Understanding And Treating Chronic Pain
Everyone experiences pain from time to time. Pain is part of life, but when does pain become abnormal? Chronic pain is pain that lasts for weeks or even months. Do you experience pain on a daily basis? Is pain interfering with your everyday life? If you are experiencing pain that won't go away, we can help you regain your energy and physical independence.
What is Chronic Pain?
Chronic pain can range in severity. Sufferers of pain may just have a dull ache, while others will experience
debilitating pain. Chronic pain can come in many forms including:
- Dull aches
What Causes Chronic Pain?
Chronic pain affects nearly 50 million people, according to the American Pain Foundation. Some chronic pain can be traced back to an injury, while other cases of chronic pain appear to have no known cause. In most cases, nerve damage is at the root of chronic pain.
How is Chronic Pain Treated?
There are many ways to treat and manage chronic pain. Katalyst Pain Management in St. Louis, MO treats pain in different ways depending on the patient. Over the counter pain relievers, opioids, topical pain relievers, and acupuncture are just a few treatments for chronic pain. Don't lose hope when one treatment doesn't work, there are many other treatment options available for chronic pain. We are here to help you get your life back.
What to Expect at Katalyst Pain Management
On your initial appointment at Katalyst Pain Management, we will perform a complete physical to pinpoint the source of your chronic pain. A health history will be compiled. We will note any therapies you may have tried as well as any drugs you took or are currently taking to treat your pain. Many injuries can cause chronic pain. Whether the pain started as the result of a car accident, sports injury, or is caused by a disease, we are here to help you. We will set pain management goals with you.
Get Power Over Your Pain
Katalyst Pain Management is your partner in the fight against chronic pain. Once we locate the source of the pain we will then put a treatment plan in place. Nerve blocks, nerve stimulation, and prescription medications are just a few ways to treat chronic pain. We use the latest treatment technologies in pain management. We approach chronic pain management in a holistic, whole-body way. Sleep, diet, and exercise all play a role in pain management. Results vary from patient to patient, but we will help you get your life back.
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