What is the outlook for people with neuropathic pain?

Neuropathic pain is difficult to treat completely but is usually not life-threatening. You’ll get the best results from combining rehabilitation with support for your emotional, social and mental wellbeing. You will be able to manage your pain to a level that improves your quality of life with the help of a pain specialist in using some or most of the methods mentioned above.

Last reviewed by a Cleveland Clinic medical professional on 12/07/2020.

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