PPain is inevitable but suffering is optional. Pain is also a symptom that tells the body that something is wrong; however it becomes persistent or chronic serves no purpose and interferes with the quality of life making patient irritable, sad or depressed. This chronic pain becomes like a disease affecting both the patient and the family.
A short course of analgesics does helps most of the patients in acute pain but in due course become ineffective and have adverse effects on the body. Patients continue to suffer in pain in spite of medical and surgical treatment and diagnosing the cause of pain becomes difficult.
Holy Spirit Hospital Pain Management Clinic is a specialized centre wherein such patients with chronic pain are thoroughly assessed and treated with a combination of pharmacotherapy, pain blocks, counseling, education, exercises and lifestyle modifications thereby helping in reducing the pain so that the individual person and their loved ones have the best quality of life.