Modern medicine has developed ways to provide relief from pain, which can allow people to function normally. Due to these new techniques, the Pain Clinic is one of the fastest growing outpatient services at Salem Regional Medical Center. Some of the conditions that can be treated to make individuals more comfortable include:
chronic tingling or burning of the arm, which results from the use of a cane;
the pain associated with shingles;
chronic back pain;
the discomfort of fractured ribs;
cancer pain; and
Individuals may be referred to the Pain Clinic by their physician.
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