What is pain management?
Pain management is one of the medical specialty that assess, diagnose and treat pain. There are different levels of pain, it can be acute or chronic but whichever it can result to injuiry, surgery, disease, and other medical conditions. Pain management is very essential to to every patient to alleviate or reduce the intensity, duration, frequency of pain and enhance the overall ability to function of every individual. The ultimate goal of pain management is to improve the patient's quality of life while slowly recovering to pain. Too much pain may cause negative impact that may affect your daily activities and overall productivity.
Massage tips and techniques for stress management
Endorphins are released in response to massage and it is the body's natural painkillers. Therefore, it decreases pain sensation while increasing the feeling of relaxation and well-being. Other than that, massage can also help reduce anxiety and depression which are also associated to chronic pain. By this, it can give you overall improvement in your daily mood and a greater ability to cope with pain and be more productive.
Generally, massage is a safe and effective approach to pain management. It is important to note, however, that massage is not a treatment and may not be appropriate to everyone. It is still better to consult your healthcare professional before beginning any new therapy for pain manegement.