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Pain Management in Arlington, TX

What Is Pain Management?

Chronic pain can drastically reduce your overall quality of life. If you struggle with constant or acute pain, expert care is available to you at USMD Hospital at Arlington. Pain management specialists and physicians on staff can craft a custom treatment plan to alleviate your pain utilizing the latest in technologies and techniques. To learn more about the various pain management treatment options available to you and how our comprehensive pain management program can assist you, contact our Arlington, TX hospital.

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Who Can Benefit from Pain Management?

Patients who would benefit the most from pain management services have acute or chronic pain that has not responded to other methods of treatment. Your pain management specialists at USMD Hospital at Arlington will determine the source and severity of your pain and craft a customized treatment plan intended to help you live with relief. Pain specialists take a holistic approach to treatment, and your customized treatment plan may include a combination of minimally invasive procedures, medications, alternative therapies, and physical therapies. Whether your pain is caused by illness or injury, our DFW pain management specialists will use the most innovative and effective solutions available to help you get back to living a full life.

Determining who is a good candidate for pain management at USMD Hospital at Arlington involves assessing various factors. It may be suitable for individuals who:

  • Experience chronic pain: Those who have been suffering from persistent pain, often lasting for months or even years.
  • Have post-surgical discomfort: Patients recovering from surgery who are dealing with lingering pain.
  • Suffer from recurring pain conditions: Such as arthritis, nerve damage, or fibromyalgia.
  • Face acute pain from injuries: Including sports injuries, accidents, or other sudden pain causes.
  • Seek alternatives to long-term medication: Individuals looking to reduce reliance on pain medications, seeking more holistic or varied treatment approaches.
  • Need improved quality of life: Those whose daily activities, mental health, or overall well-being are impacted by pain.

Pain management services at USMD Hospital at Arlington can be a pivotal resource for these individuals, offering them a chance to regain control over their pain and enhance their quality of life.

Pain Management Techniques

Our pain management specialists use a wide array of different methods for the management of chronic and acute pain. Some of the methods employed by our team include the following:

  • Epidural steroid injections
  • Facet injections
  • BOTOX® injections
  • Sacroiliac joint injections
  • Trigger point injections
  • Facet neurotomies/neuroablation
  • Intradiscal electrothermal therapy (IDET)
  • Intrathecal pain pump
  • Lumbar discography
  • Occipital nerve block
  • Peripheral nerve stimulator
  • Rhizotomy median branch
  • Selective nerve blocks
  • Spinal cord stimulator
  • Nucleoplasty
  • Vertebroplasty

These treatments are often combined with medication and physical therapy for optimal results.

What Can I Expect with Pain Management?

The pain management specialists at USMD Hospital at Arlington work closely with patients and other physicians to manage pain and discomfort as effectively as possible. A variety of factors are considered when determining a pain management plan, including your symptoms, current medications, diagnostic evaluations, risk factors, recent treatments, and prognosis, among others. One or more pain management techniques may be used to control and ease pain during your hospital stay or once you return home. Whether you experience pain chronically or following an injury or surgery, pain intervention techniques can help improve your comfort and quality of life.

Is Chronic Pain a Result of Aging?
As you age, minor pain from physical activity can be normal. However, if you experience chronic pain, it may indicate another health concern. Our USMD Hospital at Arlington team can help find the underlying cause and establish an effective treatment plan.
Will Exercise Make My Chronic Pain Worse?
Not necessarily. Being active is an ideal way to help your chronic pain. While you may still need treatment to get full chronic pain relief, mild to moderate exercise can help your recovery and ease your pain.
How Long Does It Take to Heal Chronic Pain?
Recovery time will differ based on the condition and the patient. Generally, it can take several months to reach an effective pain management strategy. While it may not be possible to eliminate the pain completely, there are techniques and treatments that can help minimize it.
Does Insurance Cover Pain Management Services?
Many treatments are covered partly by insurance. Should you require chronic pain management services, we can help you understand your insurance benefits and estimate any out-of-pocket costs beforehand. Reach out to our team to discuss your options for pain management in Dallas/Fort Worth.

Manage And Alleviate Pain

The expert pain specialists at USMD Hospital at Arlington continually strive to deliver exceptional patient care. Our hospital proudly serves patients across North Texas who are seeking to alleviate chronic or acute pain. Contact our team at USMD Hospital at Arlington to learn more, or use our physician finder tool to locate a pain management specialist in Dallas, Fort Worth, or the surrounding areas.

USMD Hospital at Arlington is a joint venture with Texas Health Resources and meets the definition under federal law of a physician-owned hospital. Doctors on the medical staff practice independently and are not employees or agents of the hospital. A list of physician owners is available upon request.