Understanding Chronic Pain and the Proper Pain Management

body in painUnderstanding Chronic Pain

Basically, chronic pain is any type of physical pain that lasts for more than 12 weeks. There are different types of persistent pain that can last for a month or longer. Everyday, Americans suffer from chronic pain without receiving the appropriate therapy.  If left untreated, chronic pain can be excruciating and will prevent a person from performing properly. Whether you’re a student, professional, or a stay-at-home individual, chronic pain is something you should seriously address right at the get go!

Acute pain and chronic pain are the two types of pain that requires professional management. Among the two, chronic pain is more stressful because it can last for a longer period of time. Dealing with this type of pain is important to avoid the negative impact it causes on one’s daily life. In addition, economic and social consequences can be prevented when addressed immediately with the right medical care. Lastly, it is among the major causes of disability among adults in the United States. Without appropriate pain management, these problems will ruin your life while you suffer from severe pain.

How to Deal with Chronic Pain

Restoration of Murphy specializes in dealing with chronic pain through proper pain management. Although the cause of the pain is untreatable or cannot be removed, pain management helps individuals live a better life. When we say better life, it is a life where pain is managed to enable the patient to function as a normal person.

Rehabilitation is the main goal in pain management. Despite the increase level of function being the primary goal in treating chronic pain according to American Pain Society, our group focuses on reducing suffering to maximize the function. Basically, it is our belief that people tend to do less when suffering from serious pain. Thus it is our objective to minimize the agony of our patients with our pain management plan. Rehabilitation requires the active participation of the person in need of treatment. That is the true essence of the rehabilitation process while we maintain the patient’s wellness through careful pain management.

Aside from pain management, we also offer expert opioid use disorder therapy to substance users who would like to come out clean and start a fresh life. Get in touch with us through Twitter or call us for faster transaction. We desire only the best life for our clients as they journey towards the end without pain and suffering.