Pain Management

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Pain Management is the diagnoses and treatment of short or long term pain to an individual. Pain can be caused by injuries, trauma, disease, or degenerative conditions. Acute pain can last a moment; rarely does it become chronic pain. Chronic pain lasts for long periods of time and is resistant to most medical treatment and can cause severe problems for the patient. Pain attacks the human body at every vulnerable target; muscles, bones and joints. It can negatively impact the quality of life of a patient, impede his or her recovery, and cause depression.

Pain Management encompasses pharmalogical treatment, non-pharmalogical treatment, and procedures to prevent, reduce or stop pain sensations. Pain Management can facilitate recovery, prevent health complications, and improve quality of life. Some typical procedures are:

  • Trigger point injections
  • Joint injections
  • Epidural steroid injections
  • Facet block injections
  • Facet joint radio frequency