How To Get Relief From Chronic Pain

A female camper is comforted by a male camper as she experiences chronic pain in her knee

What Is Chronic Pain?

Chronic pain is a condition that affects millions of people around the world. It can be debilitating and can significantly reduce quality of life. Fortunately, there are several treatments available to help manage chronic pain, including pain management.

New treatments have been developed in recent years that offer hope to those suffering from chronic pain.

Chronic pain is defined as any persistent or recurring pain that lasts for more than three months. It can be caused by a variety of conditions such as neuropathy, arthritis, fibromyalgia, nerve damage, and other medical conditions. Chronic pain can range from mild to severe and significantly your quality of life.

What Are the New Treatments for Chronic Pain?

Some of the new treatments for chronic pain include:

Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)

TENS is a non-invasive treatment that uses electrical pulses to stimulate nerve endings to reduce pain signals sent to the brain. This treatment is effective in reducing both acute and chronic pain in many patients.

Low-Level Laser Therapy (LLLT)

LLLT is a form of light therapy that uses low levels of laser energy to reduce inflammation and promote healing in damaged tissues. Studies have shown that this treatment can effectively reduce acute and chronic musculoskeletal pains such as back or neck pains caused by arthritis or other medical conditions.

Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS)

SCS is an implantable device that delivers electrical stimulation directly to the spinal cord in order to reduce or eliminate chronic pain signals sent from the body’s nerves to the brain. Studies have found that this treatment can effectively reduce acute and chronic pains caused by various medical conditions such as fibromyalgia or neuropathy.

Mindfulness Meditation

Mindfulness meditation involves focusing on one’s breath while also being aware of one’s thoughts without judgment, which helps promote relaxation while also assisting patients to become more aware of their own bodies, which may help them better manage their symptoms. Studies have found it can effectively reduce acute and chronic pains when combined with other forms of treatment, such as medications or physical therapy sessions.

Get Relief With a Holistic Approach

Living with chronic pain can be exhausting and isolating. All-American Medical offers holistic treatment plans to help chronic pain patients improve function and quality of life. Using advanced diagnostic tools, we create customized regimes that combine traditional and alternative therapies for long-term pain management.

Our compassionate providers partner with patients, addressing both the physical and emotional elements of chronic pain. If you’re ready to reclaim your life from chronic pain, schedule an appointment for a complimentary evaluation with us today.

Our whole-person approach to pain management has helped thousands of people reclaim their active lives.

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