A chronic painful condition has many repercussions on physical and mental health of a patient leading to work absenteeism, depression, loss of productivity, disability etc , in nutshell it deteriorates the quality of life. Understanding and acknowledging pain as a bio-psycho-social disorder is a recent development has led to pain management and pain medicine as a dedicated specialization. In the absence of proper education among health care professionals and lack of awareness among the public in India, Pain medicine faces a huge challenge to stop the misuse of painkillers resulting in high incidence of complications like gastritis, kidney failure, and bone marrow depression. As a matter of fact its knowledge offers effective long term pain relief through safe interventions and medications.
At Jain Hospital, our specialist uses a combination of drugs, nerve blocks, radio frequency ablation, intradiscal procedures, stimulation / relaxation therapy, intramuscular stimulation, psychological counselling, physical therapy and surgery to manage pain.