Pain is not only important as a symptom; it may affect in an important way to the physical activity, professional activity, social relations and, in general, decrease the quality of life of the patients. The aim of Pain Unit in Quirósnalud Costa Adeje is treating the pain of the patients, improving his/her quality of life at the same time, addressing the problem in a multidisciplinary way.
Pain units or clinics are medical services dedicated to the study and treatment of patients with severe and almost always chronic pain, who do not respond to conventional treatments.

Patients are almost always referred by other specialists once they consider their usual therapeutic arsenal exhausted or when the origin of the pain is not clear.

The most common consultation causes are spinal pathologies (in operated and non-operated patients), severe osteoarticular pain, neuralgias and neuropathies, fibromyalgia, perineal pain, cancer pain, some types of headaches, etc.

The multidisciplinary approach with other specialists is fundamental for treating many of these cases, and so the department has other specialists such as a psychologist, psychiatrist, neurologist, physiotherapist, etc., as well as consultants in all medical disciplines.