New Haven, MO

New Haven, MO

Pain Management New Haven, MO. If you are living with crippling pain, you are not alone. If chronic pain has prevented you from doing the activities you love, you need a sound pain management solution.

Axes Physical Therapy’s team of New Haven, MO movement experts has years of experience successfully guiding patients to freedom from pain. We have the capability to effectively treat pain by fitting the treatment to each individual, based upon their needs, goals, condition, and lifestyle. At Axes Physical Therapy, your New Haven, MO pain management therapist draws from their clinical experience and the most up-to-date evidence and techniques to create the right pain management plan for you.

Contact Axes today or make an appointment online to get started on your journey to a life free from pain. Choose any of our physical therapist-locally owned and operated facilitieslocations throughout Greater St. Louis and Eastern Missouri for accessible pain management from leading New Haven, MO movement experts.

Pain Management: How Common is Pain?

Pain affects many, many all kinds of people — large and small, young and old — throughout the country, the world, and New Haven, MO. If you are in New Haven, MO suffering from chronic pain, you are in good company.

The physical and occupational therapists of Axes Physical Therapy near New Haven, MO treat pain patients every day. Though the rate of individuals living with pain is inordinate, it comes as no surprise to our experienced pain management professionals.

Understanding the Pain Problem

  • Patients with chronic pain spend in excess of $560 billion every year in medical care, lost earnings, and additional expenses and losses, with estimates from the National Institutes of Health putting the figure as high as $635 billion per year.
  • On any given day, around 50 million American adults are living with pain.
  • Over 20% of adults live with chronic pain and 7.4% suffer from 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, adding up to $61.2 billion a year in the United States just in lost productivity. Of that number, 76.6% is due to decreased productivity of workers dealing with pain while working, rather than work absences related to pain.

Our goal in pointing out these figures is to demonstrate that Axes Physical Therapy takes New Haven, MO pain management seriously. We understand the magnitude of the problem and possess years of experience formulating and administering therapies and treatments to free our patients from pain.

Individuals in New Haven, MO and around the world rely on quality, evidence-based pain management care. The Axes Physical Therapy team of New Haven, MO physical therapists and movement specialists is committed to providing care to eliminate pain and optimize mobility for every patient who comes through our doors. Trust your New Haven, MO pain management needs to the professionals at Axes Physical Therapy.

Pain Management New Haven, MO: Understanding Your Pain

Pain is a sensation we experience when our peripheral nervous system sends signals from the receptors throughout the body to the brain. Understanding the nature of your pain can help your New Haven, MO pain management physical therapy team address the source of your pain and return you to optimal movement health.

If you suffer from pain and believe you might need professional pain management care, it helps to learn about the topic of pain and the type of pain you are experiencing. Pain is generally described as either acute or chronic.

  • Acute pain: endures only for a limited amount of time, most commonly reflective of actual tissue injury or damage
  • Chronic pain: enduring pain, more likely originated from factors besides damage such as chronic inflammation, nerve sensitivity changes, mental health issues, previous traumatic injury, and changes in the brain

Symptoms of acute pain include:

  • pain that does not last more than 3 months
  • the sensation of pain is local to the injured area
  • accompanied by swelling, warmth, and redness
  • tied to an injury or specific event
  • pain that worsens when the injured area is agitated or compromised, and resolution of pain when the factor causing the pain is removed; if you have a knee injury, you may experience worsened pain when putting pressure on that leg, but feel some relief when you remove the weight from that leg with crutches or when elevating it

Symptoms of chronic pain include:

  • pain that persists beyond 3 months
  • not readily related to an injury
  • widespread pain
  • unpredictable degrees of pain that are not consistent with a specific activity or action
  • pain sensitivity to even minor pain triggers
  • may be accompanied by psychological health concerns such as depression, fear, or anxiety

If you have recently been injured and are suffering from acute pain, speak with our New Haven, MO physical therapists about treating your injury to swiftly alleviate your pain and address your injury, helping you heal correctly to avoid chronic pain issues in the future.

If you suffer from chronic pain, it can feel like it will never end. Work with our pain management team to establish and engage in the most effective New Haven, MO pain management solutions that will return you to your beloved everyday activities, free from pain.

You need an effective pain management solution from someone you can trust in New Haven, MO. Axes Physical Therapy understands that time is of the essence in working toward eliminating pain. Contact us today to speak to a movement expert near New Haven, MO about your pain management options.

New Haven, MO Physical Therapy for Pain Management

Life with pain is limiting, often to the point of debilitating. Pain inflicts a psychological toll on us just as a physical one. It is easy to feel desperate or hopeless when you have lived with chronic pain for years or what feels like an eternity. 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. As a New Haven, MO pain management solution, physical therapy addresses the source of your pain and help you process the psychological pain.

Physical therapy is increasingly one of the first and best recommendations for individuals suffering from pain. Physical therapy is an data-driven practice of movement health and draws upon the mastery of kinesiology and the musculoskeletal system. As the American Physical Therapy Association puts it, physical therapists are movement experts who work to elevate their patients’ quality of life by prescribing exercise, administering hands-on care, and providing patient education. Axes’ New Haven, MO physical and occupational therapists are zealous about getting patients back to the activities they love and eliminating pain by treating the patient holistically. Trust our team to help you manage and eliminate your pain.

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

Physical therapy addresses pain by doing do the following:

  • Reduce tightness and inflammation
  • Strengthen muscles, tendons, and ligaments
  • Restore balance to the body
  • Improve range of motion
  • Break down scar tissue
  • Promote overall functioning

Pain Management Treatment Methods in New Haven, MO

Our New Haven, MO physical therapists are seasoned practitioners in a wide range of treatment types and specialties. You will work with your own personal physical therapist who will work closely with you on your custom pain management plan. Some of the treatment methods we might employ are:

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

We cannot provide meaningful pain management unless we understand your experience. To design the safest and most beneficial treatment, your physical therapist will conduct a comprehensive evaluation, investigate your medical history, and perform a physical exam.

You are an integral part to giving your doctor an accurate picture of your condition. When you see a physical therapist near New Haven, MO for a pain management evaluation, be honest 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 New Haven, MO

When you are living with pain, you must have a trusted medical expert on your side who understands your condition and has the tools and experience necessary to administer the pain management solutions you need. Axes Physical Therapy is home to a vast network of physical and occupational therapists that are among the best in their respective specialties.

Work with a pain management professional at Axes Physical Therapy near New Haven, 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
  • Certified Hand Therapy
  • Sports Physical Therapy
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Physical Therapy
  • Geriatric Physical Therapy
  • Vestibular Therapy
  • Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization
  • Spine Specialty – Certified Manual Therapy
  • Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy
  • Free Injury Screenings
  • Kinesio Taping®
  • Video Motion Analysis
  • Blood Flow Restriction Therapy

Our Team

Stephen Brunjes
OTR/L, CEAS
Brittany Stapp
Front Office Supervisor
Sara Dowil
OTR/L, CHT
Mike Faris
Clinic Director, PT, CMPT
Kelly Basler
Front Office

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