Chronic pain relief involves finding an effective way to manage pain. A number of people with chronic pain rely on medications such as NSAIDs and antidepressants to manage pain. Others are turning to alternative therapies like biofeedback and yoga to relieve pain. Your health care provider may recommend a combination of both to provide chronic pain relief.
- Anticonvulsants have been shown to be effective in treating chronic pain.
- Topical pain relief creams can reduce the transmission of pain-relaying chemicals to the brain.
- Even though there is a potential for addiction, opioids can provide temporary chronic pain relief.