Most causes of abdominal pain resolve on their own within a day or two. But when you have chronic abdominal pain from an injury or disease, board-certified anesthesiology and pain medicine physician Bradley Silva, MD, at Lakeshore Pain and Spine Center in Kenosha, Wisconsin, can help. The interventional pain management practice customizes treatment plans for abdominal pain, offering innovative therapies so you get lasting relief. For help with your abdominal pain, call the office or schedule an appointment online today.
You should worry about abdominal pain when it is severe, ongoing, or a recurring problem. Most causes of abdominal pain are minor and resolve quickly. But when your pain lasts longer than two days, you should get medical help.
Most people visit their primary care provider when first experiencing abdominal pain. They may then consult with a gastroenterologist to determine if a gastrointestinal disease is the cause of the pain.
Lakeshore Pain and Spine Center treats chronic abdominal pain caused by a disease or injury. You may benefit from a consultation if you have chronic abdominal pain from:
The interventional pain management specialists at Lakeshore Pain and Spine Center take a patient-centered approach to care, focusing on you, not your pain.
When you come in looking for help for your abdominal pain, they spend time talking to you about your discomfort and your goals and expectations from treatment. They perform a physical exam and may run diagnostic tests to confirm or rule out the cause of your abdominal pain.
A precise diagnosis is essential for developing the most effective pain management plan.
Lakeshore Pain and Spine Center customizes treatment plans for abdominal pain based on the cause and severity of symptoms. They take a multidisciplinary approach to care, ensuring you get all the necessary services to manage your discomfort.
Treatment options for abdominal pain include:
For muscle injury-related abdominal pain, Lakeshore Pain and Spine Center offers transabdominal plane (TAP) blocks and ilioinguinal (II)/iliohypogastric (IH) blocks. These targeted injections block the pain signals from the abdomen to the brain, reducing discomfort.
Some of the targeted injections used at Lakeshore Pain and Spine Center include celiac plexus block and hypogastric plexus block for abdominal pain from chronic pancreatitis or cancer.
All interventional pain procedures are performed at the onsite procedure suite, making it more convenient for you to get the care you need.
For comprehensive management of your abdominal pain, call the experts at Lakeshore Pain and Spine Center or book an appointment online today.