INTRODUCTION TO PAIN MANAGEMENT
Pain management can be simple or complex, acute or chronicAn example of pain that is typically less complex would be nerve root irritation from a herniated disc with pain radiating down the leg ( Sciatica).
This condition can often be alleviated with an epidural steroid injection ( performed by pain management doctor skilled in interventional procedures ) and physical therapy.
Sometimes, however, the pain does not go away. This can require a wide variety of skills and techniques to treat the pain.
These skills and techniques include: