Pain can be a difficult issue, due to the many sources it can derive from. May it be long term chronic pain, post-operative pain, old age and even in some cases, complex and unexplained pain. One thing is for certain, it’s a pain you could do without and (med)24 is here to help every step of the way.
One of the most common sources of pain that interrupts our life, comes from Joint, Bone, Muscular & Tendon pain, otherwise known as Musculoskeletal (MSK) pain. Which can also include rarer autoimmune diseases and back pain.
For chronic pain sufferers, finding relief from their pain can be time-consuming and difficult. Patients are often shuffled back and forth between primary care physicians, specialists, and therapists of all kinds in search of a solution to their pain problems.
At (med)24 we understand that different people respond in different ways. That’s why we offer real solutions to help treat and minimise your pain. From chronic diagnosed to chronic undiagnosed, our ethos towards pain management is both psychologically focused and clinically lead. Providing you with the appropriate course of treatment, specific to your situation, considerate of your needs and time.
We believe in taking action to help treat you from the first appointment. Early diagnosis, physiotherapy and minimally invasive treatment and therapy can go a long way to help manage and reduce your pain so you can worry less and let us look after you the whole journey.
Our expert consultants have immediate access to high-quality diagnostic tools, including MRI, Ultrasound, and X-ray scans, to make a precise diagnosis. We take a bespoke approach to make a full and accurate assessment of your pain, its cause and how best to treat it.
Pain is your body’s way of letting you know that something is wrong. So even if you think your pain is bearable, you need to take it seriously. Every part of your body, including your skin, organs and muscles, has pain receptors to let you know when something is wrong.
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Our team of experts can help you take back control of your life. This includes treatments from pain relief injections to physiotherapy treatment.
Without a formal diagnosis from a member of our team of specialists, there’s no way to answer this question just yet. By taking the first step to book a consultation with us today, you can be on the right path to find out. However what is useful to know, is more about pain relief injections in general, so, what are they?
As by their given name, pain relief injections are for pain relief. Injections can be more effective than an oral medication because they deliver medication directly to the exact anatomic location that is generating the pain.
There is a wide range of various different pain relief injections available, each with their own subset of specific uses to help treat and ultimately relieve pain in a given area. Typically, a steroid medication is injected to deliver a powerful anti-inflammatory solution directly to the area causing pain.
For example; a typical steroid injection, when injected into a joint or muscle, the steroids reduce redness and swelling (inflammation) in the nearby area. This can help relieve stiffness, soreness and overall chronic discomfort.
A few injections you would tend to see associated with pain management are as follows;
Get in touch today for a consultation with a relevant pain specialist or to book diagnostic testing. From one-off appointments and treatments to ongoing care, the first step towards a pain-free life starts with (med)24.