Over 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain. And this pain can not be changed due to lifestyle changes or over-the-counter medications. Prescribed pain medications can lead to dangerous side effects including addiction. The best option for most chronic pain sufferers is pain management. However, you may be wondering if you are the perfect candidate for such a therapy. Below, we have listed some conditions that fit the ideal candidate for pain therapy.
Cancer patients experience some of the worst chronic pain due to tumor pressure. This type of pain can make it hard for people to fight their tumor. Pain therapy can help alleviate the pain and give the patient strength and a positive attitude to fight their condition.
Pain After Surgery
You have probably heard the stories of people who had a complicated surgery and suffered lasting pain after the procedure. Or perhaps you are experiencing prolonged pain after back surgery or some other procedure. Pain management can offer you a long lasting solution to that chronic pain.
Chronic pancreatitis is caused by inflammation of the pancreatic duct. This condition may be manageable through pain therapy.
Cerebral palsy is a serious condition which causes a loss of control over one’s body movement. This condition is associated with major pain and that chronic pain may be treatable.
A stroke is caused by a lack of oxygen to the brain. This event can cause paralysis in a part of the body as well as chronic pain.
Spinal Cord or Brain Injuries
Spinal cord or brain injuries can cause serious chronic pain. And, in some cases, this condition may be treated with pain therapy.
What Is Pain Therapy?
Depending on your individual needs, our professionals will develop a pain management plan with you. Our goal is to help you manage your pain as efficiently as possible without the need for opioids, if that is what you want. Our most common recommendations include: physical therapy and alternative medicine such as acupuncture.