Pain management is a medical discipline for diagnosing and treating pain or discomfort. Simple pain management focuses on treating simple cases of pain that can be alleviated with short-term treatment, while complex pain management is reserved for cases of chronic pain that need ongoing care. We specialize in the medical management of chronic pain, with the goal of improving your quality of life.Effective pain management results in many benefits that go beyond a reduction in pain, including:
Your provider creates an individualized treatment plan for your specific type of pain that aligns with your goals, preferences, with an emphasis on your quality of life.
You should consider seeking pain management if you have pain from an injury or condition severe or prolonged enough to greatly affect your life. Pain treatable with pain management can be split into the following two categories:
Nociceptive pain comes from specific injuries or forms of tissue damage. Examples include broken bones and muscle strains.
Neuropathic pain comes directly from damage or disease directly affecting your nerves and has no specific area of origin. Examples include fibromyalgia and complex regional pain syndrome.