Any level of pain from an injury or medical condition can impact your mobility and activities, though for many people living with chronic pain, you understand the difficult and debilitating impact that on-going pain can have on your quality of life, every day.
Dr. Jennifer Lee is a Pain Management specialist at EvergreenHealth Pain Care—dedicated to helping you find and understand the source of your pain and explore treatment options. With new advances in the pain care specialty happening all the time, Dr. Lee will help you develop a treatment plan to significantly reduce your pain and discomfort through a variety of cutting-edge approaches, aside from traditional medications you may be familiar with. Who Can Benefit from Pain Management?
It is estimated that 50 million Americans are living with chronic pain, or pain that lasts three months or longer. Chronic pain may have a significant impact on a person's quality of life by affecting sleep, energy, mood, ability to exercise or work. There are many sources of pain that can be alleviated by pain manage treatments provided by a pain management specialist.
Common sources of chronic pain include:
Persistent pain after surgery or injuries
Chronic joint pain
Pain Management is designed for patients who have felt chronic pain for at least three months and are experiencing impacts on the quality of their daily life, including mobility, sleep, mood, social activity and personal relationships. Your First Appointment
Together, you and Dr. Lee will partner to determine the source of your chronic pain. While most patients are very aware of the general area that is causing pain—often patients are unaware of the root cause. You will discuss the history of your chronic pain, how your pain has evolved and any treatments you've tried previously. Dr. Lee may order tests to provide even greater insight to the cause of your chronic pain.
Dr. Jennifer Lee discusses pain management options on the Check-Up Chat podcast.
By understanding the cause of your chronic pain, Dr. Lee is able to provide specific treatment options that will be most effective in successfully treating your individual source of pain, and help you meet your personal health and lifestyle goals.
You can expect a highly personalized, patient-centric approach to pain management at EvergreenHealth Pain Care. Dr. Lee is dedicated to listening and learning about each patients' unique preferences when it comes to managing their health. With a variety of treatment options available, together you will determine what is best for you for long-lasting relief.