Chronic pain can consume your life. Medication can help block pain, but it can also impact your well-being if not managed properly. At Medici Spine & Pain, we are experts in pain management and understand the delicate balance of using medications to control pain. Our pain physicians work with our patients to find the right medications and other treatments to manage their pain with the fewest risks to their health.
Narcotic pain relievers are efficient at blocking pain, but this relief comes at a price. Opioids are very addictive and have side effects that can interfere with overall health. These drugs can also be deadly. In 2019, the National Institute on Drug Abuse reported that an estimated 130 people die from opioid overdoses every day in the U.S. While some patients may need to use pain medications as part of their treatment plan, we offer innovative options to reduce dependency on narcotics. Our team works to find therapies and treatments that can stop pain at the source or interfere with the pain cycle to minimize the need for narcotic pain medications.
Treatments for Chronic Pain Relief
It is our goal at Medici Spine & Pain to treat patients and their conditions, not just mask chronic pain. We utilize a multidisciplinary approach to treating various spine, joint and nerve conditions that cause chronic pain using medication, physiotherapy, injections, minimally-invasive surgery, psychotherapy and more. We carefully evaluate and balance the use of medications with other treatment modalities to find the best combination to treat the whole patient, not just their pain.
Medication can be an important element in chronic pain management, but it is only one aspect of a comprehensive treatment plan. If you are living with chronic pain, come visit us at Medici Spine & Pain. We can help you manage your medication use and offer options for treating your condition, not just your pain.