Thousands of New Zealanders suffer from persistent pain due to injury or illness and pain conditions remain one of the most expensive health problems internationally. Persistent or chronic pain is pain that lasts longer than six months. Persistent pain can range from mild to excruciating, intermittent to continuous, it can be simply an inconvenience or it can be totally incapacitating.
Persistent pain impacts on all or many aspects of a person’s life and a key area is the impact it has on a person’s ability to maintain employment…… loss of job=loss of financial security, can lead to loss of relationships and social contacts, loss of fitness, loss of quality and enjoyment of life, stress, poor sleep, depression….. and more pain…. and so the cycle goes on.
Breaking that cycle and learning to live life despite having pain can seem an overwhelming bridge to attempt to cross. Our team at AIM has successfully supported chronic pain clients to make that crossing.
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