What should pain therapy consist of?
The first results of a recent report from the German Ministry of Health: "To improve the patient's suffering from pain" indicated during the outpatient treatment for patients with chronic pain, in
general, only little effect. According to the study, too few of the patients received adequate pain therapy. 50% or more of the patients who underwent the pain therapy were treated for a single-year period as an outpatient more.

Back pain is still the most common pain
today. However, many people suffer from pain in the extremities. This could be darting, burning, tingling or throbbing pain which may reach into the neck or back. Often hands and feet go to sleep.So neck pains resulting in tension headaches are often present. The Hamburg surgeon Omar-Pasha knows that "tennis elbow", "neck pain" or "lumbar" is not anonymous for these patients. pain. By trapped, irritated or compressed arm and leg nerves.

What is pain?
Pain which one feels is the damage to the body. These signals come from the source of the pain and the chord into the brain. This means: Pain can be controlled in a hurry. The pain channels are affected by various measures to the spinal chord nerve fibers before they reach the brain. However, with many patients the actual cause of the pain is often no longer present.

Omar Omar-Pasha says, "However, more than 10% of those affected, despite pain and clear illness, have had normal conductivity measurements." Today's computer tests have become so accurate, in a dubious sense, that they can almost change every patient over a certain age without actually having any obvious signs of illness. The situation is THEREFORE aggravated in some patients who often have other illnesses at the same time. in particular, vertebrae illnesses can increase the susceptibility of peripheral nerves.

The
doctor's experience is important for the diagnosis. X-rays and expensive neurological diagnostic procedures.

Omar-Pasha says, "Peripheral nerve damage, for example, can not be diagnosed with.In simple cases, relieving pressure and padding the damaged nerves can bring alleviation. Frequently nervous must be operated on to release entrapment. In most cases relief then occurs immediately. In an electrical connection to an electrical spinal chord stimulator.

Spinal cord stimulator
In principle, this is a "pain pacemaker" whose electrical pulse intensity is controlled by the patient and can be adjusted as needed. In an ideal case the pain signals will be neutralized.

The control unit is implanted under the skin. In Germany, it is well known in the USA, where it has become known that it has been diagnosed as having failed, but it has not yet been treated ,

A morphium pump can therefore be a sensitive idea
Many doctors are today in the view that palliative therapy must be given space in German medicine as standard medicinal practice. These doctors do not feel sorry for them. So, the implantation of a morphium pump should be considered. Omar-Pasha explains, "A useful pain-reducing therapy should not be rejected for the sake of a lengthy official authorization process to take place."

In most cases the Health Insurance Services wants to pay for treatment.
Most treatments need to be paid for by the health insurance services. Difficulties may arise in isolated cases with individual health service providers where it may be necessary to make a convincing argument, but they will invariably pay in the end.

It is significant that today almost all operations can be carried out in outpatient clinics. Not only does this reduce costs, it also means that patients recover from their own home surroundings. One should not simply put up with chronic pain under any circumstances.
The old saying, "one has to live with it," should not be uttered by a professional doctor today.

Omar-Pasha continues, "There are many ways of giving treatment and just about every form of pain can be treated today." Naturally, that is not so simple for the patient or for the doctor. An optimal pain therapy should be done in stages until the patient is free of pain and can return to daily routines without any substantial reduction in their quality of life.
The signal from reaching the brain can be heard . Source (German article): Ortho Press, Volume 5, Greater Hamburg, Issue 1/02, page: 5 - 6.

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