This can occur from an injury that impacted more than one area of the body or it can occur when the compensation for an initial injury causes pain and discomfort somewhere else.
Many times person habits, such as sleeping on your stomach for chronic back pain sufferers, can contribute to the problem and even cause it to worsen over time.
So when treating chronic pain conditions, it can take considerable time to generate the desired benefits as there can be both a change in habits that have to occur as well as reduction of swelling and inflammation.
That being said, the sooner the problem is addressed, the sooner you will start feeling better.
Conversely, the longer things go untreated, the more complex the chronic condition can become and then the longer it will take to correct as well.
If you are in any sort of pain or discomfort and have been in a pain state for a considerable period of time, then you may have a chronic pain condition and should consider giving us a call to book a free initial consultation at our Burlington Clinic.