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Pain Management

Pain Management offered in Hollywood, Pembroke Pines, Davie and Lauderhill, FL

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Long-term pain is hard to cope with and can lead to additional problems like disability and chronic fatigue. At three offices in Hollywood, Lauderdale, Pembroke Pines, and Davie, Florida, the Primary Medical Physicians, LLC team provides comprehensive pain management services for people with conditions such as cancer, arthritis, back pain, and fibromyalgia. Call your nearest Primary Medical Physicians, LLC office to discover how you could benefit from the team’s skill in pain management, or request a consultation online today.

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Pain Management Q&A

What is pain management?

Pain management helps to optimize relief from chronic pain and manage the condition’s cause. Primary Medical Physicians, LLC’s pain management program significantly improves patients’ quality of life.

The experienced providers combine various therapies in a customized treatment program, effectively reducing pain and increasing mobility.

Why might I need pain management?

Many people suffer from long-term pain that lasts more than three months. In many cases, pain persists for years or is lifelong because the underlying condition is incurable. You might benefit from pain management if you have any of the following conditions:

  • Arthritis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Herniated discs
  • Bursitis
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
  • Endometriosis
  • Neuropathic pain
  • Cancer
  • Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS)

Chronic pain is the leading cause of long-term disability, affecting about 100 million people across the United States.

What treatments are used in pain management?

Primary Medical Physicians, LLC offers pain management treatments, including:

Medication management

Medications help to reduce pain and inflammation but require careful monitoring. Medication management involves reviewing all your medicines regularly to ensure you only use what you need, that you take it correctly, and that you don’t experience adverse effects. Your provider also evaluates the drug’s effectiveness and makes changes to optimize pain control.

Joint injections

Steroid medications have powerful anti-inflammatory properties. You can take them orally, but they may cause side effects, especially with long-term use. Injections deliver the drug directly to the painful area, a more effective and less risky approach. Steroids are especially effective for treating joint pain caused by soft tissue damage or arthritis.

Medical marijuana

Marijuana (cannabis) is a restricted substance, but Florida operates a prescription program for people with certain incurable or treatment-resistant disorders. The Primary Medical Physicians, LLC team might prescribe medical marijuana if your chronic pain meets the criteria and other treatments haven’t helped.

Intravenous (IV) therapy

Boosting your vitamin and mineral levels can help reduce chronic pain. For example, B vitamins are vital to nerve function, which plays a critical role in pain. If you have severe pain, you might require medicated IV therapy with a drug like ketorolac, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID).

Other important aspects of pain management include physical and occupational therapy and psychological counseling. You could also benefit from lifestyle changes like improving your diet and losing excess weight.

If you suffer from chronic pain, talk to the Primary Medical Physicians, LLC team about their pain management services. Call the nearest office or book an appointment online today.