Chronic Pain Management

About Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is something that millions of people around the world suffer with; chronic pain has the potential to make your life much more difficult and in some cases, even make you feel as if your life has come to a complete stop. Chronic pain can get in the way of enjoying basic everyday activities such as playing with your children, going to school, doing daily errands, and much more. Chronic pain is also difficult to treat in many cases because many types of treatments offered for chronic pain are merely temporary fixes that reduce pain for a few days, weeks, or possibly even months–only for the pain to come rearing back again stronger than before. Chronic pain is therefore understandably difficult to live with and it is something that many people want to treat.

Types of Chronic Pain

There are many different types of chronic pain. Chronic pain can affect anywhere in the body and it can present itself through a variety of different conditions.

Some of the most common places that chronic pain occurs are:

  • Mid-back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Low-back pain
  • Sciatica
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Tennis or Golfer’s Elbow
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Headaches
  • Knee pain
  • Neuropathy
  • Foot pain
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Herniated discs
  • SI Joint Pain
  • Migraines
  • Arthritis
  • Canal Stenosis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Ankle pain
  • And more

Chronic Pain Management

Anyone who suffers from chronic pain knows that chronic can severely impact your quality of life. Chronic pain can make it difficult to do everyday tasks, as well as get in the way of enjoying hobbies and free time. That is why treating chronic pain is important. Proper treatment will help restore the quality of life while reducing the overall pain experienced by the patient.

There is no “one size fits all” chronic pain treatment. Some chronic pain treatments merely mask the pain temporarily; and while this can provide temporary relief, it is not an ideal solution due to the potentially addictive use of painkillers to mask the pain and the fact that the chronic pain will still return once the medicated treatment wears off. In the case of medications which have to be taken every day, this could mean having to take painkiller pills every few hours just to mask chronic pain–which is something that most people would rather avoid for obvious reasons.

The key to chronic pain treatment is viewing chronic pain treatment as “chronic pain management.” Chronic pain, as its name suggests, is chronic–this means it does not go away. Viewing the treatment of chronic pain as “chronic pain management” allows for a more realistic and comprehensive view of handling chronic pain. Proper management of chronic pain will reduce pain and increase the quality of life as a whole, both of which are benefits that anyone with chronic pain will definitely appreciate.

If you are ready for chronic pain to stop running your life, then consult with your physician about the possibility of chronic pain management as a form of chronic pain treatment today. Fountain Wellness provides a number of chronic pain treatments, so stop suffering and book a consultation with us today.