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Pain Management services offered in Seattle WA

Ongoing pain can feel debilitating and hinder your job performance or overall quality of life. At Dunia Health Clinic in Seattle, Washington, Abubakar Abdul-Rahman, DNP, ARNP-BC, and the team offer highly effective pain management solutions to help you feel better and enjoy life to its fullest. Call the office to book an appointment or schedule online today.

Pain Management Q & A

What is pain management?

Pain management includes treatments that reduce feelings of discomfort. The Dunia Health Clinic team offers a variety of pain management services to give you a better quality of life. They personalize each treatment to match your unique needs and preferences.

What causes pain?

You might experience pain because of a disease, illness, or injury. Examples of common causes of discomfort include:

  • Sports injuries
  • Work-related injuries
  • Car accidents
  • Fractures
  • Tendinitis
  • Joint problems
  • Headaches
  • Migraines
  • Drug withdrawal
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Arthritis 
  • Osteoporosis
  • Other chronic diseases

Your pain might go away without medical treatment, but if you have severe or ongoing discomfort, see the experts at Dunia Health Clinic for an evaluation.

What are the symptoms of injuries?

Signs and symptoms that could indicate an injury include:

  • Swelling
  • Stiffness
  • Discomfort
  • Redness
  • Warmth
  • Bruising 
  • Decreased range of motion
  • Limited mobility 

Your condition might be mild, moderate, or severe. Seeking proper treatment, including pain management when needed, can get you on the road to recovery as quickly as possible.

Is pain management right for me?

To find out if you’re a candidate for pain management at Dunia Health Clinic, your provider discusses your symptoms and medical history. They complete a physical examination to assess possible reasons for your discomfort.

Your specialist might recommend undergoing blood tests, urine tests, X-rays, MRIs, or other imaging procedures to find the root cause of your discomfort and develop an effective treatment.

What are my pain management options?

Common pain management solutions available at Dunia Health Clinic include:

Lifestyle changes

Making lifestyle changes can lower your risk of ongoing pain or help you heal quickly after an injury. Examples include rest, ice, compression, and elevation (RICE) for injuries, maintaining a healthy weight, getting regular exercise, reducing stress, and eating healthy foods. Avoid smoking and drinking excessive amounts of alcohol.

Oral medications

Taking certain medicines can reduce discomfort caused by an illness, disease, or injury. Your provider personalizes a medication regimen that’s best for you.

Injections

Dunia Health Clinic offers steroid and other types of injections that reduce joint pain and other types of ongoing discomfort.

Physical therapy

Physical therapy stretching and strength exercises can speed up healing after an injury and reduce the risk of reinjury. Massage is another natural method for pain relief. 

Surgery 

If you have severe tissue degeneration or an injury, surgery might be the best option to help you make a full recovery and alleviate pain. 

Suboxone®

Suboxone is a treatment for opioid dependence. It reduces cravings for pain medicine and the unpleasant side effects of drug withdrawal. 

To learn more about pain management services available at Dunia Health Clinic, call the office or schedule an appointment online today.