Well you can ask your doc about
I also meditate and do mindfulness for chronic pain. I find amazingly that it helps reduce the daily pain and nausea. You can learn quickly and even do a min or two in the ladies room at work.
It is not the religious kind of meditation.
I have given you a link to check out both coping skills. It took me about
a week to get into the grove with this, but I like it and it work. Very calming. www.mindful.org/?s=meditation+for+chronic+pain
Peace and strength