Integrative Pain Management in Scottsdale & Sedona, AZ
Chronic pain can be debilitating and degrade one’s quality of life and enjoyment of everyday activities. Integrative pain management is a holistic treatment modality that incorporates acupuncture, massage, mindfulness training, and other homeopathic treatments into patient care to lessen pain, reduce dependency on prescription pain medication, and improve whole-body wellness and physical and emotional well-being. Dr. Estelle Farrell of Valley of the Sun Institute for Pain Management in Scottsdale and Sedona, AZ, specializes in treating a wide variety of conditions, such as trauma, neck and back pain, neuropathy, fibromyalgia, personal injury, and sports injuries.
Integrative Pain Management
Dr. Estelle Farrell is a Board Certified Osteopathic Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Specialist who is Board Certified in Pain Management. An osteopathic practitioner is a doctor who maintains a “whole body” approach and focuses on preventative healthcare rather than just treating acute or chronic symptoms. Dr. Farrell maintains the highest levels of accreditation and is experienced in Regenerative Medicine Procedures. She has been serving the Valley of the Sun community for over 23 years and was notably Arizona’s first Female Osteopathic Physiatrist.
While Dr. Farrell is licensed to prescribe medication and provide chronic and acute medication management, she also incorporates acupuncture, homeopathy, and natural approaches to relieve pain and neuropathy. Valley of the Sun Institute for Pain Management provides acupuncture, an ancient Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) practice widely respected as an alternative pain relief treatment. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, acupuncture addresses and helps enhance the energy flow (Qi) of the meridians (pathway points of energy), which stimulates the central nervous system and helps release endorphins, the body’s natural pain-relieving hormones.
Valley of the Sun Institute for Pain Management in Sedona also offers Electrodiagnostic testing (EMG). This test can determine if a patient has a disorder or injury of the muscle or nerve. It is an excellent tool for diagnosing carpal tunnel, herniated disc, brachial plexus injuries, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), and other neuromuscular conditions. EMG testing can help determine if pain symptoms are due to an injury, muscle disease, or a neurological disorder.
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Integrative pain management is a highly respected practice used by renowned institutions such as the Cleveland Clinic and Mount Sinai Hospital. Integrative pain management uses a multimodal, integrative approach to help patients find relief from painful conditions such as back pain, neck pain, joint pain, and pain from injuries. If you live in Scottsdale and Sedona, AZ, make an appointment with Dr. Farrell at Valley of the Sun Institute for Pain Management to find holistic relief from pain and live a quality, energetic life. Call (480) 955-1515.