NORWALK, Connecticut, July 07 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — In a new online interview, Dr. John Paggioli of the Eastern CT Pain Treatment Center discusses the causes and treatment of chronic pain. Dr. Paggioli is an expert in chronic pain and has been helping patients find relief for several years. In the interview, he provides valuable insight into the different types of chronic pain, how to identify them, and the different treatment options available. It also offers advice on managing chronic pain and living a healthy, productive life.
He said: “Chronic pain is a serious and debilitating condition that can have a significant impact on a person’s happiness and quality of life. Therefore, it is important to seek treatment from a qualified medical professional.
He said there are different types of chronic pain, such as nociceptive pain, neuropathic pain, and central sensitization. Nociceptive pain is caused by the activation of nociceptors, which are sensory receptors that respond to tissue damage. This type of pain can be acute or chronic. Acute nociceptive pain is a normal response to injury and usually subsides as the tissue heals.
Chronic pain, on the other hand, persists even after the tissues have healed. This type of pain is often caused by inflammation. Neuropathic pain is caused by damage to the nervous system. This can be due to illness, injury or surgery. Central sensitization is a condition where the central nervous system becomes hyperexcitable. It can be caused by chronic pain or other conditions like fibromyalgia.
Dr. Paggioli said chronic pain is a complex problem and there is no single solution. Treatment options vary depending on the type of pain, its severity, and the underlying cause. He said treatment often includes a combination of medication, physical therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, psychological support and interventional treatments under fluoroscopy, including steroid injections, radiofrequency ablation of sensory branches of joints and the spine, and spinal cord stimulation, usually for weak backs. surgical syndrome.
Chronic pain can be hard to live with, but there are treatments that can help improve quality of life. He said: “The first step is to see your primary care physician to diagnose chronic pain. Then they will likely refer you to a pain specialist for further evaluation.”
If you suffer from chronic pain, be sure to talk to your doctor about all your treatment options and find the right one for you. Asked about the best way to manage chronic pain, Dr Paggioli said: “The best way to manage chronic pain is to work with a pain management specialist to develop a treatment plan tailored to your individual needs. “
He also stressed the importance of staying active and engaged in life. “It’s important to stay active and engaged in life, despite chronic pain. There are many ways to do this, and it’s important to find an activity or activities that you find meaningful and enjoy.
About Dr. John Paggioli:
Dr. John Paggioli is the founder of the Eastern CT Pain Center. It has been helping patients find relief from chronic pain for many years. He is a chronic pain expert and has extensive experience in the diagnosis and treatment of chronic pain.
Company: Eastern CT Pain Center
Spokesperson: Dr. John Paggioli