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Pain Management Specialist

Keith Schmidt, MD -  - Pain Management

Keith Schmidt, MD

Pain Management & Chronic Pain Specialist located in Hoffman Estates, IL & Carol Stream, IL

It’s estimated that as many as 20% of adults in the United States suffer from chronic pain, with 8% experiencing such severe pain that it keeps them from the activities they enjoy. At Ascension Comprehensive Pain Management Program, Keith Schmidt, MD, is a pain management specialist who offers some of the most advanced treatments to help manage pain. For a consultation, call the office in Hoffman Estates or Carol Stream, Illinois, or request an appointment online today.

Pain Management Q & A

What is pain management?

Pain management is a medical specialty focused on reducing pain and discomfort. Chronic pain is a common problem for many Americans that affects not only their physical health but also their mental and emotional health. Dr. Schmidt understands that finding a treatment that helps you gain control over your pain can be difficult.

Consequently, Dr. Schmidt has dedicated his career to helping his patients get the pain relief they seek so they can live their best lives. When you come in for pain management, Dr. Schmidt conducts a comprehensive examination to find the underlying cause of your pain and then develops a treatment plan to help you regain control over the discomfort and your life.

Chronic pain can affect your mobility, lead to opioid dependency, and keep you from doing the things you enjoy. Don’t let your pain take over your life -- call Ascension Comprehensive Pain Management Program instead.

Am I a good candidate for pain management?

Dr. Schmidt determines if you would benefit from pain management after your initial consultation. As a pain specialist, he provides treatments for many common conditions that lead to chronic pain, including injuries or diseases that affect the:

  • Joints
  • Muscles
  • Spine
  • Nerves
  • Tendons

Dr. Schmidt is an experienced interventional pain management physician who has developed a reputation for being the doctor that you can turn to when other treatments fail to relieve your pain. 

What treatments can help improve my pain?

Dr. Schmidt offers many innovative and advanced pain treatments, including:

  • Epidurals
  • Radiofrequency ablation
  • Nerve root blocks and facet joint injections
  • Trigger point injections
  • Platelet-rich plasma therapy
  • Stem cell therapy
  • Spinal cord stimulation 
  • Kyphoplasty

In addition to the specific pain management treatments, Dr. Scmidt may also recommend physical therapy, over-the-counter pain medication, or prescription medication to help you get the relief you need.

Dr. Schmidt is a pain management expert and offers many treatment options to help reduce your pain and improve your overall health. For an individualized pain management plan, call Ascension Comprehensive Pain Management Program, or book your appointment online today.