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Pain Management

Pain Management

Live more comfortably when you seek help from a pain management specialist at Ballad Health in East Tennessee or Southwest Virginia.

You’ll find caring providers who understand pain’s impact on your whole well-being and can address both your physical and emotional needs – so you enjoy better quality of life.

Conditions We Treat

Pain management tools can help relieve conditions such as:

  • Arthritis
  • Back and neck pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Hip, knee or shoulder pain
  • Nerve pain
  • Muscle pain
  • Sciatica

Acute & Chronic Pain

Rely on us for help when you experience:

  • Acute pain, which is temporary and often follows an injury or surgery
  • Chronic pain, which lasts months or years and may result from a medical condition

Pain Relief Services

You and your care team will work together to find out what treatments help you most.

You might benefit from:

  • Lifestyle changes, such as practicing specific exercises, sitting or moving differently at work, eating healthfully, maintaining a healthy weight and reducing stress
  • Physical therapy to help you move more fully and easily
  • Occupational therapy that teaches ways to better complete everyday tasks
  • Behavioral health care to reduce depression and anxiety related to physical pain
  • Wellness services, such as massage therapy and warm-water therapy
  • Epidurals and cortisone shots, which inject medication into a painful area of the body, such as the spine or a joint
  • Medication that temporarily eases discomfort

Seek Pain Relief

Ask your primary care provider how specialized pain management at Ballad Health could help you feel better. Need a primary care provider?

Pain Management Locations

16000 Johnston Memorial Drive
Abingdon, VA 24211
(276) 258-1000
36.7228461
-81.9118729
601 Campus Dr.
Suite 100
Abingdon, VA 24210
(276) 258-1670
36.711373
-81.993277
350 Blountville Hwy
Ste. 105
Bristol, TN 37620
(423) 968-6600
36.5900958
-82.2210593

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Thursday, July 15, 2021

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