Don’t suffer, relieve your pain today! Visit our pain clinic in Burnsville, Minneapolis or Woodbury!
 
Did you know that approximately 25.3 million american adults suffer from daily pain? According to the NIH analysis (National Institute of Health) of Pain in the U.S., nearly 40 million adults have experienced severe levels of pain in their lives. From minor to more severe pain; from acute to chronic pain. Don’t wait until the pain goes away itself, which it might never do! Visit our pain management doctors in Minneapolis or in Burnsville and start enjoying a pain-free life once again!
 
 
1. What is pain management?
 
According to the American Board of Pain Medicine, pain management is “a discipline within the field of medicine that is concerned with the prevention of pain, and the evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of persons in pain. Some conditions may have pain and associated symptoms arising from a discrete cause, such as postoperative pain or pain associated with a malignancy, or may be conditions in which pain constitutes the primary problem, such as neuropathic pains or headaches.”
 
In other words, pain management is a medical specialty that is focused on treating all different types of pain, through evaluation, treatment and prevention.
 
After a comprehensive patient evaluation, at our pain clinic in Minneapolis and Burnsville, Valley Medical and Wellness, the pain medicine doctors will work with each patient to personalize the best treatment plan for their pain management. Our multidisciplinary approach incorporates pain medicine with physical and interventional pain therapies for optimal results. Oftentimes, alternative medicine and lifestyle changes are also advised to support long-term relief.
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2. What do our pain management doctors in Burnsville, Minneapolis and Woodbury do?
First, we explain who can be a pain medicine doctor. A pain management specialist is a medical doctor (M.D.) or doctor of osteopathy (D.O.), with special training in the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of all forms of pain. Our pain medicine doctor in Minneapolis offers patients more options than a primary care doctor, in regards to comprehensive and interventional pain management.
Moreover, our pain experts use specialized methods to diagnose the cause of pain properly and provide individualized and high-quality treatment. At our pain clinic in Minneapolis and Burnsville we have highly skilled and experienced specialists in pain management. They will first evaluate patients with complicated pain problems, prescribes appropriate medications, and perform the right procedures. We focus on a personalized approach to find an effective solution to reduce or get rid of your pain.
 
In addition to therapy and medication, creating a healthy lifestyle will play a critical role in your pain management treatment. This includes choices that we make every day, such as proper nutrition, appropriate exercise, sufficient sleep, and healthy habits. These factors are important for everyone, but even more so for those who are ill and experiencing pain, as they affect how the body heals. Our physicians can provide guidance on making healthy lifestyle changes, to optimize your recovery - for long term benefits.

At Valley Medical and Wellness we offer a range of pain treatment options.
 
3. Pain Management Burnsville, Minneapolis, Woodbury: what are the conditions commonly treated at our pain clinic?
At Valley Medical and Wellness our pain doctors in Burnsville, Minneapolis and Woodbury treat a wide range of conditions, including:
  • Arthristis 
  • Cancer and Cancer related pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Lyme Disease
  • Complex Regional Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disorder
  • Diabetic Neuropathies
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Hammer Toe
  • Migraines
  • Headaches
  • Spurs
  • Joint Pain
  • Cervical and Thoracic Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Phantom Pain
  • Piriformis Syndrome
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Rotator Cuff
  • Sacroiliac Joint Pain
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis
  • Shingles
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Sports injuries
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS)
  • Spinal Disc Herniations (Herniated Discs, Prolapsed Discs, Ruptured Discs, and Slipped Discs)
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia (TN)
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4. Pain medicine Minneapolis, Burnsville and Woodbury
Medication is generally the first defense against pain. There is a broad spectrum of pain medicine available both over-the-counter and via prescription, in oral and topical varieties. Medication can offer immediate and effective relief for a variety of conditions, easing pain and improving daily life.
At Valley Medical and Wellness our pain medicine doctors are well educated and experienced in safely prescribing and managing medication for pain. Our providers work directly with you - the patient - to assess their effectiveness. We want to see reduction of pain as well as your functional improvement.
 
At the same time, we acknowledge and share concern about the inherent dangers of prescription pain medications. Our pain clinic in Burnsville, Minneapolis and Woodbury will do everything possible to ensure the safety of our patients, by closely monitoring the progress of their treatment plan and following all government regulations.
 
5. Clinic Policy
To ensure patient safety, Valley Medical and Wellness will follow best practices in monitoring all prescriptions, and uphold patient safety and proper ethics at all times.
 
Our patients will be required to take regular urine tests while under our care. If test results indicate illicit medication or prescription misuse, continuation of care with our practice will be reviewed. Such patients may be discharged or referred to a substance abuse specialist as part of our protocol.
 
It is always best to communicate openly with your physician. Notify them of all current medications, and always discuss desired changes prior to altering medication on your own.
 
Pain Management Burnsville, Minneapolis, Woodbury – Valley Medical and Wellness
 
If you have any additional questions or you would like to find out more about our available pain management options, please contact us by calling at (612) 444-3000.
 
Schedule an appointment today by filling out our pain form and let us provide you with our customized care.
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