Persistent pain that lasts weeks to years. Chronic pain is very common as there more than 3 million US cases per year
Treatment can help, but this condition can’t be cured, although it may resolve within months. Treatments include medications, acupuncture, electrical stimulation, Physical and Occupational Therapy, and surgery.
The pain may be caused by inflammation or dysfunctional nerves. The primary symptom is persistent pain that lasts weeks to years.