What Is Pain Management?

May 9, 2017

There are many types of pain, and not every type is treatable with a painkiller or pill. Pain management is a term for a medical specialty. This is a unique skill that therapists and physicians or physiotherapists have for treating their patients. When considering every kind of bodily pain, even the neural ones may not have an obvious cause.

Are All Types of Pain Treatable?

A lot depends on the patient’s willingness to seek pain management treatment and benefit from it. But a good physician or therapist will do their best to offer therapy, exercises and medication that will ease the pain—if not erase it completely.

When a person has been through psychological trauma, for example, he or she may undergo some kind of pain associated with the traumatic event.

Pain management is also a way of being able to live with pain. There are certain minimally invasive procedures that your physician may schedule for you if you are recommended to undergo pain management treatment. Each year, doctors and therapists help thousands of patients in the country live with their pain. Some professionals choose Ayurveda or natural methods of pain management, while others opt for a more modern use of medicine to treat patients.

The physicians will have been trained in two fields: either anesthesiology or physiatry, in which they learn how to handle and carry out the necessary procedures of proper pain management.

Finding the Perfect Pain Management Center

It may take a lot of research to find the pain management center that is best for you. Don’t hesitate to ask for recommendations, especially from friends who have gone through pain management before.

Whichever you choose, you must seek the help of a pain management center that has your best interests in mind.

A new clinic in Jasper has recently opened to welcome patients undergoing pain management therapy. If you have questions related to ongoing pain, or pain which you may experience as a result of an upcoming medical procedure, don’t hesitate to give them a call. You can visit us at both of our clinic locations below.

Birmingham Clinic

1020 26th Street South, Ste 100 Birmingham, AL 35205
Hours: M-F 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM
P: 205.332.3155 | F: 866.644.8086

Jasper Clinic

20 Medical Center Dr, Ste 200 Jasper, AL 35501
Hours: M-F 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM
P: 205.544.2195 | F: 844.206.1763