Liguori, MO

Liguori, MO

Pain Management Liguori, MO. Living with pain is not easy and, unfortunately, not uncommon. If chronic pain has prevented you from doing the activities you love, you need a sound pain management solution.

Axes Physical Therapy is led by a team of top Liguori, MO movement experts with years of success connecting patients to meaningful pain relief. We are able to effectively treat pain by tailoring our care to each individual, based upon everything about their health and needs. At Axes Physical Therapy, your Liguori, MO pain management therapist draws from their years of experience and the most up-to-date empirical findings and industry practices to put together a perfect pain management plan for you.

Contact Axes as soon as possible or make an appointment online to get started on your journey to living pain-free. Select one of our independently owned and operated facilitieslocations throughout Greater St. Louis and Eastern Missouri for accessible pain management from leading Liguori, MO movement experts.

Pain Management: How Common is Pain?

Pain is a major problem affecting all kinds of people — large and small, young and old — in Liguori, MO and across the country. If you are in Liguori, MO suffering from chronic pain, you are not alone.

The physical and occupational therapists of Axes Physical Therapy near Liguori, MO treat pain patients every day. Our pain management doctors and therapists know all too well how wide-spread pain is, but fortunately we are equipped to eliminate your pain, as we have done for countless others.

Understanding the Pain Problem

  • Chronic pain costs patients in excess of $560 billion every year in medical treatment, lost earnings, and other expenses, with calculations from the National Institutes of Health putting the figure as high as $635 billion per year.
  • In a single day, approximately 50 million American adults are living with pain.
  • Over 20% of adults live with chronic pain and 7.4% deal with debilitating chronic pain that impedes their daily activities.
  • Of everyone with chronic pain conditions, 89% of them have been actively feeling pain for at least one year.
  • Pain is responsible for some of the most missed work, costing $61.2 billion a year in the United States in lost productivity alone. 76.6% of that loss can be attributed to decreased efficiency of workers who report to work when experiencing pain, rather than work absences related to pain.

Our goal in pointing out these figures is to demonstrate that at Axes Physical Therapy, we do not take the task of pain management in Liguori, MO lightly. We understand the magnitude of this public health threat and possess years of experience designing and executing therapies and treatments that manage or eliminate pain in our patients.

Individuals in Liguori, MO and around the world rely on quality, evidence-based pain management care. The Axes Physical Therapy team of Liguori, MO movement experts is committed to providing care to provide every one our our patients freedom to move and relief from pain. Trust your Liguori, MO pain management needs to the experts at Axes Physical Therapy.

Pain Management Liguori, MO: Understanding Your Pain

We experience the sensation of pain when our peripheral nervous system sends signals from the receptors that extend out through the body to the brain. Understanding how your pain functions can help your Liguori, MO physical therapist or other pain management doctor effectively address the source of your pain and allow you to regain optimal movement health.

As someone living with pain and a perspective pain management patient, it is important to understand pain as a general topic and the type of pain you are experiencing. Pain is usually categorized as either acute or chronic.

  • Acute pain: endures only for a limited amount of time, most commonly due to injury or damage to tissue in the body
  • Chronic pain: long-term pain, more often explained by factors besides tissue injury or damage such as chronic inflammation, nerve sensitivity changes, emotions, previous traumatic injury, and changes in the brain

Acute pain is categorized by:

  • pain that lasts less than 3 months
  • pain is located at the injury site
  • accompanied by swelling, warmth, and redness
  • tied to an injury or specific event
  • increased pain when the injured area is agitated or compromised, and decreased pain when the irritant is removed; if you have an ankle injury, you may feel additional pain when shifting weight onto that leg, but find that the pain is lessened or alleviated when you take your weight off of that leg with crutches or when elevating it

Chronic pain symptoms include:

  • pain that lasts for longer than 3 months
  • not directly or immediately attributed to an injury
  • widespread pain
  • unpredictable severity of pain that are not consistent with a specific action or behavior
  • pain sensitivity to even minor pain triggers
  • may be accompanied by mental health concerns such as depression, fear, or anxiety

If you were recently injured and are experiencing acute pain, speak with our Liguori, MO physical therapists to discuss how we can eliminate your pain quickly and heal properly to protect against future chronic pain and complications.

