Pain Management at Overland Park Regional Medical Center
Millions of people live with chronic pain. It can take different forms and affect different parts of the body. We know that whatever part of you hurts, you just want the pain to stop. Because pain symptoms can vary from person to person, the right pain treatment must be tailored to the individual. The good news: there are many treatment options available to manage or even alleviate pain. Let our pain management specialists help put you on the road to feeling better.
Pain that goes untreated can have a significant impact on sufferers and their families and friends. Chronic pain can become so severe that it affects concentration, job performance, social life and sleep. These negative effects of pain can also cause depression and isolation.
Patients suffering from pain may be treated with the following types of pain control:
- Oral medications
- Steroid injections
- Nerve blocks
- Implantable pump devices
- Spinal cord stimulators
By controlling and managing pain, patients are able to improve their quality of life.