Pain is more than just a twinge in the knee or a temporary ache in the back. When pain is chronic or severe, it has the ability to disrupt a person’s whole life, limit their mobility and even change their outward personality due to the stress it causes.

As the best Senior Home Health Care caregiver in Toronto, Wedway HealthCare provides senior pain management services that will improve your loved one’s quality of life and physical well-being while helping them to feel like themselves again.

What is Senior Pain Management?

Pain management is an area of medical expertise that is designed to help control chronic pain and keep it at manageable levels. Many people assume that managing pain simply means taking medication like opioids. However, there are a range of techniques that are approved to help pain that do not involve prescription painkillers. That being said, medication does remain one of the most effective ways to help patients live better lives because of its ability to allow the mind and body focus on things besides the pain. Other approved pain management techniques include:

  • Physical Therapy: Especially good for joint issues and recovery after certain surgeries, physical therapy helps a patient work past pain and improve their physical well-being.
  • Medication: Our Medway team can help you find the right combination of medications to help a patient feel like themselves again before pain becomes the focus. We are committed to working with your loved one’s primary care physician and other medical professionals to ensure each of our patient gets exactly what they need.
  • Nerve Blocks: Administered as an injection, a nerve block will stop sensation in an area for anywhere from six to twenty-four hours. There are also nerve catheters that can be placed next to the nerve and release a stream of medication able to numb pain for several days at a time.
  • Massage: Massage is another beneficial treatment in managing pain. This can help reduce swelling, stress and achiness.

Choosing a Senior Pain Management Team

With multiple options for pain management, it can feel overwhelming to choose the right treatments. Medway makes it easier by providing comprehensive services and working with each patient on a personal level to get the best course of treatment possible. To learn more about how we can help with managing pain, use our easy contact us form or call us at 1-(888) 425-4850 to speak with a caring and knowledgeable representative.