Non-Opioid Chronic Pain Relief
Treat pain at its source while reducing reliance on medication
The term “chronic pain” is generally used to describe pain that lasts more than three to six months, or beyond the point of tissue healing. It is believed that pain can establish a pathway in the nervous system. In other words, the nervous system may be sending a pain signal even though the original tissue damage has healed. The nervous system misfires and creates the pain. In such cases, the pain is the disease rather than a symptom of an injury. Pain management depends on the symptoms, and how much pain you’re in.
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What are the Types of Chronic Pain?
Chronic pain ranges from mild to severe, and if left untreated can harm your quality of life. Patients suffering from chronic pain are more likely to miss work and spend more time consulting a physician. It can also interfere with normal sleep patterns, making it difficult to fall asleep or stay asleep. Chronic pain is associated with increased loss of normal function and movement in general, which in time can lead to significantly reduced quality of life and disability.
Specific symptoms of can vary from patient-to-patient. Some patients report a stabbing sensation while others may experience a dull ache. Pain levels may also vary over time and are often affected by activity. Other symptoms may include muscle spasm, cramping, tingling, stiffness, radiating pain, numbness, or weakness as well as an increased reaction to pressure or touch.
Chronic Pain may be the result of various conditions, such as:
SpineOne offers a variety of treatment options for pain management and relief. The treatments we offer are minimally-invasive alternatives to major surgery or an ongoing narcotics regimen. Our treatments are designed to help you reduce your reliance on medication, re-establish a normal range of activity, and resume a happy, healthy lifestyle.