It is tough living with pain.
It can have a significant impact on your quality of life.
All too often though, the only option given for treating pain is medication. And while it does have a place in patient care, most people don’t like to take pills. That, combined with the resurgence of the opioid crisis, and you can see how important it is to find viable, drug-free treatment options for pain.
Our bodies are made to move, and physical therapy uses that as a foundation for their treatment. There are many different therapies that PT involves. It could be anything from heat or cold to massage to exercises. This type of therapy has long been used to help people get up and moving and to return a body part to working condition after surgery. It is a drug-free, non-invasive treatment option that can often help reduce or eliminate pain.
Living with pain is not easy. It can put stress on the body, cause depression, and interrupt your sleep. All of these things can exacerbate your pain and that is where counseling comes in. It helps you work through your difficulties with pain and helps you find ways of coping with it from a psychological standpoint. You will get strategies for effectively coping with depression and frustration as well as coping with stress. It is a very beneficial treatment that just might surprise you in its effectiveness.
Sometimes when we experience pain, our brains latch on to that sensation making it worse than it actually is or making it linger longer. Sometimes the signal from an injury gets scrambled or our nervous system doesn’t know how to process the pain. Neurofeedback can help with chronic pain by correcting the brain waves that are making the pain worse or making it stay. The process is painless, non-invasive, and drug-free. You can return to your normal activities right after treatment.
Chiropractic care has long been the go-to treatment for pain. Traditionally thought to be used only for back pain, chiropractic has broken out of the mold and is now used to treat a number of conditions such as migraine and there are many happy patients to prove that it works.
At Sandstone, we want to be part of your health team. We offer chiropractic care, family medicine, and neurofeedback with several convenient locations. Call today or schedule a consultation online and begin your journey to a more efficient and effective pain strategy with fewer drugs or none at all.