Pain management- Treatment and care
In our daily life we come across different sorts of dilemma and well we have to deal with them. Pain is one such thing that occur in our body from time to time. Some are temporary and some are permanent. Whatever may be the time span of your pain, nobody enjoys it and wants to get rid of it. Pain is something that will keep on bothering us until we have taken care of it. Different kind of pains need different kind of treatment. Some may be surgical on the other hand some may not be surgical.
Mainly there are two kinds of pain, namely acute pain and chronic pain. To get relief from acute pain non-prescription treatment and prescription treatments are used. Medicines like Aspirin, ibuprofen can provide you relief from temporary pain. Any kind of ointment or cream or spray can be used over your skin for certain kind of pains. This will work on your swollen muscle from over your skin. If the pain persists then you can approach the doctor for a higher dosage of medicine. Prescribed medicine should be taken as per the dosage mentioned by the doctor. There different kinds of steroid injections that are used to cure swollen muscle or tissue.
Treatment for pain can also be found at pain clinics that are now available everywhere. The first thing that will come to your mind is what is a pain clinic? A pain clinic is a place where they have doctors from various specializations and they provide treatments for different kind of pains and trauma that you face. They also provide you with acupuncture treatment, chiropractic treatment, massage therapies and surgical and non-surgical treatments too.
Today technology and science has advanced so much that a simple injection can provide you relief from pain. There are knots in our muscle which do not relax and causes pain. To get rid of this pain, trigger point injection are used which eases the knot.
Another kind of non-surgical treatment is chiropractic treatment. More than 20 million Americans visit chiropractors every year to get rid of their back pain. Chiropractors require to have an under graduate degree and study four years of Chiropractic college. Chiropractors make adjustments to you joints, bones and muscle on your spine. They do this only with hand and requires specific skill set to do so. Mostly they treat patients with arthritis and back pain.
There are few home remedies that can help a patient with chronic pain get a little relief. If you are having trouble sleeping try and avoid sleeping in the evening. Also try to create a proper sleep clock for yourself. Try to exercise every day and walk around a little bit.You can start stationary cycling, swimming, and walking. Especially you can go for water exercise which will loosen up your muscle and will find your joint pains to be decreased. Try to be active throughout the day and maintain a healthy diet.
Surgery for pain is used as a last resort. Mostly patients with chronic patients are not treated with surgery. However if all other treatments fail people go for surgery.
In between these treatment’s people tend to get addicted to the pain medicines. The symptoms of addiction are as follows:-
- Taking the medicine more than the specified dosage.
- Change in behavior and making themselves aloof from society or social gatherings.
- Consuming the medicine not only to cope up from pain but also from depression.
- Neglecting certain responsibilities and ignoring health and personal hygiene.
- Transformation in temperament
Give pain clinics a try.
Jhon Dee has been researching with various herbs for Pain Management Seattle and is also into writing books and publishing blogs on the internet.