Dr. Jennifer Stevens explains the cause of growing pains amongst teenagers and the best actions to take to help them through this difficult period.
If you’ve got chronic pain that’s gone on for longer than three months or is very complex and started to affect other parts of your life, you’ll often be referred to a multidisciplinary pain clinic. Now, what does that mean? That means that we look at all the different aspects of your life and how the pain has affected it. So, it’s partly about the physical, it’s about drug safety, making sure that the medications that you’re on are not ones that you’re going to become dependent on, they’re not going to cause other problems within your life. It’s partly about making sure that nothing’s been missed in your diagnosis.
Antipsychotic drugs are commonly prescribed to people with dementia but music and massage can be at leat as effective in treating the agitation and aggression of dementia