Advanced Medical and Physical Therapy Programs Combining
The Best of Traditional and Nontraditional Medicine

Conditions - Pain

Patrick Massey MD, PhD, Daryl Massey PT, MPT, ALT-MED Medical and Physical Therapy, located in Elk Grove Village IL and serving the Chicago area

Pain is the number one reason why people seek medical care. Although there are good medications for pain, most people are not looking for a lifetime of drug use.  They are looking for a cure.  Fortunately, for most, there are good solutions to their pain problems.

 Fifty seven percent of the population have chronic or recurrent pain and seventy five percent of these people have had to make significant changes in lifestyle as a result of pain.  The cost of pain is a whopping 61(+) billion dollars per year...and that rarely includes a cure.

Quite simply, pain the the #1 medical condition in the US and possibly the world.

Traditional medicine offers a number of therapeutic approaches - medications, injections, surgery, etc.  Most of these work best with acute pain. 

Complementary and alternative medicine also offers a number of effective therapies - massage, acupuncture, supplements,energy medicine, etc.  These work well with chronic pain. 

However, neither traditional medicine nor complementary and alternative medicine have all of the answers.  The best approach seems to be the blending of traditional and nontraditional medicine...integrative medicine.

The ALT-MED Medical and Physical Therapy approach has been successfully treating pain for two decades. Originally, Dr. Massey (click here) saw the deficiencies in both traditional and nontraditional medicine regarding pain.  His first decade of practice consisted primarily of the treatment of pain conditions.  His approach grew to international attention and patients come from around the country and even Brazil, Canada and Israel to be treated with the ALT-MED approach.

Let us help (847) 923-0046 to schedule an appointment with Dr. Massey
After experiencing sciatic pain on the left side, I had surgery to solve the problem. Shortly thereafter, I began to have sciatic pain down the other side. I assumed that surgery was necessary again. After beginning the (ALT-MED) program and doing the exercises for a couple of months, the pain was gone. I have been pain free for over six months.

- Joann Hensley
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