Chronic pain is a complex condition that requires a multidisciplinary approach to treatment. In addition to medication, physical therapy, psychological counseling, and alternative therapies such as acupuncture or massage may be recommended to manage chronic pain effectively.
Approximately 11.2% of US adults experience daily pain lasting 3+ months
While severe pain affects 17.6% of the population
Resulting in worse health, higher healthcare utilization, and greater disability
At our clinic, we have expertise in treating chronic pain in a range of areas, helping patients to manage their symptoms and improve their quality of life. We treat chronic pain in different parts of the body
Headaches and neck pain from postural syndromes
Lower back pain from slip-and-falls
Hip pain from injury or osteoarthritis
Knee pain from sports injuries and osteoarthritis
Patients suffering from chronic pain frequently exhibit one or more of the following symptoms.
Fear when performing daily activities
Increasingly reliant on pain medication
New or worsening conditions may develop
Circulation problems are a potential complication
Emotions, depression, anxiety, nervous system hypersensitivity, tissue damage, and pain caused in the brain are all aspects of chronic pain that have been effectively treated by:
Patient education: Physical therapists help chronic pain patients understand that chronic pain is a multifaceted condition involving physical, emotional, and neurological factors.
Hands-on treatment: Soft tissue and spinal manipulative techniques are commonly utilized by physical therapists to reduce pain and improve mobility.
Graded exercise programs: Physical therapists can provide graded exercise programs to help improve strength and endurance, making daily activities easier to perform.
stretching/strengthening exercises can help manage chronic pain and improve daily activities.