Chronic pain can have upsides
August 20, 2023
Physical pain – it turns your life upside down while it lasts. Instead of concentrating on having fun or getting your job done, a person experiencing pain suddenly finds themselves with a new goal: getting rid of it – now. Aspirin, painkillers, bed rest, anything. You name it, we want it.
But let’s look at those who live with chronic pain – the kind that their doctor has been unable to help so far, and not much hope that it will be taken away soon.
When you talk to sufferers of chronic pain, you find that there seem to be a few characteristics that are part and parcel of the whole...