Tips for Managing Pain
Are you living with chronic pain from joint, muscle, or bone injuries and conditions? You want to increase your quality of life by managing your pain. But every person is different. The best methods for controlling pain depend on your diagnosis and other factors.
What are some pain management methods? Commonly helpful options include:
- Medications like aspirin and anti-inflammatory drugs
- Pain pump, which delivers pain management medications directly to the source of pain through a catheter
- Spinal injections that block pain
- Rehabilitation therapy
- Ice or heat
You and your orthopaedic team will work together to develop a pain management plan that’s just right for you.
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