What is the medical pain management specialty?

Pain management physicians specialize in diagnosing and management of chronic pain. Chronic pain is long-term and often can’t be totally eliminated. More than 50 million Americans are currently living with chronic pain. It can severely affect your sleep at night, concentration during the day, and can make even simple tasks much more difficult.

The goal of pain clinics is always to attempt to eliminate the pain. Pain management specialists can sometimes do so, but when this is not possible, the goal is to ease your suffering and improve your quality of life. The approach often includes a combination of physical, behavioral, and psychological therapy options. Alternative medicine may also be included in treatment plans, such as acupuncture and massage therapy.

Pain can come from a wide range of disorders and diseases. Pain can be caused by surgery, injury, nerve damage, metabolic problems such as diabetes. Sometimes pain may not have an obvious cause.

Here at BackFit Health + Spine, we focus on relieving pain through an interdisciplinary approach to treatment. From chiropractic to physical therapy to our medical team and pain management procedure centers, our goal is to reduce your pain and raise your quality of life.

If you’re unable to work, our goal is to help you return to it as quickly and painlessly as possible.

What pain does BackFit treat?

This is a partial list of the chronic pain conditions and symptoms that we treat:

  • Ankle pain
  • Arm pain
  • Arthritis
  • Auto injury
  • Back spasms
  • Bulging disc
  • Cancer pain
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Complex regional pain syndrome
  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Elbow pain
  • Facet joint disorders
  • Failed surgery syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot pain
  • Hand pain
  • Headaches & migraines
  • Herniated disc
  • Hip pain
  • Knee pain
  • Leg pain
  • Low back Pain
  • Muscle spasms
  • Neck pain
  • Occipital neuralgia
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Pelvic pain
  • Personal injury
  • Phantom limb pain
  • Pinched nerve
  • Postherpetic neuralgia
  • Post-op pain
  • Restless leg syndrome
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder pain
  • Sports injury
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Temporomandibular joint pain (TMJ)
  • Trigeminal neuralgia
  • Whiplash
  • Work injury

We focus on musculoskeletal pain control, but we can treat many types of other pain as well.

What should I expect at my first visit for pain management?

In your first visit, your pain doctor will begin to get to know you and your pain.

Your doctor will:

  1. Take a detailed family history
  2. Provide a physical exam and review your past tests
  3. Complete in-house digital x-ray imaging if needed

No matter what type of pain you have, you will leave your first visit with a clearer understanding of your pain with a plan for further evaluation and treatment.

Ready to raise your quality of life?
Click here to schedule your first pain management visit.

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