Chronic pain is any type of pain that lasts longer than three to six months. Depending on the type, location, and severity of chronic pain, it can affect your daily routine and overall well-being. Chronic pain is often caused by past injuries or surgeries, arthritis, fibromyalgia, back problems, migraines or headaches, or infections. In some rare cases, chronic pain can also arise spontaneously without any obvious cause. Managing chronic pain can take many different forms, depending on the type, location, and severity of your pain. Aspen Orthopedic Pain and Spine offers the following treatments for chronic pain management:
- Epidural spine injections
- PRP injections
- Amnion injections
- Radio frequency ablation
- Spinal cord stimulation
- Sympathetic nerve blocks
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Besides pain, chronic pain can also cause symptoms such as a lack of energy, trouble sleeping, mood changes, weakness, feeling tired, and a loss of appetite.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Can I benefit from chronic pain management?
You may benefit from chronic pain management if you have been experiencing pain or uncomfortable sensations for three months or longer. Chronic pain management can help to treat pain associated with arthritis, back pain, cancer, fibromyalgia, headaches, nerve pain, and pain caused by certain medical conditions. To find out how chronic pain management can benefit you, schedule a consultation with Dr. Greg Condie of Aspen Orthopedic Pain and Spine today.
What can I expect when receiving chronic pain management services at Aspen Orthopedic Pain and Spine?
When receiving chronic pain management services at Aspen Orthopedic Pain and Spine, you can expect to first discuss your symptoms and medical history. Dr. Condie may also perform an exam on the area causing the pain, as well as diagnostic testing. Based on his findings, Dr. Condie will develop a treatment plan directed at addressing your chronic pain symptoms.
Will I need to follow any special instructions while receiving chronic pain management services?
Depending on your unique situation, Dr. Condie may recommend certain lifestyle changes to help effectively manage your chronic pain. For example, he may make dietary and/or exercise recommendations to help improve your symptoms.