Pain Management FAQs

What is pain management?

Pain management is the treatment of patients who are experiencing acute or chronic pain.

What is a pain management specialist?

A pain management specialist is a medical provider who specializes in the diagnosis and management of acute and chronic pain. The goal of a pain management specialist is to find the root cause of your pain and develop a comprehensive treatment plan.

When should I see a pain management specialist?

You should see a pain management specialist when pain is interfering with your daily activities or quality of life.

What kind of treatment might I get at a pain management clinic?

Pain management clinics offer a variety of treatment options. These treatment options range from medication management to injections and procedures.

Is pain medication addicting?

Long-term use of pain medication can cause dependence and if abused they can be addicting.

Do I have to be referred by a physician to make an appointment?

Pain Clinic of North Carolina requires all new patients to be referred by their primary care physician/medical provider, surgical or sports medicine physician/medical provider.

Will insurance cover my pain management appointment?

Pain Clinic of North Carolina is in network with most insurance companies. Typically, only a co-payment is required at the time of service.

Schedule an Appointment in Charlotte, NC

If you’re dealing with chronic pain in the Charlotte area, the Pain Clinic of North Carolina can help you find relief! Contact us today to schedule an appointment in Huntersville, Statesville, or Shelby by calling 1 (800) 605-3418.