Huge congratulations to Lesley Brydon from Pain Australia on an enormous full page feature in The Australian today. Lesley is right across the issue of chronic pain and pain management. Regardless of what your condition is, a multidisciplinary approach to chronic pain management is absolutely fundamental.
This is SO TRUE for Endometriosis.
Concentrating only on surgery or only on medication is simply not enough. A range of treatments that address physical and psychological symptoms is important in keeping on top of pain. Relying on opioids is dangerous as they can become addictive an ineffective – another issue Pain Australia is passionate about.
Learn more about what a multidisciplinary approach to pain actually MEANS + loads more info about chronic pain from painaustralia.org.au