Town and Country, MO

Town and Country, MO

Pain Management Town and Country, MO. Living with pain is not easy and, unfortunately, not uncommon. When chronic pain impedes you from being is getting in the way of your ability to enjoy life or do the activities you want to do, you need a sound pain management solution.

Axes Physical Therapy’s team of Town and Country, MO movement experts has years of experience successfully connecting patients to meaningful pain relief. We are able to effectively treat pain by fitting our care to each individual, taking into account everything about their health and needs. At Axes Physical Therapy, your Town and Country, MO pain management therapist employs their years of experience and the most current empirical findings and industry practices to put together a perfect pain management plan for you.

Contact Axes today or make an appointment online to take the first step on your journey to a life free from pain. Select any of our independently owned and operated facilitieslocations throughout Greater St. Louis and Eastern Missouri for accessible pain management from leading Town and Country, MO movement experts.

Pain Management: Prevalence

Pain is a major problem affecting all kinds of people — large and small, young and old — in Town and Country, MO and across the country. As a sufferer of chronic pain in Town and Country, MO, you are not alone.

Axes Physical Therapy has a team of Town and Country, MO physical and occupational therapists who treat patients with pain every day. Though the rate of individuals living with pain is inordinate, it comes as no surprise to our experienced pain management professionals who treat Town and Country, MO individuals with pain every day.

The Facts about Pain

  • Chronic pain costs patients in excess of $560 billion every year in medical care, reduced income, and other expenses and losses. The true cost is likely much hire, with estimates from the National Institutes of Health putting the figure as high as $635 billion per year.
  • On any given day, approximately 50 million adults in the United States are living with pain.
  • According to the CDC, over 20% of adults suffer from chronic pain and 7.4% suffer from chronic pain that interferes with their daily life and causes disfunction.
  • Of those living with chronic pain, 89% 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. 76.6% of that loss is due to decreased efficiency 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 at Axes Physical Therapy, we do not take the task of pain management in Town and Country, MO lightly. We respect the gravity of this public health threat and possess years of experience formulating and administering therapies and treatments to free our patients from pain.

Individuals in Town and Country, MO and around the world need on quality, evidence-based pain management care. The Axes Physical Therapy team of Town and Country, MO physical therapists and movement specialists is committed to providing care to provide every one our our patients freedom to move and relief from pain. Turn to the Town and Country, MO pain management experts at Axes Physical Therapy.

Pain Management Town and Country, MO: Getting to Know Your Pain

We experience the sensation of pain when our peripheral nervous system communicates information from the receptors throughout the body to the brain. Understanding the nature of your pain can help your Town and Country, MO physical therapist or other pain management doctor effectively address the source of your pain and allow you to regain peak movement health.

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

  • Acute pain: limited in duration, most commonly a result of injury or damage to tissue in the body
  • Chronic pain: enduring pain, more often explained by explanations besides damage such as chronic inflammation, nerve sensitivity changes, emotions, previous traumatic injury, and changes in the brain

Acute pain symptoms include:

  • pain that lasts less than 3 months
  • the sensation of pain is specific to the injured area
  • injury site swelling, warmth, and redness
  • tied to an injury or specific event
  • pain that increases when agitated, and decreased pain when the irritant is removed; if you have a knee injury, you may experience worsened pain when shifting weight onto that leg, but find that the pain is lessened or alleviated when you remove the weight from that leg, such as when sitting down or elevating it

Symptoms of chronic pain include:

  • pain that persists beyond 3 months
  • not readily related to an injury
  • pain throughout the body
  • fluctuating severity of pain that are not consistent with a specific motion or activity
  • hypersensitivity to even minor pain triggers
  • may be accompanied by mental factors like depression, fear, or anxiety

If you have recently been injured and are experiencing acute pain, talk to our Town and Country, MO physical therapists to discuss how we can swiftly alleviate your pain and address your injury, helping you heal properly to prevent future chronic pain and complications.

Life with chronic pain can feel hopeless. Work with our pain management team to establish and engage in the most effective Town and Country, MO pain management solutions for you so that you can return to your beloved everyday activities without debilitating and unpredictable pain.

You need to work with a provider you trust for your pain management care in Town and Country, MO. Axes Physical Therapy understands how urgently you need treatment to target your pain. Contact us today to discuss your Town and Country, MO pain management options with a pain specialist.

Town and Country, MO Physical Therapy for Pain Management

Living 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’ job is to give you hope and remain dedicated to your complete recovery and return to the life you want to live. A good Town and Country, MO pain management plan like physical therapy will target the underlying cause of your pain and help you cope with the psychological pain.

Physical therapy is increasingly one of the first and best recommendations for individuals living with pain. Physical therapy is an evidence-based practice of movement health, based on 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’ Town and Country, MO physical and occupational therapists are passionate about getting patients back to the activities they love and eliminating pain by treating the patient holistically. Trust our team to give you meaningful relief from pain.

In addition to pain management, our Town and Country, 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 Town and Country, MO

Our Town and Country, 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. In order to design the safest and most effective treatment, your physical therapist will conduct a comprehensive evaluation, consult your medical history, and perform a physical exam.

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

  • 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 Town and Country, MO

When you are living 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 home to a vast network of physical and occupational therapists that are among the best in their respective specialties.

Trust a pain management professional at Axes Physical Therapy near Town and Country, MO for tailored pain management care 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
  • Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization
  • Vestibular Therapy and Post-Concussion Rehabilitation
  • Trigger Point Dry Needling
  • Free Injury Screenings
  • Kinesio Taping®
  • Blood Flow Restriction Therapy

Our Team

Antoinette Ghoston
Front Office
John Teepe
Partner, MPT
Jennifer Szydlowski
Clinic Director, PT, CMPT

Locations

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