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The effects of unresolved chronic pain
During the Directions in Veterinary Medicine Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana, Arielle Pechette Markley DVM, cVMA, CVPP, CCRT, DAAPM, shared her opinion on how unresolved chronic pain can impact a pet's life
In this dvm360® interview, Arielle Pechette Markley DVM, cVMA, CVPP, CCRT, DAAPM, discusses how unresolved chronic pain can sometimes negatively impact a pet's quality of life and overall happiness, plus how this can affect the human-animal bond.
A partial transcript of the interview is below. View the video for more of the discussion.
Arielle Pechette Markley DVM, cVMA, CVPP, CCRT, DAAPM: Some of the effects of unresolved chronic pain are mainly quality of life issues. These patients that have soft tissue injuries or low back pain, it can just really affect their quality of life which then affects [their] relationship with their people.