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Chronic Pain - Denver, Nashua, Parkersburg, Sumner, and Waverly Clinic

Chronic pain affects millions of people worldwide and can be related to a multitude of different diagnoses. Not all chronic pain is the same. Your therapist will perform an evaluation and design an individualized treatment plan that fits you best. Your Physical Therapist will work with you to provide evidence-based treatment options to improve pain, quality of life, and get you moving again!

Interventions may include:

  • Education to improve your knowledge and understanding of pain
  • Education for pain management strategies including relaxation, mindfulness and stress reduction techniques
  • Tips to improve sleep
  • Exercise for gentle strengthening, flexibility, and aerobic activity
  • Manual therapy to increase movement, range of motion, and decrease pain
  • Posture awareness and instruction for ways to improve body mechanics
  • Aquatic exercise
  • Modalities such as braces, taping, ultrasound, and muscle stimulation
  • Graded motor imagery, laterality, and mirror therapy

Who can benefit?

  • Individuals with ongoing pain
  • Diagnoses such as fibromyalgia, complex regional pain syndrome
  • Individuals with pain that is unpredictable, widespread, and/or unresponsive to medication
  • Individuals with a history of multiple treatment failures
  • Pain that is acute or chronic but that causes worry of fear

Looking for a pain specialist? Jennifer Burke, DPT, TPS is certified through the International Spine Institute as a therapeutic pain specialist and is located at the Waverly clinic.

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