Finding The Right Doctor
As a patient who lives with chronic pain, the most important thing is that you find a doctor who you trust. Sometimes the doctor you have is not the right fit. Make sure you do some research on doctors in your area. Look at their patient ratings and pay special attention to where patients talk about how the doctor listens or how he or she made the patient feel. However, keeping a pain journal and using the specifics of LOCATES paired with finding a good doctor will hopefully keep your chronic pain under control.