If you’re unfortunate enough to suffer with chronic pain, the chances that you’ll use just one form of pain management technique is very, very unlikely. The good news is that there are many options available, breakthroughs are being made regularly, and various combinations of treatment options can have positive effects where one component therapy does not.

Over the coming days, we’ll be exploring the many options for pain management, and highlighting the benefits and drawbacks of each. If you have any questions about any of these methods for managing pain, please do not hesitate to contact us about these treatments. Here are the various treatment techniques we’ll be discussing:

  • Drug Therapy
  • Trigger Point Injections
  • Surgical Implants
  • TENS
  • Bioelectric Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Exercise
  • Psychological Treatment
  • Mind-Body Therapy
  • Alternative Treatment Methods
  • Acupuncture and Acupressure
  • Chiropractic Treatment
  • Massage Therapy
  • Nutritional Supplements
  • Herbal Remedies

The Value of a Pain Clinic

The methods we’ve noted above are often sufficient for people suffering with mild to moderate chronic pain to overcome their symptoms sufficiently to live a rich life. However, for those with moderate-to-severe pain, one or more of those treatment options may not be enough, or finding the right combination may prove overly difficult.

This is where pain clinics, like Inland Pain Medicine, can come into play. Our goal is to provide our patients with better results, faster. This means using a variety of techniques after gaining a full understanding of the circumstances unique to each patient, the continuing to provide the services and support necessary for those with pain to lead the lives they want.

According to a WebMD article:

Various studies have shown as much as 50% improvement in pain reduction for chronic pain sufferers after visiting a pain clinic, and most people learn to cope better and can resume normal activities.

Is a Pain Clinic Right for You?

That depends on your unique circumstances, but if you feel as though your life is being severely affected by your pain, or if you have trouble sleeping or doing your job, these are telltale signs that stepping up your pain management regime is probably necessary. Pain clinics, including Inland, combine a variety of healthcare professionals with a variety of techniques to treat pain as efficiently, effectively, and holistically as possible. Our staff includes physicians, psychologists, pain specialists, and more to help meet our patients’ specific pain management and life goals.

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