located in Albany, GA
The compassionate team of pain management specialists at Orthopaedic Associates knows that pain can affect every aspect of your life, from energy levels to relationships. That’s why they offer effective pain management programs tailored to your unique needs at their state-of-the-art facility in Albany, Georgia. For the highest quality care in pharmacological and interventional pain management, call or book an appointment online today.
Pain Management Q & A
What is pain management?
The team at Orthopaedic Associates views pain management as a partnership between you and your physicians to effectively treat your pain. With a multidisciplinary approach, they work with you to resolve all types of pain, including short-term and long-term (chronic) pain.
Pain can cause a host of problems in your life, such as:
- Difficulty sleeping
- Decreased energy levels
- Trouble concentrating
- Irritability and mood swings
- Low self-esteem
Over time, pain can wreak havoc on your work and personal life. An effective pain management program helps restore your normal abilities and dramatically improves your quality of life.
The friendly and highly trained staff at Orthopaedic Associates offers both pharmacological and interventional pain management techniques. They develop a customized treatment program that meets your personal needs for pain relief.
Why would I need a pain management program?
If you suffer from persistent pain that interferes with your life, you may be a candidate for pain management at Orthopaedic Associates. They treat short-term and chronic pain associated with a variety of conditions, such as:
The team at Orthopaedic Associates offers the most advanced treatments to reduce pain, even in cases where medications and other therapies have failed.
What are interventional pain management techniques?
Aside from pharmacological management with pain-killing medicines, the team at Orthopaedic Associates employs a variety of interventional techniques. They continue to monitor your pain and make adjustments as necessary.
An effective pain management plan may include one or more of the following methods:
- Epidural injections of numbing medicine to target specific pain spots
- Nerve blocks to numb nerves that signal pain
- Ultrasound-guided injections of steroids and anesthetics
- Facet blocks to numb the small joints along the spine
- Radiofrequency ablation to decrease pain signals from nerves with heat energy
- Spinal cord stimulators that use gentle electrical currents to block the perception of pain
In addition to these cutting-edge technologies, Orthopaedic Associates offers on-site physical therapy to help restore normal function as you overcome your pain.
If you or a loved one suffers from pain, call Orthopaedic Associates or book an appointment online to find relief.
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