I have more than 20 years experience working with people experiencing persisting pain.
I have a PhD at Karolinska Institutet (Stockholm) and am head of the pain department at Capio St Görans Hospital, being clinically active. I have a speciality in anestesiology and intensive care, and have a pain speciality from 2007. Welcome inside!
Even if the health care system and people surrounding you can help you, the real boss in your life is - You!
You decide what to do and that you are to really _do_ something.
To help you with this, you can take a look at these suggestions:
New book Aug 12 - Outsmart the pain !
To become better you need to know. To know you need to read. To "outsmart" does not mean to ignoring the pain, but to change the focus of the brain with knowledge and practical methods.
With the help of this book you will learn more about pharmacology, different types of pain and their treatment, read about very different patient stories and even on how you can prepare your visit to your doctor!
(sorry - only in Swedish and no delivery outside Sweden unless you write to firstname.lastname@example.org and ask for it .....)