Premier Orthopaedics’ Guide to Effective Pain Management

Welcome to Premier Orthopaedics, your trusted partner in comprehensive orthopaedic care. Pain management is a cornerstone of our practice. In this article, we’ll explore various strategies, treatments, and frequently asked questions to help you achieve relief and improve your quality of life. With our team of highly skilled physicians and advanced therapies, we’re dedicated to addressing your pain and restoring your mobility and function.

Understanding Pain Management

Pain management is a multidisciplinary approach to alleviate pain and improve the quality of life for individuals suffering from acute or chronic pain. At Premier Orthopaedics, we recognize that pain is complex and can have physical, emotional, and psychological components. Our goal is to provide personalized conservative care that addresses the underlying cause of your pain while considering your unique needs and preferences.

Strategies for Pain Management

1. Comprehensive Evaluation

Our team begins with a thorough assessment to identify the underlying cause of your pain. This may include physical examinations, diagnostic tests, and a review of your medical history.

2. Multimodal Treatment Approach

We believe in using a combination of therapies to address pain from multiple angles. This may include medication management, physical therapy, interventional procedures, and complementary therapies such as acupuncture or chiropractic care.

3. Patient Education

Understanding your condition and treatment options is empowering. We take the time to educate you about your diagnosis, treatment plan, and self-care strategies to manage your pain effectively.

4. Lifestyle Modifications

Making healthy lifestyle choices can play a significant role in pain management. This may include maintaining a healthy weight, staying active, practicing stress management techniques, and adopting ergonomic principles in daily activities.

5. Supportive Care

Pain can take a toll on your emotional well-being. Our team provides compassionate support and counseling to address any emotional or psychological factors contributing to your pain.

Treatments for Pain Management:

1. Medication Management

Depending on the type and severity of your pain, we may prescribe medications such as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), muscle relaxants, and neuropathic agents. We carefully monitor your response and adjust your treatment plan as needed to minimize side effects and maximize effectiveness.

2. Interventional Procedures

For localized pain or nerve-related conditions, we offer a range of minimally invasive procedures such as epidural steroid injections, nerve blocks, radiofrequency ablation, and spinal cord stimulation (SCS) to target specific pain generators and provide targeted relief.

3. Surgical Intervention

In cases where conservative treatments have been unsuccessful, our board-certified surgeons may recommend surgical intervention to address underlying structural issues and restore function, such as joint replacement or spinal fusion procedures.

FAQs About Pain Management

Here are answers to some common questions about pain management:

No, pain management can be beneficial for both acute and chronic pain conditions, ranging from injuries and post-surgical pain to chronic conditions like arthritis or neuropathy.

Our approach to pain management focuses on minimizing or eliminating the use of opioid medications entirely and incorporating alternative therapies to reduce the risk of dependency. We work closely with each patient to develop a safe and effective treatment plan.

The timeline for pain relief varies depending on the type of treatment and individual factors. Some patients may experience immediate relief, while others may require several treatments or weeks of therapy to achieve optimal results.

Absolutely. By effectively managing your pain, we aim to improve your overall quality of life, restore function, and help you return to the activities you enjoy.


At Premier Orthopaedics, we understand the impact that pain can have on your life, and we’re here to help. Our multiple locations make getting help even more convenient; Englewood, Kearny, Union City, and Bloomfield. Whether you’re dealing with acute or chronic pain, our team of experts is dedicated to providing compassionate, comprehensive care to help you achieve lasting relief and regain your mobility and function. Don’t let pain hold you back— call 201-833-9500 to schedule a consultation or visit a clinic nearest you and take the first step toward a pain-free life.