Pain Management

OSF Rehabilitation offers an integrated approach to pain treatment with a focus on exercises and gentle movements of the body and not on pharmaceuticals when possible.

Our therapists strive to create an atmosphere where you can share experiences and express expectations, goals and preferences in treatment. Your symptoms are discussed and thoroughly investigated.

Our goal is help you regain control over you pain and return to a more enjoyable lifestyle.

Who Is It For?

Our therapists can diagnose and treat a variety of conditions:

  • Back or neck pain
  • Headaches (occipital neuralgia, cervicogenic headaches and some migraines)
  • Joint pain from osteoarthritis in sacroiliac joints, hips, knees and shoulders
  • Muscle pain and spasms
  • Post herpetic neuralgia

What Does Pain Management Therapy Involve?

At OSF Rehabilitation, you will be treated by therapists who are specially trained in pain management treatments.

Preparing for Pain Management Therapy

You will need a physician’s referral to set up an initial evaluation appointment.

What to Bring

Please bring your insurance card and a photo ID. Please wear comfortable clothing and shoes.

When to Arrive

Arrive about 15 minutes prior to your scheduled visit to complete your registration process.

For chidlren under the age of 18, a parent or guardian must be present for the initial appointment.

What to Expect

The first visit will take a little longer, approximately 45 minutes to an hour. This provides the therapist time to talk with you and gather information and measurements.

The therapist may give you a home exercise program to help get you started on your road to recovery.