Overview

Pain is a symptom of countless medical conditions and has the potential to significantly obstruct the lives of those it afflicts. The majority of pain experienced is considered 'acute,' which usually fades away over a short period of time with only simple treatment. However, when pain persists or progresses over a long period of time it is considered 'chronic.'

Chronic pain is listed as the single most frequent reason for a doctor visit in the U.S., as well as being the leading cause of work related absence. It commonly leads to other health issues such as depression, sleep deprivation, and prescription drug addiction. Although invasive surgery is a viable solution for some plagued by chronic pain, most, if not all, patients can receive considerable relief without it.

Conditions Treated
With the ongoing introduction of new and improved diagnostic tools, we continually advance our understanding of pain and the most effective course of treatment. Armed with these innovative advances, we treat a wide variety of conditions that can cause acute and/or chronic pain, including: