Treating chronic pain
Moving toward better days
Chronic pain typically lasts three months or more following an illness or injury. In many cases, long-lasting pain can limit your daily activities and impact overall health.
People who experience chronic pain often have other medical conditions such as arthritis (particularly rheumatoid or osteoarthritis), fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), insomnia, phantom limb pain and connective tissue disorders like Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, or pain in the:
If you live with chronic pain, you’ve likely received prior care that did not yield 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 treating pain including non-pharmacological (drug-free) techniques to assist in better managing pain and improving function in your life.
What to expect
Your pain treatment goals are unique. We have a team of compassionate therapists specially trained in treating persistent pain. We will listen to you, and together, create a treatment plan tailored to your individual needs and goals. During your initial appointment, we will:
- Perform a thorough assessment to identify the cause of your pain and other factors that may be impacting your healing, such as lack of sleep or stress
- Determine how the pain affects you physically
- Identify the types of physical activity you would like to return to, but can no longer perform due to your pain.
Based on our findings and your goals, we will develop a treatment plan aimed at improving your mobility and function while decreasing your pain. The goal? Helping you move toward better days.