Southwestern Medical Center is committed to ensuring our patients the opportunity to heal as comfortably as possible. Our physicians implement pain management techniques such as medications, physical therapies and psychotherapy to assist individuals decrease or eliminate physical pain.
Patients seeking pain-management for diagnosed injuries or illness can expect to first complete a pain evaluation and assessment in which physicians will identify whether the pain is most likely short-term or chronic, and any possible causes. Based off of these findings, your doctor will create and implement a pain management plan.
These plans may include:
Patients will meet with their pain management physician periodically to determine the effectiveness of the plan and whether or not adjustments should be made.
Common illnesses and injuries that require pain management include: