We all deal so long and hard with chronic pain. Each of us tries to identify what is the best action plan to help get through it.
I was just reminded of Acute Pain. The past 4 days my right knee was swollen and getting bigger with a lot of pain and trouble putting any pressure on it. Had no idea what I did.
I went to my Deep Tissue Guy and he said I stetch ACL like tendons and my calf muscles locked in a natural response. Well, he dug his elbows in to my thigh up/dow which seemed for about 3 hours. All of that torture did help.. I came up used a lot ice and am doing that today.
But the thing is I am basically actuing like a baby with this.
Using a cane to get out of chair, leg up in the air, ice, etc
Let I can deal with day to day chronic pain....
Its very interested, so much of it depends on our outlooks.
We all know that acute may be intense, but it will go away, with chronic will know it will always be there
Ron DiLauro Spine-Health System Administrator I am not a medical professional. I comment on personal experiences