What is pain
An unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage, or described in terms of such damage - defined by International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP). So takes into account the physical injury to body as well as emotional aspect of it.70-80% of population suffers from some kind of chronic pain (commonest being back/neck pain) at some stage during his lifetime.
World health organization (WHO) has classified "chronic pain" as disease because of its widespread effect on patient's different body systems, psychology, & socio-economical effects.Pain is always subjective. Each individual learns about the application of the word through experiences related to injury in early life about pain.
What is Interventional Pain Management?
There are various treatments available for the spine and pain problems. Until now main treatment available were medicines or surgery in India. Now the newer techniques and advanced minimally invasive Interventional procedure are available for the Spine and pain problems. These procedures are something more then medicines and minimally invasive than open surgery.
According to the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP), interventional pain management is a discipline of medicine devoted to the diagnosis and treatment of pain related disorders.
Interventional pain medicine utilizes a multidisciplinary approach, in which a team of health care professionals works together, to provide a full range of treatments and services for patients suffering from chronic and/or acute pain.
The Interventional Pain Management uses minimally techniques conditions. minimally invasive techniques specifically designed to diagnose and treat painful conditions. This website will brief you about the common problems and the treatment options for few of them which are available at our clinic.
If the pain is not controlled early then it can lead to psychological problems and problems in social behavior. Then the physical damage becomes smaller and social interaction becomes a major issue and is left unattended.