Medication is one of the primary tools health care providers use to manage pain. At Colorado Pain Relief of Colorado Springs, Helen-Elena Emegbagha, MSN, APRN, FNP-C, PMHNP-BC, and the team provide expert medication management to help you find and get the right medication to control your pain. To find out more about medication management, call the office in Colorado Springs, Colorado, or schedule an evaluation online today.
Medication management is all about helping you find the right drug and dose for your health condition.
Colorado Pain Relief of Colorado Springs is a pain management clinic that provides medication management. The aim is to help you find the medication that provides the best relief from your pain and causes the fewest side effects.
Anyone struggling to find the right treatment to manage their pain benefits from medication management at Colorado Pain Relief of Colorado Springs. The clinic provides care for many painful conditions, including:
Colorado Pain Relief of Colorado Springs knows how hard it is to find a safe and effective medication to manage pain and uses many tools to help find the right one for you.
The details of your medication management evaluation at Colorado Pain Relief of Colorado Springs depend on your medical concerns. Your provider reviews your medical history and the types of medications you currently take.
They also ask about your pain, including the location, type, severity, and frequency of your pain and how it affects your life. They do a physical examination and run blood work to get a baseline measurement of your overall health.
They also use central nervous system testing to monitor motor skills and other neuro-cognitive functions to determine the proper dose.
Your provider at Colorado Pain Relief of Colorado Springs talks to you about the medications that might help manage your pain and how they work.
Once you start your medication, Colorado Pain Relief of Colorado Springs schedules regular follow-up appointments to monitor your pain and tolerance to the medication. Your provider also reruns your blood work to ensure your medication isn’t affecting your internal organs.
For men, Colorado Pain Relief of Colorado Springs monitors testosterone levels. Pain medications lower testosterone, causing depression, a decrease in sex drive, weakness, and fatigue. These side effects may worsen the pain.
If your testosterone levels are low, your provider may recommend hormone replacement therapy.
For expert medication management of pain, call Colorado Pain Relief of Colorado Springs or schedule an evaluation online today.