Chronic pain, as it’s name suggests, is a debilitating condition that affects an estimated 3.2 million Australians.
Dealing with chronic pain is as much a psychological battle as a physical one. John Saunders knows this all too well.
If you are living with pain, you’d undoubtedly know that it can often affect other aspects of your life, including your sleep, your work, your mood and your relationships. Controlling your pain, through a variety of pain management strategies can play a crucial role in helping you to feel more comfortable as you go about your day-to-day life.
If you’re one of the many Australians living with pain everyday, now is a good time to update your medication so you don’t get caught out by the looming changes to codeine-based medicines.
Just about everyone experiences pain at some point or another. However, 1 in 5 of us lives with long-term chronic pain, like arthritis or back problems1, making every day a challenge. Chronic pain can impact our sleep, mood, general health, as well as our relationships with others1.