Cancer Pain Specialist

Premier Pain Solutions

Interventional Pain Management Specialists located in Asheville, NC, Columbus, NC, Wilmington NC, Southern Pines NC, Easley SC, & Greenwood SC

Cancer pain is unlike any other pain, and that’s why you need compassionate pain management specialists. Javid Baksh, DO, and Christopher Mallard, MD, offer comprehensive cancer pain management at Premier Pain Solutions. The specialists understand the way pain works and the unique characteristics of cancer pain, so they can improve your quality of life, happiness, and wellness. There are offices in Asheville, Columbus, Southern Pines, and Wilmington, North Carolina; and Easley and Greenwood, South Carolina, so call the one nearest you or book your appointment online now.

Cancer Pain Q & A

What is cancer pain?

Cancer pain can refer to not only pain from cancer itself but also pain related to diagnostic testing and treatments. For example, chemotherapy can treat cancer but can also lead to nerve pain (neuropathy), and radiation can lead to a number of different pain syndromes. 

Cancer pain can vary considerably according to the type of cancer, its stage, your treatment plan, your general health, and many other individual factors. 

This type of pain can be tremendously intrusive, frequently decreasing quality of life and general function. Thanks to cancer pain management at Premier Pain Solutions, you can live more comfortably. The proper treatment approach can dramatically improve your life and wellness.

What is cancer pain management?

Cancer pain management is a comprehensive group of treatments and services that help you cope with all types of cancer pain. 

Your treatment plan always emphasizes fast cancer pain relief, but the Premier Pain Solutions specialists also focus on controlling your pain where it starts. This approach can ultimately help you function at the highest level possible. 

You know your situation the best, of course, so you can help your specialists find the best pain solutions by being very detailed in describing your pain type and levels. 

What does cancer pain treatment involve?

Premier Pain Solutions offers all-encompassing cancer pain management. The compassionate specialists understand that cancer hurts both mind and body, causing widespread and hard-to-manage pain. 

Because of this, the pain specialists work with psychologists, physical medicine specialists, orthopedic surgeons, and other medical professionals to address every aspect of both your cancer pain and whole-body wellness. 

Your treatment plan may include multiple approaches, such as:

  • Activity modification
  • Physical medicine
  • Medication
  • Epidural injections
  • Nerve blocks
  • Radiofrequency ablation
  • Spinal cord stimulation
  • Intrathecal pump

Your comfort and well-being are the most important thing during cancer pain treatment. If the initial treatment doesn't work for you, or if it's not effective enough, there are always other options that can help. 

The multidisciplinary, patient-centered approach to cancer pain yields the very best results possible, and the Premier Pain Solutions specialists are ready to custom-design a cancer pain relief plan for you. Call the office in your area or click on the provided scheduling link to take the first step toward cancer pain relief now.