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Pain Management Specialist

Nu Pathway Healthcare and Wellness

Primary Care Providers & Pain Management Specialists located in Bowie, MD

Chronic pain affects your physical, psychological, and social well-being. But you don’t have to deal with your pain by yourself. At Nu Pathway Healthcare and Wellness in Bowie, Maryland, the experienced medical team offers complete pain management solutions. Find out more about their pain management services by calling the office today or booking an appointment online.

Pain Management Q&A

What is pain management?

Pain management is one of the many primary care services available at Nu Pathway Healthcare and Wellness. With pain management, the team conducts thorough evaluations to find the root cause of your pain and develop an effective treatment.

The medical experts at Nu Pathway Healthcare and Wellness consider themselves your health care advocates. They provide pain management solutions that improve your overall health and quality of life.

Who benefits from pain management?

Anyone suffering from an acute or chronic pain condition can benefit from pain management services at Nu Pathway Healthcare and Wellness.

Common pain conditions that benefit from pain management include:

  • Headaches and migraines
  • Lower back pain
  • Hip pain
  • Knee pain
  • Neck pain
  • Arthritis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Sciatica
  • Neuropathic pain
  • Chronic pain

While helping you find relief from your pain, the team also educates you about your diagnosis and recommends how you might prevent further injuries and pain.

What can I expect during a pain management consultation?

You can expect patient-focused care when you visit Nu Pathway Healthcare and Wellness for a pain management consultation. The team does in-depth clinical exams to find the underlying cause of your pain so that they can provide you with the most effective pain management treatments. 

During your visit, your provider reviews your symptoms. These including the underlying cause of your pain, the kind of discomfort you feel, and the activities that make your pain better or worse.

They do a physical exam and run diagnostic tests to confirm or rule out the cause of your pain. Tests and procedures can include blood work, X-rays, CT scans, and MRIs.

What treatments are a part of pain management?

The Nu Pathway Healthcare and Wellness team creates individual pain management plans. Your plan would be based on what’s causing your pain, how severe your symptoms are, and how healthy you are.

Treatments can include:

  • Rest, ice, compression, and elevation (RICE)
  • Changes in your activities
  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)
  • Physical therapy

For chronic pain conditions, Nu Pathway Healthcare and Wellness might recommend medical marijuana. The team includes providers registered with the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission who can issue the required certification for medical marijuana use.

Medical marijuana contains compounds that can help ease your chronic pain symptoms and serve as an alternative to traditional pain management treatments.

To schedule a pain management consultation, call Nu Pathway Healthcare and Wellness today or book an appointment online.