Earlier this year I was referred to the Pain Management Clinic at my local hospital and last month I had my very first appointment with the Pain Management Consultant. The reason I was referred to him was because I suffer from widespread chronic pain on a daily basis due to my rare health condition, Marfan Syndrome. All of my other Doctors have done and still do their best for me, but we needed an experts advice when it comes to my chronic pain. I had mixed feelings before seeing the Specialist though. I was optimistic because this was my last hope, but I was also a little bit skeptical about whether this would be worthwhile or not. I’d read some negative reviews online about the Pain Management Team and it was quite off putting, but I had to try not to listen to them as I didn’t want to end up talking myself out of attending the appointment. I needed this to go well so I tried to remain as positive as possible, although I still felt slightly doubtful. As soon as I entered the consu
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