Pain Management

By: Olympia Physiotherapy and Sport Injury Clinic  07/04/2011
Keywords: back pain, neck pain, arthritis

 

Pain management (also called pain medicine) is that branch of medicine employing an interdisciplinary approach to easing the suffering and improving the of those living with .The typical pain management team includes medical practitioners, clinical physiotherapists, and other health care professionals.

Pain usually resolves promptly once the underlying trauma or pathology has healed, and is treated by one practitioner, with drugs such as analgesics and (occasionally) anxiolytics. Effective management of long term pain, however, frequently requires the coordinated efforts of the management team.

At Olympia, a detailed history is taken, followed by a thorough clinical examination. A full range of options are then discussed with our patients.

Treatments include the use of:

Pain killing medications

Injections with steroid

Nerve ablation techniques

 

 

Most patients will also benefit from physiotherapy.

 

The most common complaints seen in pain management clinics relate to back pain in any part of the spine.

For a consultation with one of our Physiotherapistsor Pain Management Consultants contact us on 07852 712115

Keywords: arthritis, back injury, back pain, back pain relief, low back pain, lower back pain, Neck Exercises, neck pain, Neck Pain Relief, pain management, Physiotherapy & Sports Injury, Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Clinic, Physiotherapy and Sports injury clinic, sciatica, slipped disc, Stiff Back, whiplash

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