Treatment for Pain-Related Depression
Chronic pain can impact every area of your life. Arthritis, spine pain, neuropathy disorders and other types of chronic pain can reduce your mobility, disrupt your sleep and keep you from enjoying your life. It is common for patients to feel frustrated, even defeated, which can lead to depression. In addition, chemical changes in the body that accompany chronic pain can increase the risk for depression. At Allied Pain & Spine Institute, we offer effective treatment for pain-related depression at our pain clinics in the San Jose area.
Chronic Pain and Depression
The impact of living with pain every day for months or even years on end can take its toll on your mental health. Our doctors and therapists at Allied Pain & Spine Institute can offer cutting-edge treatments to help manage chronic pain, but not all pain conditions can be cured or completely controlled. As part of our holistic approach to patient care, we offer treatment for mental and physical health for those with chronic pain, including treatment for pain-related depression.
Depression caused by chronic pain can be caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain and body from the constant release of certain stress hormones and neurochemicals related to pain. This can be made worse by a feeling of helplessness and frustration by the patient. Treatment for pain-related depression can include certain medications and therapies that can manage both. Psychotherapy for chronic pain and depression is available, including cognitive behavioral therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy and other forms of stress management.
Chronic pain and depression do not need to control your life. Our team at Allied Pain & Spine Institute offers advanced pain management and pain-related depression treatments to help patients live their best life. To learn more about treatment for pain-related depression and other therapies we offer, contact us at our clinic in San Jose and other locations throughout the Bay area.