If you suffer from chronic pain, it can feel like it will never end. When you work with Axes Physical Therapy, our Liguori, MO pain management professionals will determine and engage in the most effective Liguori, MO pain management solutions that will return you to the daily activities that are important to you without debilitating and unpredictable pain.

It is important to select to work with a provider you trust for your pain management care in Liguori, MO. Axes Physical Therapy understands how urgently you need treatment to target your pain. Contact us today to speak to a movement expert near Liguori, MO about your pain management options.

Liguori, MO Physical Therapy for Pain Management

Life with pain is limiting, sometimes even debilitating. Pain affects us psychologically as much as it does physically. Living with chronic pain can feel hopeless and overwhelming. Our physical and occupational therapists give you hope and help you make a complete recovery and return to life as you want it to be. A good Liguori, MO pain management plan like physical therapy addresses the source of your pain and, in the meantime, help you manage the psychological pain.

Physical therapy is increasingly one of the first and best recommendations for patients living with pain. Physical therapy is an data-driven practice of movement health and draws upon the knowledge of kinesiology and the musculoskeletal system. As the American Physical Therapy Association puts it, physical therapists are movement experts who work to improve their patients’ quality of life by prescribing exercise, administering hands-on care, and providing patient education. Axes’ Liguori, MO physical and occupational therapists are passionate about getting you back to the things you love to do and freeing you from pain by looking at the problem holistically. Trust us to help you manage and eliminate your pain.

In addition to pain management, our Liguori, MO physical and occupational therapists offer:

Physical therapy addresses pain by doing do the following:

  • Minimize tightness and inflammation
  • Strengthen muscles, tendons, and ligaments
  • Restore balance to the body
  • Extend range of motion
  • Manage scar tissue
  • Promote overall functioning

Pain Management Treatment Methods in Liguori, MO

Our Liguori, MO physical therapists have extensive backgrounds in a number of various specialized treatments. You will be assigned your own personal physical therapist who will work closely with you on your custom pain management plan. Your physical therapist might use:

  • Manual therapy
  • Exercise and movement
  • Graded exposure
  • Heat/Cold applications
  • Trigger point dry needling
  • Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulator (TENS)
  • Ultrasound
  • Massage therapy

You are a vital piece to your pain management outlook, as we need to truly understand your experience in order to give you the best pain management care. In order to design the safest and most effective care, your physical therapist will perform a thorough evaluation, consult your medical history, and perform a physical exam.

You hold the key of getting an accurate picture of the condition you are dealing with. When you get a Liguori, MO pain management evaluation, be open and provide as much information as possible. Your physical therapist may ask you questions like:

  • How long have you had pain?
  • How did it start?
  • Where is the pain located?
  • When do you experience the pain?
  • What types of activities bring it on?
  • How long does it take for it to go away?
  • What does the pain “feel” like?
  • What can make the pain feel better (lessen)?
  • On a scale of 0 to 10, can you rate how much pain you are currently experiencing?
  • What do you think is causing the pain?
  • What is your past medical history?

Pain Management Near You in Liguori, MO

When you are dealing with pain, you need a medical professional you trust who understands your condition and has the tools and experience necessary to administer the pain management solutions you need. Axes Physical Therapy is a Missouri network of locally owned and operated facilities led by the best area physical and occupational therapists in their respective specialties.

Trust a pain management professional at Axes Physical Therapy near Liguori, MO for a customized pain management plan based on proven treatment methods. Call us today or find the Axes location that is most convenient for you.

Services Offered

Services Offered
  • Physical Therapy
  • Pre/Post Surgical Rehabilitation
  • Acute Injury Management
  • Chronic Injury Management
  • Work Conditioning/Hardening
  • Functional Capacity Evaluations
  • Sports Physical Therapy
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Physical Therapy
  • Geriatric Physical Therapy
  • Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization
  • DorsaVi Video Motion Analysis
  • Vestibular Therapy and Post-Concussion Rehabilitation
  • Trigger Point Dry Needling
  • Free Injury Screenings
  • Kinesio Taping®
  • Blood Flow Restriction Therapy

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