Pain Management

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Pain is all too often an inescapable aspect of life, but proper pain management techniques can make a substantial difference in the intensity and duration of pain, and can even relieve a patient of pain entirely. At Pasadena Nursing Center, our skilled nursing staff is trained in a variety of pain management techniques, including techniques that do not require medication, to calm minor to severe pain. Chronic pain can lead to a long list of related issues in seniors:

  • Irritability and aggression 
  • Sleep disturbance
  • Decreased mobility and motor function
  • Depression or anxiety
  • Weight loss or weight gain

Pain management strategies practiced at Pasadena Nursing Center begin with directly engaging with the resident to establish a clear picture of the problem. If the source of the pain cannot be addressed, staff will then determine the correct course of action on an individual basis.