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Coping With Pain

Coping With Pain


There are many types of pain, be it sudden from an accident, medium term as a result of an injury or chronic pain, meaning pain that lasts beyond normal heal time. This is usually considered to be 3 or 6 months. Whatever the type of pain, you should not suffer needlessly. There are a range of ways to cope with discomfort. Pain management is an important part of the coping process, in particular for those dealing with chronic pain. Physiotherapy can provide tangible help to people coping with pain, whether it is related to injury, illness or disease.

At Ballsbridge Physiotherapy Clinic we have extensive experience in dealing with pain and rehabilitation. Our range of treatments help relieve pain, restore movement and function and promote overall healing. We also work closely with those suffering from chronic symptoms and their medical practitioners in developing pain management plans for clients.

Pain need not be debilitating and at Ballsbridge Physiotherapy Clinic we work with you to both cope with and lessen pain.There are many strategies and treatments which can be useful in dealing with pain and discomfort.

Dealing with pain and discomfort

  • Advise: Your physiotherapist can provide you with advice on numerous coping strategies to manage your pain. These can include relaxation, breathing exercises, manual handling advice and pacing your activities.
  • Ergonomics: Advice on sitting correctly at your desk and having correct posture can be really helpful for managing pain
  • Manual therapy:¬†Using highly skilled, hands-on techniques, our experts can often directly address and treat the causes of pain.
  • Specific treatments can be used such as:
  1. Mobilisation and manipulation
  2. Deep Tissue Massage
  3. Dry Needling
  • Techniques used by your physiotherapist are designed to aid in pain relief and help regain normal movement.
  • Even though you may be coping with pain on a daily basis, you may be given exercise techniques and stretches to help improve the area where the pain is focussed. These exercises will actually help reduce the pain and make it easier to cope with the illness or injury which may be the root cause of the discomfort.

The experts at Ballsbridge Physiotherapy Clinic will work with you directly to plan treatment specifically tailored for you, to deal with your pain. While you may have ongoing pain, it is important to know that, with proper help, you can manage or even eradicate symptoms.  The important thing to remember is that pain can be addressed, managed, reduced or even overcome.


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