What is Pain Management?
The process of pain management and rehabilitation is often two-fold. Under the supervision of a medical doctor, patients in pain may receive either one or both of the following:
Pharmacological Intervention: For the relief of serious pain, the careful use of painkilling medications may be employed. Some patients may require injections of a steroid or anesthetic numbing agent. The purpose of this strategy is to help patients find relief in order to make use of physical therapy and other rehabilitation techniques as described above.