In daily life when problem solving we are trained to look for commonality between a presenting situation and others like it. In medicine we do that too. We try to cluster all symptoms together and look for something, a thing, that went wrong to explain them. While this is great when it works (there is only one thing that has to be fixed) sadly it frequently fails. In many people with complex, chronic pain, or in those with other concurrent medical problems, the only way to actually get back on a healing path is to accept that there is no singular, unifying diagnosis but rather there are a multitude of problems and each of them has to be solved, one at a time, in order to get onto a healing path. Learn more about alternative approaches to complex, chronic pain at piedmontpmr.com.