If traditional treatment for chronic pain fails, there are other options to consider. There are alternative therapies, such as acupuncture, spinal manipulation, herbs and supplements, as well as lifestyle changes, such as exercise. Specific conditions may also offer several other medications or treatments to try, such as is the case with back pain. Sometimes surgery is an option when traditional methods have failed.
Until a cure is found, solutions to help someone live with pain are the next best thing. Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) is one such condition that may not be curable, but it can be made livable. Before CRPS is declared incurable, doctors must look for a reason for ongoing nerve injury or delayed nerve healing. Once the MR neurographies,…