Pain Medicine

Pain medicine, a specialized field within healthcare, focuses on the assessment, treatment, and prevention of pain, whether it be acute or chronic. Central to pain management are various medications, ranging from potent opioids for severe pain to non-opioid analgesics like acetaminophen and anti-inflammatory drugs. Complementary approaches, such as interventional procedures like nerve blocks and epidural injections, along with physical therapy and cognitive-behavioral therapy, contribute to a comprehensive strategy for pain relief. Additionally, complementary and alternative therapies, including acupuncture and massage, are explored for their potential benefits. Patient education plays a pivotal role, empowering individuals to understand their pain and actively participate in their treatment. Embracing a multidisciplinary approach, pain medicine involves collaboration among physicians, nurses, physical therapists, psychologists, and other specialists to tailor interventions to the unique needs of each patient. Overall, the field seeks to enhance both the physical and psychological well-being of individuals grappling with pain, emphasizing a personalized and holistic approach to improve their overall quality of life.

Dr. Binam Ghimire
Dr. Binam Ghimire

Consultant Pain physician


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