Treating chronic pain
Relief for your long-standing symptoms
Chronic pain typically lasts three to six months, or more, following an illness or injury. In many cases, long-lasting pain can limit your daily activities and impact your overall health.
People who experience chronic pain often suffer from arthritis (particularly rheumatoid or osteoarthritis), fibromyalgia, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) or pain in the:
If you live with chronic pain, you’ve likely received previous care that did not provide the results you wanted. The good news is that physical therapy can help. We specialize in treating chronic pain to get you back to work, athletics and daily life. Physical therapy emphasizes a more holistic approach to pain management including non-pharmacological (drug-free) techniques to assist in better handling pain and improving function in your life.
What to expect
Your pain treatment goals are unique. Our team of experts will work with you to create a treatment plan tailored to your individual needs and goals. During your initial appointment, we will:
- Perform an assessment to identify the cause of your chronic pain and other factors that may be impacting your healing such as lack of sleep or stress
- Determine how your chronic pain affects you physically
- Identify the types of physical activity you would like to return to, but can no longer perform due to chronic pain.
Based on our findings and your goals, we will create a customized treatment plan that aims to improve your mobility and function while also educating you on how to manage chronic pain. The goal? A return to your everyday life with control over your pain.