Chronic pain is pain that isn’t due to a temporary cause and typically lasts longer than three months. Chronic pain can be constant or can come and go. You might have some painful days during the week and some pain-free, or you might have pain at certain times of the day and not others.
In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, geriatrician Dr. Brandon Verdoorn tells us about the wide range of effects of chronic pain on older patients. To listen, click the link below.