If you live with chronic pain and would like to learn about spinal cord stimulation, we can help you find an expert in diagnosing and treating people like you.
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Finding Chronic Pain Relief
Chronic pain has many causes and possible treatments—no single treatment works best for everyone. Even two people with the same kind of pain may need different treatments. It is important to find a doctor who specializes in pain management. Pain specialists can help you find a treatment that gives you the most relief.
Pain management doctors, or pain specialists
Pain specialists have advanced training in diagnosing, treating and rehabilitating people with chronic pain. They often work as part of a team with nurses, physical therapists and mental health professionals.
Types of pain therapies
The treatment your pain specialist recommends for you will depend on your condition and your response to previous treatments. Typically, a pain specialist will try a progression of therapies until your pain is sufficiently relieved. Below are examples of pain therapies that your pain specialist may recommend.
Your physician or pain specialist will recommend whether any of these pain therapies are best for you and your condition.
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