BIMC Hospital Nusa Dua provides a healthcare facility focused on the comprehensive evaluation, diagnosis and multi-disciplinary treatment for various types of pain as well as chronic pain.
The most common types of condition that a pain management doctor treats include lower back pain, knee pain, arthritis. chronic headache, neck pain, sciatica and nerve pain
Pain assessment is conducted by Dr. Cindy Henrietta Nasrani, M. Biomed Sp. An FIPM FIPP. The pain management timeline will vary depending on patient’s condition, but most patients can expect to go through these steps:
- Diagnose the cause of your pain
The most important step in pain management is to find the right diagnosis from a patient’s signs and symptoms, physical examination, additional examinations (x-ray, CT-scan, MRI, etc), even perform diagnostic minimal invasive procedures such as test injections.
- Discuss potential therapies that could help
After diagnosing your pain, doctor will review available therapies for your condition and discuss the one that works best for you. All the risks and benefits of any procedure or therapy can be considered at this stage.
- Coordinate care between multiple healthcare professionals
The process of pain management can involve more than one doctor. The pain management doctor will coordinate care with other specialty doctors to serve the patient’s best interest.
- Performs any necessary interventional procedure
A pain management doctor also has special training to perform minimal invasive procedures, which could be perhaps an injection at the source of pain, usually with ultrasound or fluoroscopy guidance. Other interventional procedure, that may include: epidural steroid injections, nerve blocks, joint injections and radiofrequency ablation.
- Continues ongoing care
Chronic pain commonly won’t disappear after a single therapy and may require ongoing care. A pain management doctor will monitor your progress and ensure you receive the necessary ongoing care.
BIMC Pain Clinic is open on Monday to Friday at 9am to 5pm. To schedule your appointment, please contact our operational team at +62 811 3896 113 (WhatsApp only)