Dr. Kathy Borchardt
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Pain Management Services
It is well known that the physical and the emotional experience of pain can impact any aspect of the person and their family, and can extend into social, occupational, interpersonal, spiritual, and leisure realms. The aim of nonpharmacological pain management services is to address the whole person in the treatment of a painful condition. Interventions specifically tailored to individual chronic pain patients include: 
  • Relaxation training
  • Distraction techniques
  • Directed Breathing techniques
  • Adjustment counseling
  • Self-hypnosis
  • Guided Imagery
  • Stress management
  • Activity pacing and planning
  • Cognitive therapy to adjust negative thinking and expectations
  • Management of the effects of pain medications

Services include referrals to area pain clinics for pain intervention and prescription medication, as well as to other treatment providers including biofeedback specialists, medical massage therapists, medical acupuncturists, chiropractors, and physical therapists.  Consultations with a patient's treatment providers and physicians are common.

Please click or call 630-680-5494 to schedule an initial consultation.
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