If you struggle to complete everyday tasks because of ongoing or severe pain, board-certified physician Sanjay Murthy, MD, MPH & TM, is here for you. At WellHealth Medical Associates in Belleville and Rochester Hills, Michigan, he offers an array of pain management solutions to help you feel better and give you the best quality of life possible. Call his office to schedule an evaluation or use the online booking feature today.
Pain management at WellHealth Medical Associates is a common medical intervention that reduces severe or ongoing discomfort. You might have pain because of an illness, disease, injury, or unknown causes. Treatment with Dr. Murthy can help you feel better and enhance your quality of life.
You may have bothersome pain because of one or more of the following conditions:
Your condition might go away on its own with lifestyle changes or home remedies. In other cases, however, medical intervention is the best way to reduce discomfort.
To pinpoint the cause of chronic pain and find the best way to treat it, Dr. Murthy asks about your medical history, lifestyle habits, and symptoms. He checks your vital signs, completes a physical exam, and may order urine testing, blood tests, heart-function testing, X-rays, or other imaging procedures to diagnose your condition and develop a pain management plan.
During pain management at WellHealth Medical Associates, Dr. Murthy may suggest:
Resting, using ice or heat packs, and wearing a brace are at-home solutions to reduce musculoskeletal discomfort. Eat nutritious foods, exercise regularly, keep stress levels low, and get plenty of sleep.
IV therapy infuses fluids and nutrients or medicines directly into your bloodstream for fast absorption and pain relief.
Strength, cardiovascular, and flexibility training helps speed up healing, reduce pain, and lessen your risk of future injuries.
Taking medicines can reduce the underlying cause of pain or make your discomfort less severe.
Corticosteroids, platelet-rich plasma (PRP), hyaluronic acid, or other injections diminish pain, stimulate cell regeneration, and reduce inflammation.
Radiofrequency ablation uses a needle and radiofrequency energy to heat and destroy painful nerves to reduce pain signals to your brain.
Nerve stimulation uses electrical impulses to reduce pain signals and diminish ongoing discomfort.
If you need surgery or other invasive procedures, Dr. Murthy refers you to a highly trained specialist near you.
To learn more about the pain management options at WellHealth Medical Associates, call the office or schedule an appointment online today.