What is Pain Management?

What is Pain Management? In the simplest terms, pain management is professional medical care focused on reducing your pain. Pain management covers a wide range of treatments that are alternatives to medication-assisted treatment or surgical procedures. The focal areas of pain management are typically the spine, joints, and muscles.

If you suffer from an injury, surgical procedure, or chronic pain, then you may want to seek pain management treatment today. Doctors utilized various techniques to help you overcome your pain and live a healthier life. Pain management can provide instant relief from all types of medical conditions.

Pain Management Options

There are several different options that you can choose from for pain management, including:

Medical Care

Our Medical Care services form a variety of different approaches to help assist you in finding the perfect treatment for you. A few of our treatments under Medical Care are: 

  • Family and Primary Care
  • Pain Management
  • Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic evaluations and surgical referrals

Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic care focuses on the spine and other joints and their correlation to your central nervous system. The purpose of chiropractic is to relieve pain, improve mobility, and restore function in your nervous system and your joints. Various techniques fall within chiropractic care, but the overall goal is to adjust your spine or joints.

Physical Therapy

The purpose of physical therapy is rehabilitation from an injury, surgery, or medical condition. A physical therapist utilizes programmed exercises and equipment to help you regain function. Through physical therapy, you can improve your range of motion and restore your body’s normal performance without difficulty.

Spinal Decompression

When your spine is compressed, it creates a lot of pressure and pain in your back. Spinal decompression relieves the pain by stretching your back. This takes the pressure off of your spinal disks. A therapist will typically use spinal decompression for bulging or herniated disks. Spinal decompression also helps promote water, oxygen, and nutrient movement throughout your spine.

Interventional Pain Management Medicine

Your body may not heal itself properly after an injury. Interventional medicine is in place to provide more options to patients for pain management without having to immediately resort to a major procedure. We offer a variety of treatments including: 

  • Trigger point therapy
  • Percutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (PENS) 
  • Regenerative Medicine (Stem Cell/PRP)
  • Large Point Injections
  • Radio Frequency Ablations
  • Facet Injections and more..

Benefits of Pain Management

There are several ways in which pain management can benefit you physically and mentally, including:

  • A non-invasive approach to pain reduction – you may not need surgery.
  • A healthier alternative to prescription medication (opioids or benzodiazepines)
  • Promotes physical and mental wellness through holistic therapy
  • Provides instant relief to the back, neck, and shoulder pain
  • Offers a long-term solution for mobility and optimal body performance

Pain management can help you get through your daily routine at work or home with less pain and discomfort. 

Schedule a Session at BackFit Health + Spine Today

If you are suffering from chronic back, shoulder, or neck pain, then contact BackFit Health + Spine today. We offer a wide range of pain management services at our 8 locations throughout the Phoenix Valley. To schedule a session with a treatment specialist, call us at 1-877-BACKFIT, or fill out the form on our contact page.  

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