Counselling supported by ultrasound scanning  was effective both in terms of pain scores (OR 6.77,95% CI 2.8316.19, n = 90) and mood. The use of a multidisciplinary approach  led to a positive outcome in a self-rating scale (OR 4.15, 95% CI 1.91-8.99, n = 106) and daily activity but not in pain scores. In British pain clinics, women with CPP rated the intensity of their pain similarly to those with other types of chronic pain. The pattern of interventions used for this group showed less recourse to nerve blocks among those with CPP. Access to clinical psychology input was sadly lacking among all groups of patients (Fig. 43.1, ).
Was this article helpful?
Do You Suffer From Chronic Pain? Do You Feel Like You Might Be Addicted to Pain Killers For Life? Are You Trapped on a Merry-Go-Round of Escalating Pain Tolerance That Might Eventually Mean That No Pain Killer Treats Your Condition Anymore? Have you been prescribed pain killers with dangerous side effects?