Surgery Alternative Schererville

Surgery Alternative Options Available in Schererville

Facing sudden pain from an injury or accident or chronic pain from conditions such as migraines, can really affect your mindset and daily life. Our team of physicians at Pain Control Associates focuses on ways to relieve your pain that are non-surgical for a range of issues, including neck pain, back pain and headaches. We will begin with a discussion of the pain that you are facing and where as well as an overall health assessment to review the next best steps and pain treatment options. We will need to know about any previous injuries or diagnoses as well as your overall lifestyle and the main reason that you are seeking care.

Surgery Alternative for Back Pain in Schererville

Many people will face back pain at one time or another as it is a very common pain complaint. Temporary pain from too much exercise or an injury is expected, but what if your pain is persistent and has lasted for a week or more and has interrupted your daily life? Then it is time to be evaluated to see what is going on and how your pain can be treated and eased. Back pain can be the result of inflammation if you have twisted your back or were lifting heavy objects with the wrong muscles. Of course, athletic injuries and an injury from exercise can also spur low back pain. A herniated or slipped disc is when the cartilage discs between your vertebrae slip out of place. Your back pain may also be caused by osteoarthritis.

Once we determine the source of your back pain, we will discuss with you what will work best to alleviate the pain and what path is the best. Our team of physicians may recommend physical therapy, medications or other holistic practices.

Surgery Alternative for Chronic Pain in Schererville

Chronic pain is just that – pain that is chronic and does not go away. Sometimes there is not an exact reason for the pain as it can be linked to nerves that continue to fire after an initial injury or issue. Even if the original source of pain has been fixed, your nerves are still picking up signals. Reasons for chronic pain can also be headaches, low back strain, arthritis and nerve damage. As there is not an exact reason for pain to be chronic, it is thought that pain messaging keeps occurring. Our team approaches chronic pain with a compassionate perspective. We can examine electric stimulation, biofeedback, relaxation techniques, psychotherapy and behavior modification as ways to handle and live with this type of condition.

Discuss with Us Your Surgery Alternative in Schererville

Our physicians are here for you as you face pain and painful conditions. Make an appointment with a member of our team to get yourself back to a healthier and happier place. Connect with us through our online contact form.

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Services

Neck Pain

  • Herniated disc
  • Spondylosis (Axial Neck Pain)
  • Failed Surgical Neck Syndrome
  • Biomechanical (Postural) Pain
  • Whiplash

Musculoskeletal Injuries

  • Radiculopathy (Sciatica)
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (RSD)
  • Herpes Zoster Radiculopathy (Shingles)
  • Fibromyalgia

Low Back Pain

  • Spondylosis (Axial Back Pain)
  • Compression Fracture
  • Scoliosis
  • Herniated disc
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Internal Disc Disruption (Annular Tear)
  • Spondylosis (Axial Back Pain)
  • Facet-Mediated Pain
  • Compression Fractures
  • Scoliosis
  • Sacroiliac Joint Pain
  • Spondylolysis/Spondylolisthesis
  • Failed Surgical Back Syndrome
  • Biomechanical (Postural) Pain

Headaches

  • Cervicogenic Headache
  • Occipital Headache

Work Injuries

  • Prompt diagnosis and treatment
  • Close coordination with case workers
  • Facilitate early return to work

Spinal Interventions

  • IDET
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Racz Catheter Lysis of Adhesions
  • Radiofrequency Facets
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injections
  • Occipital Nerve Blocks
  • Stellate Ganglion Blocks
  • Lumbar Sympathetic Blocks
  • Discography (Lumbar & Cervical)
  • Facet Joint Injections
  • Trigger Point Injections

Psychological Treatment

  • Behavioral Strategies to Help Manage Pain
  • Coping Skills
  • Strategies to Improve Sleep
  • Biofeedback & Relaxation Training
  • Management of Depression

Surgical Treatment

  • Neuromodulation (Spinal Cord Stimulation)

Medication Management

  • Anti-Inflammatory Medications
  • Neuropathic Medications
  • Opioid Medications

EMG/NCV

  • Electrodiagnosis of nerve-related injuries and disorders

Physical Therapy

  • Skilled Manual Therapy
  • Aquatic Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Massage Therapy
  • Acupuncture
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