Five Proven Pain Management Options for Pain Relief

Pain can disrupt your life, not only physically but also mentally and psychologically. Severe pain may also lead to depression. You should seek medical attention for pain before it becomes a serious problem. Progressive Spine & Sports Medicine provides various pain management options to reduce the painful effects and restore your health and function. Your treatment begins with a thorough diagnosis and evaluation. This article will take you through the various pain management treatments you can use to reduce different types of pain.

Regenerative medicine

It gives an effective nonsurgical treatment option to relieve pain. You can use regenerative medicine to treat pain from injuries.

It involves using stem cells to promote recovery. Stem cells can become any cell, and that’s how they enhance repair injuries. Stem cell therapy is among the most effective form of regenerative medicine.

Your provider removes cells from the body, either fat cells or bone marrow. Then processes the cells to extract stem cells. He then injects the stem cells into the injured area.

The treatment takes less than 60 minutes, and the results may last for more than six months. Regenerative medicine is effective and more used to treat athletes’ injuries.

Sports medicine

It involves diagnosis and treatment of various body injuries, such as:

  •         Ankle sprain
  •         Labral tear
  •         Bursitis
  •         Golfer’s or tennis elbow
  •         ACL tear
  •         Elbow strain
  •         Torn meniscus
  •         Plantar fasciitis
  •         Tendonitis
  •         Rotator cuff tear

Diagnostic testing is necessary to review the extent of your injury and to create a treatment plan.

Treatments for sports injuries may include the following:

  •         Joint injections
  •         Massage therapy
  •         Physical therapy
  •         Acupuncture
  •         Interventional spine procedures
  •         Stem cell therapy
  •         Osteopathic manipulation

Epidural injections

Epidural injections treat pain related to your spine, including herniated discs, sciatica, among others. Your provider administers the injections into your spine. Also known as steroid or spinal injections.

They contain anti-inflammatory properties delivered in the epidural space around your spinal cord.

Epidural injections offer pain relief for the following pain conditions:

  •         Sciatica
  •         Neck pain
  •         Lumbar spinal stenosis
  •         Degenerative disc disease
  •         Herniated discs
  •         Low back pain
  •         Compression fractures

Fluid flow regenerative therapy

It’s an amniotic fluid allograft taken from the placenta’s amniotic fluid. The fluid contains growth factors, proteins, and cytokines, which enhance tissue repair, replacement, remodeling and have anti-inflammatory properties.

The fluid flow promotes healing and manages pain. You can use fluid flow to treat the following conditions:

  •         Degenerative joint disorders, including osteoarthritis, joint pain, sports injuries
  •         Soft tissue injuries such as ligament and tendon sprains
  •         Inflammatory conditions such as tendonitis, bursitis, and fasciitis

Cortisone injections

It’s a minimally invasive treatment to alleviate pain and inflammation. It promotes mobility, reduces discomfort, and enhances joint function.

You can use cortisone conditions to relieve pain and treat the following conditions.

  •         Rheumatoid arthritis
  •         Gout
  •         Back pain
  •         Osteoarthritis
  •         Post-traumatic arthritis
  •         Bursitis

Effective pain treatment is treating the exact cause of the pain. Hence, you need a thorough diagnosis to identify your cause of pain and design customized treatments. Pain management involves various techniques to treat pain. Your provider begins with conservative treatments before moving to surgical treatments. Book your appointment with the pain medicine experts today to relieve pain and restore body function.