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Mechanicsburg Chiropractic Center
(717) 620-4873
1010 Wesley Dr
Mechanicsburg, PA
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tuesday 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Thursday 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Jay Jungho Cho, MD
(717) 795-7943
5124 E Trindle Rd
Mechanicsburg, PA
Specialties
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Yonsei Univ, Coll Of Med, Sudai-Moon-Ku, Seoul, So Korea
Graduation Year: 1968
Hospital
Hospital: Carlisle Hosp, Carlisle, Pa; Healthsouth Rehabilitation Of, Mechanicsburg, Pa; Chambersburg Hosp, Chambersburg, Pa
Group Practice: Rehabilitation Med Assoc Pc; Rehabilitation Med Assoc Pc Trindle Rehab Medicine Centre

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Henry Weeks, PhD
211 Echo Road
Carlisle, PA
 
John Sullivan, M.D.
1001 South Market Street
Mechanicsburg, PA
 
Azzatori Chiropractic
(267) 339-6168
612 Fitzwatertown Road
Willow Grove, PA
Hours
Monday 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Tuesday 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Thursday 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Friday 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Sunday Closed
Services
Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Mukul Lalit Parikh, MD
(717) 728-9801
2004 Mountain Pine Dr
Mechanicsburg, PA
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Languages
Hindi, Spanish, Gujarati, Other
Education
Medical School: Osmania Med Coll, Univ Hlth Sci, Vijayawada, Hyderabad, Ap, India
Graduation Year: 1978
Hospital
Hospital: Polyclinic Med Ctr -Pinnacle H, Harrisburg, Pa
Group Practice: Riverside Anesthesia Associates Ltd

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Tim Kosenske, M.D.
5 Sprint Drive
Carlisle, PA
 
Roger Ostdahl, M.D.
920 Century Drive
Merchanicsburg, PA
 
Prough Chiropractic
(724) 260-8592
3402 Washington Rd # 201
Canonsburg, PA
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Saturday 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Sunday Closed
Services
Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Massage Therapy, Mobile Chiropractic Care, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Sexton Family Chiropractic
(215) 436-9973
779 2nd Street Pike
Southampton, PA
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Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Tuesday 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Thursday 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Massage Therapy, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

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Chronic Pain Management

A Patient's Guide to Chronic Pain Management

Introduction

According to the National Center for Health Statistics chronic pain health care costs and lost productivity has reached nearly $100 billion a year. It affects approximately 76.2 million people - more individuals than diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined.

The primary goals in chronic pain management are to assess, understand and treat your pain condition.

This sounds simple. It is not simple or easy. The process requires a great deal of time and effort on both the part of the pain management team and you.

This guide will help you understand

  • what chronic pain is
  • what pain management is
  • how chronic pain is managed
  • what you can expect from pain management

What is chronic pain?

Chronic pain is sometimes defined officially as pain lasting more than 6 months. It may also be accurate to define chronic pain as pain that has no clear end in sight. It may be something that you will have to learn to live with - or around. Anyone who has lived with chronic pain, or has treated patients with chronic pain, eventually comes to the understanding that the chronic pain is a disease in itself, regardless of what is causing the pain. It is this disease - chronic pain - that pain management specialists treat.

This does not mean that the team will ignore what is causing your pain. The first goal is to assess your pain. This means that your healthcare provider must try to determine, if possible, what is causing your pain..

The first question that should be asked is: "Does the pain have a source that can be eliminated by doing something to you - such as a medical treatment or surgery?"

Usually, the doctors that you have seen before you arrive at a pain management center have already done this. They refer you to the pain management center because they have not found anything that will reliably eliminate your pain. The pain management team will start from scratch and review all the tests and imaging studies that have been done and examine you. Sometimes the pain specialist may uncover new things or make new diagnoses. Usually they do not.

Once your pain management specialists have satisfied themselves that there is no reliable way to eliminate your pain through a medical treatment or surgery, they will begin the process of understanding your pain. This is a complex process. It does not end as long as you have the pain. The pain management team will constantly reevaluate what they think about your pain, how it is affecting you and what is needed to change the approach to helping you live with your pain.

Understanding your pain and treating your pain go hand in hand. How you respond to certain treatments gives your pain specialists a better understanding of your pain. They probably will not get the right, or best, combination on the first try - or the second. But they will continue to work with you to refine the treatment plan so that you get the best plan ...

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