At least 85 million Americans suffer from chronic pain. Many of them experience disability as a result. At The Center for Integrative and Functional Health and Wellness in Bloomingdale, Illinois, you’ll find a group of specialists who take a unique approach to pain management. They find the true root of your chronic pain and address that issue. As a result, chronic pain and related issues like fatigue fade away naturally. Traditional pain management just addresses the symptom of pain. The functional medicine approach goes far beyond stopping the symptoms from developing. Call the office now or use the online scheduling link to learn more about pain management and how it can help you.
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Pain Management Q&A

What is pain management?

Pain management seeks to ease your discomfort and increase your function. Most people who need pain management have long-term (chronic) pain that lowers their quality of life, happiness, and general wellness.

What kind of pain requires pain management?

Nearly any kind of pain can improve with pain management. The wide range of conditions that The Center for Integrative and Functional Health and Wellness treats include:

  • Tendon injuries
  • Joint injuries
  • Ligament injuries
  • Cartilage injuries
  • Nerve damage
  • Muscle injuries
  • Lyme disease
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Lupus
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis (RA)
  • Headaches
  • Pain after surgery

If you suffer from chronic pain for any reason, contact The Center for Integrative and Functional Health and Wellness to ask how pain management can help you.

How is the cause of pain diagnosed?

The Center for Integrative and Functional Health and Wellness takes an innovative approach to pain management. The center’s integrative and functional medicine specialists treat the whole person, starting with the root of the pain-causing problem.

To determine what causes your pain, you’ll undergo thorough diagnostic testing. Tests can include food and gluten intolerance tests, which check for some of the most common reasons for inflammation and chronic pain.

Depending on the suspected cause of pain, you could need imaging tests, like X-rays, an MRI, or CT scan as well. A hands-on physical exam and function test are always parts of your initial diagnosis.

Through testing, the specialists can find the specific cause of all kinds of chronic pain, no matter where it originates. Your providers can then design a pain management plan tailored to your particular needs.

What treatments does pain management include?

Some of the many pain management choices include:

  • Acupuncture
  • Nutritional therapy
  • Supplements
  • Chiropractic care
  • Massage
  • Regenerative medicine injections
  • Clinical hypnotherapy
  • Intravenous (IV) nutrient therapy
  • Reiki
  • Psychotherapy
  • Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS)

In most cases, pain management includes a combination of treatments to quickly relieve your pain and heal the cause of the pain. Patients frequently say they’re amazed at the extensive range of cutting-edge pain management choices available at The Center for Integrative and Functional Health and Wellness.

Because chronic pain commonly accompanies mental health problems like anxiety, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), you’ll receive compassionate, personalized care for all of your symptoms.

The Center for Integrative and Functional Health and Wellness has a remarkably high success rate in relieving chronic pain and preventing it from coming back. To get help for chronic pain, call the office now or click on the scheduling link.