Chronic pain is a serious matter. It causes depression, misery and damage to personal relationships. It can affect your education and goals. Chronic pain, if severe enough, can make it impossible for you to continue with your work. It robs you of sleep. If you have severe arthritis, for example, it might be that you can’t even open a bottle cap or climb a few stairs. Your joints ache all over. No matter the condition causing the pain, it can get to the point where it seems like there is nothing else in your life but pain. If this has happened to you, you need to know that help is available. A pain management specialist can help you reduce or eliminate your pain and get your life back.