Call 916.733.5844 to schedule an appointment. Or use our Find a Doctor tool to reach a pain management specialist near you.
Mercy Medical Group's pain management team works with each patient to understand their needs and their goals to help find a solution that works best for them. Our team includes an on-staff counselor who specializes in chronic pain and is available to work with patients in clinic on a one-on-one basis as well as in a group setting.
Pain usually starts when nerves send signals to your brain, telling it you have an injury or illness. There are two major categories of pain.
• Acute pain is a severe or sudden pain that resolves within a certain amount of time.
• Chronic pain is persistent, lasting for months or even longer. Chronic pain itself is considered a health condition.
When you have chronic pain, your brain can continue getting these signals even after the body has healed. Over time, the brain may become so used to getting pain signals, it can't turn them off.
Call 916.735.4748 to schedule an appointment. Or use our Find a Doctor tool to reach a pain management specialist near you.
Mercy Medical Group's pain management team serves its patients with a multimodal approach, using a combination of medications, injections, procedures, therapies and counseling in the treatment and management of chronic pain.
The causes and treatments of chronic pain can be complex issues. That is why we believe it is important to treat the whole patient and address all the ways to ease suffering and increase well-being. Get to know our providers and see what they're saying to help patients relieve pain and suffering.
If you're suffering in pain, talk to your primary care doctor for a referral to one of Mercy Medical Group's pain management specialists. Or call (916) 733-5844 to schedule an appointment.