Chronic Pain, if left untreated or not treated properly, can take over your life. Chronic Pain Management can give you a new lease of life, helping you look beyond the pain and enjoy life again. A focused and personalised treatment plan is what you need to manage chronic pain.
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Chronic Pain can result from an accident, injury, illness or chronic disease. In some rare cases, Chronic Pain might have no apparent origin at all.
While anyone can be affected by Chronic Pain, there are certain risk factors that make you more likely to suffer from it. These factors include:
To treat and manage Chronic Pain, it is important that you see a doctor and discuss your case history. The doctor will then be able to formulate a treatment plan for you to manage your Chronic Pain. Treatment will vary depending on factors such as the source, location or cause of the pain
Pain medications might be prescribed to you for short term pain management or in addition to other long-term treatments.
Medications commonly prescribed for the management of Chronic Pain are:
You doctor might suggest psychological therapies as a viable treatment for Chronic Pain Management. These include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and other methods such as mindfulness, meditation, hypnosis and other relaxation therapies.
Physical and Occupation Therapy have proven to be effective in Chronic Pain Management. Physical therapy involves treatments such as massage therapy, posture correction, exercises and Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation
Occupation therapy refers to the use of specialised equipment and guidelines to help you perform your tasks in such a way so as to not exacerbate the pain.
Injections, nerve blockers and implantable devices might also be used in certain instances to manage and treat pain.
If you’re suffering from chronic pain, get in touch with us and we’ll be happy to provide you with a personalised treatment plan to deal with it.