Around 70 million Americans suffer from acute or chronic pain. Whether it’s for a couple of days or a couple of years, pain is never easy to deal with. The doctors at Atlantic Coast Physical Medicine help the men and women living in Summerville and Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, manage their pain through interdisciplinary treatment practices and cross-functional collaboration. Call or book an appointment online today for an initial consultation.
Pain management relates to the treatment of all pain disorders, from minor discomfort to pain as a primary disease. Committed to providing real solutions for patients, the doctors at Atlantic Coast Physical Medicine perform a series of rigorous diagnostics and craft an individualized pain management plan based on your unique needs.
The practice’s team of devoted medical professionals each offer expertise in different fields, to prismatically understand the source of your pain.
It all starts with a management plan. From there, the doctors help you take the necessary steps to maintain a healthy life with as little pain as possible.
Diagnosing the source of pain can be very difficult. Pledging to bring patients back to top functionality, the Atlantic Coast Physical Medicine team use innovative techniques to understand the cause of your pain.
Pain management treats any of the following conditions:
Acute pain is spontaneous and typically arises after an injury or trauma, such as:
Acute pain is often described as throbbing, aching, stabbing, and sharp. Thankfully, acute pain is temporary and, if addressed immediately, can disappear within a few days. However, if the pain continues for over three months, it’s considered chronic.
Chronic pain is the leading source of pain in over 100 million people living in the United States.
Some examples of chronic pain-inducing conditions include, but are not limited to:
The doctors at Atlantic Coast Physical Medicine always start treatment for acute and chronic pain with a non-surgical, non-opioid, non-steroid approach, instead focusing on a comprehensive and integrative method.
Before suggesting treatment, your practitioner evaluates your entire health history to track patterns, underlying conditions, and family history. From there, they'll determine the best course of action.
Common treatments include:
Pain management can offer you the relief you need to feel more comfortable dealing with chronic or spontaneous bouts of pain. Contact Atlantic Coast Physical Medicine today to learn more about what pain management can do for you.