Pain Office is a website maintained by Dr Shivanna Venkataramana, Anaesthetist and Chronic pain specialist practising at Mallige Medical Center, Jain Hospital and Khade Hospital, Bangalore. The website gives information about Chronic Pain management.
Chronic pain is pain that extends beyond the expected period of healing. An acute pain, which is expected after a tissue injury usually lasts for the duration of the healing process and probably bit more than that. But if the pain is lasting well beyond the healing process then it can be categorized has chronic pain. Sometimes, there might be pain, with out any obvious tissue injury and in such cases if the pain lasts for more than 3months it can be categorized has chronic pain. Chronic pain persists and persistent pain often serves no useful purpose.
This site helps to bring awareness about chronic pain and the various options available to manage pain to improve the quality of life in these group of patients
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