Chronic Pain Management
If you are ready to consider an alternative to narcotic analgesic therapy, Champion Center Chronic Pain Track is a great place to start. It’s a great option for those who want to transition to a more holistic pain management strategy.
Our addiction treatment for chronic pain medication begins with medically managed detoxification designed to effectively treat withdrawal symptoms and protect clients from breakthrough pain. Traditional chemical dependency treatment is then supplemented by additional targeted groups and techniques designed to create an alternative treatment strategy to replace the use of opiates, including:
- Group therapy
- Holistic therapies
- Recovery curriculum
- Pain & Addiction
Roughly 116 million of Americans live with chronic pain, defined as any pain lasting more than 12 weeks, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). Chronic pain can be a debilitating condition, affecting almost every aspect of daily living — from how you move to how you sleep to how you feel about yourself. Many patients are prescribed painkillers for pain management. These drugs, also known as opioid medications, come with many risks, including: drug tolerance (the need for escalating doses) and addiction. Estimates of addiction among chronic pain patients vary, with numbers ranging from 3- 40 percent.
Clinical evidence shows that opiate pain medications can also make pain worse. Known as opioid-induced hyperalgesia (OIH), this phenomenon occurs when the opiates heighten pain sensitivity and increase pain. Opioid-induced pain continues to worsen as doses are increased and to improve when the opiates are discontinued.
Champion Center’s multi-stage addiction treatment program helps each individual heal from addiction and reclaim their freedom.