Pain Management in Mesa, AZ
Do you suffer from chronic pain? Is the pain in your back or neck, or does it spread throughout the entire body? Whether your pain is acute or chronic, sharp or dull, you deserve to live as pain-free as possible. With the Pain Management Center at Mountain Vista Medical Center, you can.
The American Chronic Pain Association reports that nearly three out of four Americans who suffer from daily pain have lived with their condition for more than a decade. For patients in Mesa, there’s good news: You don’t have to live with the pain.
At the Pain Management Center at Mountain Vista Medical Center, patients have access to a full range of experienced pain management professionals. This team includes board-certified and fellowship-trained pain management specialists, anesthesiologists, osteopathic practitioners, neurologists, specialized orthopedic surgeons, as well as a full nursing and support staff.
The Pain Management Center at Mountain Vista Medical Center provides comprehensive, multi-disciplinary solutions that are custom-tailored for treating your symptoms and helping you get back to the lifestyle you desire. There’s no one-size-fits-all solution for any pain – especially when it’s yours!
Types of Pain Treated
The Center’s pain management specialists treat virtually every kind of acute and chronic pain. Physicians specialize in the following types of pain:
- Degenerative Disc Disease
- Spinal Stenosis
- Spinal Compression Fractures
- Facet Joint Syndrome
- Coccydynia (Tailbone Pain)
- Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
- Lumbar Radiculopathy
- Other Back Pain
Head & Neck Pain
- Whiplash Headache
- Cervical Radiculopathy (Pinched Nerve)
- Migraine Headaches
- Spinal Stenosis
- Occipital Neuralgia
- Other Neck Pain
Arm & Leg Pain
- Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
- Peripheral Neuropathy
- Lumbar Radiculopathy (Herniated or Slipped Disc)
- Phantom Limb Pain
- Neurogenic Claudication
- Myofascial Pain Syndrome (Muscle Pain)
- Metastatic Cancer
- Postherpetic Neuralgia (Pain After Shingles)
Unique Pain Management Approach
The physicians at the Pain Management Center at Mountain Vista Medical Center take a special interest in educating patients about their pain, symptoms, pathology, and treatment. You can expect your pain management specialist to:
- Be knowledgeable about chronic pain and treatment options
- Listen to your questions and concerns
- Encourage you to ask questions
- Ask detailed questions to identify/diagnose the underlying issue
- Partner with you in creating a plan that treats your pain
The field of pain management is rapidly advancing. Many new technologies and treatment options are now available for our patients in Mesa.
Learn about the pain management options that may be available to you through Mountain Vista Medical Center.
Ready to Take Control of Your Pain?
The Pain Management Center at Mountain Vista Medical Center accepts most insurance plans and has financing options available. Patients must have a physician’s order to be treated at the Pain Management Center. Wondering if your pain is “chronic pain” or not? Use our quick chronic pain self-assessment tool (below). It takes just two minutes to complete.
For more information, please call 1-877-924-WELL (9355).
Chronic Pain Quiz
While chronic pain can make you feel isolated from friends, family, and co-workers, you should know that you’re not alone. In fact, about 50 million individuals suffer from chronic pain in the United States, according to the American Chronic Pain Association. 72 percent of those individuals have struggled with chronic pain for at least ten years.
Not only does chronic pain impact your ability to participate in your own life; it also affects your physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing – probably in more ways than you even realize. If you think that your condition might be classified as “chronic pain,” our simple two-minute assessment can help you find out.
Do You Have Persistent Pain?
Take this quick quiz to determine if pain management services may be an option:
- Is your neck or back pain interfering with your ability to walk, sit, stand, sleep or lift?
- Does your pain often prevent you from doing activities that you would like to do?
- Do you change positions frequently because you are uncomfortable?
- Does your pain interfere with your ability to do routine chores at home?
- Do you have difficulty getting in and out of a chair due to pain?
- Does pain affect your personal relationships?
- Does your pain limit the distance you are able to drive?
- Have you been told that you have spinal stenosis, facet disease or complex regional pain syndrome/RSD?
- Do you experience difficulty sleeping due to pain?
- Have you had back surgery, yet has your pain persisted?
- Do you ever feel a burning, shooting, searing pain in your arms and/or legs?
- Do you experience numbness, tingling or odd sensations along with your pain?
If you answered “yes” to one or more of these questions, contact your insurance company to determine if you need a referral from your primary care physician for pain management services. Do you need a primary care physician or specialist? Call 1-877-924-WELL (9355).