Doctors Not Taking Pain Seriously

do you have chronic pain?

do you have chronic pain? (Photo credit: Kate Tomlinson)

So often I hear that people go to doctors and the doctors don’t take their pain seriously. I also know that most doctors are afraid of prescribing narcotic pain medications for people who have fibromyalgia. As I have been looking for a new doctor, one that I went to said that he would be willing to work with me to keep symptoms controlled but he doesn’t prescribe narcotics for people with FM.

Here is a link to an interesting article by a doctor who experienced chronic pain after a car accident. His experience with other doctors led him to change how he practiced medicine.

http://www.webmd.com/pain-management/features/pain-doctor-chronic-pain-patient