Statistics show that more than 20 percent of adults in the United States suffer from moderate to severe acute and chronic pain causing them to seek treatment. Allen County Regional Hospital helps patients manage their pain and get back to life.
Our pain management specialist works directly with patients to evaluate and diagnose the source of pain and prescribe an individualized treatment plans.
Pain that goes untreated can have a significant impact on sufferers and their families and friends. Chronic pain can become so severe that it affects concentration, job performance, social life and sleep. These negative effects of pain can also cause depression and isolation.
Patients suffering from pain may be treated with the following types of pain control:
- Oral medications
- Steroid injections
- Nerve blocks
- Implantable pump devices
- Spinal cord stimulators
By controlling and managing pain, patients are able to improve their quality of life.