According to the National Center for Health Statistics, one in four people report that they have had a problem with pain that does not go away. Only recently have doctors started calling chronic pain a disease in it's own right, and according to professor and pain specialist Harald Breivik, "Chronic pain costs society more than cancer and heart disease combined"
Still there are far too few specialists, too little funds for research and according to recent Norwegian studies only 2% of people suffering chronic pain have access to comprehensive specialized pain treatment. And that's in one of the richest countries in the world!!!
September is pain awareness month
How are you going to spread the word?