Pain Management Specialist

Alpha Care Medical

Primary Care Provider & Behavioral Health located in Seaford, DE & Millsboro, DE

Pain is a symptom your body uses to indicate that something is wrong. For most people, pain resolves with at-home care once the underlying cause has healed. However, if your pain isn’t improving — or especially if it’s worsening — you may benefit from pain management at Alpha Care Medical, with locations in Seaford, Millsboro, Harrington, and Dover, Delaware. The multidisciplinary team takes a holistic approach to care and focuses on treating the root cause of your pain to alleviate your discomfort and restore health and well-being. Call the office nearest you or book an appointment online today.

Pain Management Q & A

What is pain management?

Pain management is a medical specialty focused on finding effective treatments to reduce and/or alleviate pain. 

Alpha Care Medical is a primary care practice that takes a patient-centered approach and develops individualized treatment plans that address your specific health needs and goals. 

The team also utilizes integrative medicine and combines traditional medical treatments with alternative therapies to ensure you get the most well-rounded treatment for your pain. 

Am I a good candidate for pain management?

Your provider at Alpha Care Medical determines if you’re a good candidate for pain management during your consultation. The experienced team provides pain management for acute and chronic conditions. 

If you have pain that’s not improving with at-home care or you’ve had an ongoing problem for months, you should contact Alpha Care Medical for an evaluation. 

What can I expect during a pain management evaluation?

Your provider at Alpha Care Medical takes a holistic and patient-centered approach to care, and you can expect a thorough evaluation when you come to the office for a pain management consultation. 

During your evaluation, your provider asks detailed questions about your symptoms, onset of pain, medical and family history, exercise and diet, and general lifestyle, and then conducts a physical exam.

To better understand the root cause of your pain, your provider may request diagnostic testing, such as lab work, X-rays, or MRIs. 

What are pain management treatments?

Your provider at Alpha Care Medical develops an individualized pain management treatment plan based on the underlying cause of your pain, the severity of your symptoms, and your overall health. 

Your pain management treatment plan may include:

  • Anti-inflammatory medication
  • Physical therapy
  • Massage therapy
  • Acupuncture
  • Nutrition therapy
  • Nutrition supplements
  • Behavioral therapy

During your pain management treatments, your provider schedules regular follow-up appointments to monitor your pain symptoms and adjust your treatment plan as needed. 

The team at Alpha Care Medical focuses on healing the root cause of your pain to not only alleviate your discomfort, but resolve your painful condition altogether and improve your overall quality of life. 

To schedule your pain management consultation with a team that places your health needs first, call Alpha Care Medical or request an appointment online today.