Empowering persons living with pain to be active in their pain management together with healthcare professionals and others.
Focus not just on pain but also on the pain’s impact on quality of life.
Easy understandable overview of problems at hand for acknowledgement and validation of the pain experience.
Living with ongoing pain is much more than living with the pain. It is a daily challenge to sleep, mood, tiredness, and much more.
A challenge to the quality of life.
In The Empowered Pain Patient” primary care physician and pain researcher Kim Kristiansen, M.D. provides knowledge and strategies to individualized ongoing customized pain management, and enhanced shared decision making. Pain management based on individualized information about pain and quality of life.
The pain is validated and acknowledged, and so is the pain’s influence on the persons life. Information and understanding of pain mechanisms relates to the individual experience.
The person, active in pain management, works with the health care professional(s) to set treatment goals and to evaluate and adjust the effects of treatment.