Defining Pain Management
Pain management is a branch of medical science concerned with easing both acute and chronic pain and increasing quality of life. Using a multi-disciplinary approach (medical care, physical therapy, chiropractic, etc.), pain management specialists help patients to reduce or eradicate pain while preventing future suffering.
The initial sensation of acute pain is helpful in that it alerts the body to damage and/or disease. Once this message has been received and interpreted, it is no longer useful or relevant. In fact, additional pain is counterproductive, leading to reduced quality of life and even more pain. Whether pain is caused by illness or trauma, extraneous suffering can impede the healing process.
Using healthy, conservative, and effective techniques, pain management can help patients improve overall functioning and movement while putting an end to pain. Pain management in our Monmouth & Ocean County offices can help patients with the following conditions, among many others: