is Pain Management?
Pain Management is a combined treatment
approach to meet your health care needs. It is a
guided philosophy to treat not only the nature of your
pain but also to involve your emotional and physical
well being. Giving careful attention to pain management
empowers the patient through the rehabilitative process.
When your health care team, including family doctors,
oncologists, neurologists, and your pain management
specialist, is interconnected, the best outcome emerges.
How do I know if
I need to see a pain specialist?
If you are in constant and sometimes debilitating pain
that has not responded to regular treatment such as
prescription medicine, your primary care physician may
recommend that you would benefit from seeing a pain
specialist. Many studies have shown that early
treatment and intervention can drastically improve the
long-term treatment of chronic pain.
Will all my pain
The degree of pain relief you experience from
interventional pain management treatment is difficult to
predict. Most patients report a significant reduction
(at least 50%) in their level of pain. Our goal is to
help our patients achieve the highest level of pain
control possible to facilitate a return to a productive,
Why choose Pain
Management Center of Long Island?
Everything we do at PMCLI we do with your comfort first
and foremost in mind. We believe in your pain and our
ability to relieve it. As pain invades every facet of a
person’s life, we believe in healing the “total”
person – physically, emotionally and spiritually. We
offer a multidisciplinary
approach to treating and effectively managing
chronic pain, bringing together the latest medical
technology and time-honored Eastern Medicine to
customize a treatment
plan for each individual’s specific condition. In
many cases, other physicians, such as family
practitioners, refer patients to us after conventional
treatments for pain have been unsuccessful.
pay for pain management?
PMCLI works with many major
insurance carriers. Be aware that not all therapies
provided by PMCLI are covered under all insurance plans.
It is the patient’s responsibility to check with
his/her insurance carrier before the appointment with
us. If you have questions about your insurance, call us
at (516) 764-PAIN to discuss your specific situation.