Chronic pain is a very common medical problem but it is often misdiagnosed or not properly managed. Individuals suffering from chronic pain are often given the wrong advice and the wrong medication and treatment, prolonging their suffering.
The Neurosciences Institute's comprehensive pain management program uses a multidisciplinary approach to the diagnosis and treatment of chronic pain. The team of specialists includes neurologists, neurosurgeons, anesthesiologists, physiatrists and others who work together to identify the underlying cause and best treatment options for patients. Patients are educated about their conditions and encourages to actively participate in treatment. The team will work to evaluate and manage not only the pain itself but other factors such as anxiety, depression, family issues and quality of sleep - all of which can affect how we feel pain.
Our specialists are on the cutting-edge of pain research occurring in the health care industry and are highly sought after to speak at national conferences and with well-respected medical organizations about their research and their medical expertise.
|Dr. Charles Argoff, professor of neurology and director of the Comprehensive Pain Center at Albany Med discusses the program’s unique approach to dealing with pain and headache management.|