Treating Chronic Pain

Relief for your long-standing symptoms

Chronic pain typically lasts three to six months, or more, following an illness or injury. In many cases, long-lasting pain can limit your daily activities and impact your overall health.

People who experience chronic pain often suffer from arthritis (particularly rheumatoid or osteoarthritis), fibromyalgia, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) or pain in the:

If you live with chronic pain, you’ve likely received previous care that did not provide the results you wanted. The good news is that physical therapy can help. We specialize in treating chronic pain to get you back to work, athletics and daily life. Physical therapy emphasizes a more holistic approach to pain management including non-pharmacological (drug-free) techniques to assist in better handling pain and improving function in your life.

What to expect

Your pain treatment goals are unique. Our team of experts will work with you to create a treatment plan tailored to your individual needs and goals. During your initial appointment, we will:

  • Perform an assessment to identify the cause of your chronic pain and other factors that may be impacting your healing such as lack of sleep or stress
  • Determine how your chronic pain affects you physically
  • Identify the types of physical activity you would like to return to, but can no longer perform due to chronic pain.

Based on our findings and your goals, we will create a customized treatment plan that aims to improve your mobility and function while also educating you on how to manage chronic pain. The goal? A return to your everyday life with control over your pain.

Chronic pain management

If you are experiencing pain that impacts your daily life, our pain management can help. We use evidence-based physical therapy treatments that will help ease your pain, restore function and ultimately improve your quality of life. Learn to control pain behavior, modify your lifestyle and engage in appropriate physical activities to regain productivity and independence.

The Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation - Outpatient Therapy pain management program can help with:

  • Back pain, neck pain or other forms of chronic pain
  • Pain that has not responded to traditional medical treatments
  • Unremitting pain despite medication
  • Pain due to arthritis, cancer or neuropathies
  • Physical deficits associated with pain
  • Inability to perform normal daily routine or job duties because of pain

Get the Treatment You Deserve for Chronic Pain