Non Surgical Treatment for Pain
Typically when we injure ourselves, we think to visit a doctor or surgeon to remedy our pain. However, with chronic pain, the same decisions are usually made which might not be best. When it comes to chronic pain it might be best to visit a pain management specialist.
What is a pain management specialist? Pain management specialists are Physicians that are specifically trained in the functional human anatomy as well as specially trained in how our bodies cause and interpret pain signals. Understanding how pain is perceived and where it is located can tell a Pain management specialist a great deal about the root cause of the problem as well as the most effective diagnosis and course of treatment.
Many courses of treatment include: nerve blocks, injections, spinal cord stimulators, and rehabilitation. Which treatment method you require will depend solely on your condition and functional ability.
If you’ve been experiencing pain for an injury that’s lasted longer than a few weeks, contact a pain management specialist today! We’re here to help and would gladly answer any questions you might have.
Source: AAOS – PRP