Pain resulting from injury or surgery is completely normal, but if you’re experiencing ongoing pain for months or years, it’s time to seek help. Chronic, or long-term, pain can be minimized and sometimes eliminated through chronic pain management.
The goal of chronic pain management is to improve function and increase your quality of life by managing your pain. Managing chronic pain often does not mean eliminating pain, but rather bringing it to more manageable levels, allowing you to participate in your life without being controlled by your pain. Conditions we often see and treat include:
Your pain management team will carefully explain all available treatment options and review the potential risks and benefits of each option with you.