When you are in pain, especially when your pain has been there for a long time and lasts for days without end, medication may appear to be the best pain relief option.
Millions of people use over-the-counter and prescription drugs but have you noticed that your pain pills could be making your pain worse?
In many cases, the answer is yes. Even if you are taking them correctly, your pain medications can make you feel worse.
If you’ve been prescribed opioid medication for chronic pain, for more than a couple of weeks, you may be at-risk for serious side effects, tolerance and dependence.
That’s why pain management doctors provide specialized pain treatment that doesn’t require painkillers. Modern pain medicine offers minimally invasive interventional treatments that provide lasting relief and improve quality of life.
Treatment options include steroid injections, nerve blocks, spinal cord stimulation, radiofrequency ablation, vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty and regenerative medicine treatments, such as PRP Therapy and Stem Cell Therapy. One or more of these treatments may be used in conjunction with each other and/or physical therapy to help you lead the life you want.
Pain management specialists in Phoenix treat all types of pain including chronic neck and back pain, different kind of headaches such as migraines, cluster headaches etc. They also specialize in nerve blocks, facet joint injections, radiofrequency ablation, spinal cord stimulator treatment in Phoenix, Arizona to treat back and neck pain, pelvic/abdominal pain, RSD and discomfort in one’s shoulder, hip, knees and ankle joints.