Followers of this blog are familiar with the idea of chronic pain being much more common than you might initially think. However, you might not realize just how many Americans suffer from chronic pain without taking a look at recent statistics and surveys.
Chronic pain is often a blanket diagnosis used to explain pain that persists consistently over a period longer than 3-6 months. However, chronic pain can result from many different disorders and injuries. Unfortunately, many of these problems come from common accidents, such as motor vehicle accidents or slip and falls.