Mercy specialists have experience with treating all types of pain. We provide care for acute pain, the kind of sharp, temporary pain that may result from an injury and usually disappears with normal healing. We also provide effective care for chronic pain, a long-lasting pain such as arthritis, migraine headaches or lower back pain.
Our goal is to help you find the best way of treating discomfort so that you can enjoy life pain-free. So our specialists work together to diagnose the source of your pain and choose a pain management plan that will minimize or eliminate that pain, including:
Taking pain medications can have many side effects, including addiction. Before you start pain treatment, always talk to your doctor. We’ll discuss safety and compare risks and rewards, so we can choose the treatment that’s right for you.