Chronic pain is a common and distressing problem. It lasts at least 12 weeks and usually doesn’t respond well to medications and treatments. It commonly
occurs because of an injury, a disease, or an operation but can also present without any cause.
Chronic pain can often start following conditions such as:
Long-term conditions such as fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome and certain types of cancer cause incessant pain. These conditions have been known to trigger other complications such as depression, anxiety and insomnia affecting the persons quality of life.
Indeed, chronic pain increases the chances of developing depressive symptoms and TMS proves efficacious in the treatment both this improving the quality of life of many patients with comorbid symptoms.