Pain Therapy – Details

In Homer's Iliad, acute pain is described as the "barking guard dog of health".

Chronic pain, however, is completely pointless because it has lost its warning function - it harms the body and acts as an independent painful illness, which is treated in the context of the specific pain.

Over the last decade we have learned a lot about the development of pain and pain processing in the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord) - this has helped us to better understand the effects and interactions of drugs in the human body. Well known substances can now be used differently, new therapeutic approaches for chronic pain patients have been developed.

schmerztherapie Due to special pain therapy, also very difficult and so far only poorly influenced pains, such as those from cancer, neuropathic pains, or many different forms of headaches, can be treated successfully.

For this to achieve a good result for the patient, it is essential that the various disciplines such as orthopaedic surgeons, anaesthesiologists, oncologists, internists and physical therapists work closely together and create a join treatment plan for the individual case.

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