Pain in your connective tissues may be caused by myofascial pain syndrome. National Pain Institute offers myofascial pain treatments for residents of Orlando, as well as other communities in Central and South Florida.
What is Myofascial Pain?
Myofascial pain is a type of chronic pain disorder that occurs in the connective tissues that surround your muscles. Because these types of tissues are found in almost area of the body, people who live with myofascial pain can experience a significant amount of discomfort. Pain medications may help to some degree. Interventional pain management therapies offer more effective and safer therapeutic options for patients with myofascial pain syndrome.
What Are the Symptoms of Myofascial Pain?
- Sleep that is disrupted by the pain
- Tenderness in affected areas
- Muscle pain and spasms
- Pain during exercise
- Feeling generalized aches and pains in almost every part of your body
- Stiff muscles and tightness
What Are the Benefits of Treatment for Myofascial Pain?
Myofascial pain syndrome is not curable; therefore, interventional pain management is often the only option for long-term relief from the discomfort. Patients may choose these types of therapies due to the potential side effects of their pain medications or because they are not satisfied with the outcomes of more conservative treatments.
How is Myofascial Pain Treated?
Based on the details of your case, we may recommend other treatments to help with the pain that is caused by your myofascial pain syndrome.
What Should I Expect After Treatment for Myofascial Pain?
In many cases, the effects of interventional pain management treatments last four to six months on average. You can schedule follow-up treatments at your convenience should the chronic myofascial pain return and be difficult to manage with medications alone.
Myofascial pain syndrome cannot be cured, but our patients know that interventional pain management treatments do relive the discomfort more effectively than medications alone and without any unwanted side effects. At National Pain Institute, our team of pain management physicians offers myofascial pain treatments for residents of Orlando, as well as other communities in Central and South Florida. Contact us today to schedule a consultation.