Chronic Pain Physiotherapy in Tirana, Albania

Learn about Chronic Pain symptoms, causes, and treatments. FisioCenter Tirana provides the best information to make you understand the reason behind Chronic Pain and get professional help. 

We are a leading physiotherapy clinic in Albania. We diagnose, treat and can manage all the conditions that are a cause of your chronic pain problems. We can treat each type of chronic pain and diagnose all the pain signals that you might have observed.

In our clinic you will be provided with high quality physiotherapy services. We always focus on individualized treatment programs of chronic pain – we provide pain medicine for your totally recovering and relief treatment.

The goal is to improve functionality and quality of life with natural treatments. We can assure you that you will be dispensed with the best quality of your chronic pain physical therapy, and this is accomplished as a result of a many-year experience that the head of our clinic, Dr. Andrea Settembrini, has. He is the only one certified in Albania for osteopathy and is also certified in Movement Sciences in the city of Rome. 

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What do we mean with Chronic pain?

Chronic pain is defined as persisted, because it lasts more than the usual amount of time of a normal pain. The chronic pain can last longer than 3 months, but at the same time it gives the adequate time of healing of a wound or escape from an acute illness.

When we talk about chronic pain, we refer to a pain that can last a lot of months. In this case, this condition burdens the soul and severely limits the quality of life of affected people. The stimuli that the human brain receives due to pain, is interpreted in different ways, depending on the personal experiences of everyone.

There are different types that can be categorized for chronic pain, according to the mechanism involved (pain from pain receptor stimulation or neuropathic pain), its duration (acute or chronic) and the part of the body affected by it.

There are some neurons that play a key role in the process of chronic pain. 

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Andrea Settembrini

Licensed in Physiotherapy, specialized in OSCE (Osteopathic spine center education) for Osteopathy (5 years) in Bologna and certified in Movement Sciences in Rome, Italy.

Important Information and questions

Chronic pain is listed in 5 categories that are based on the suspected cause:

  • Myofascial – muscle and connective tissue.
  • Musculoskeletal – mechanical.
  • Neuropathic – nerve.
  • Fibromyalgia – widespread pain.
  • Chronic headache.
  • Traumatic injury.
  • Sleeping on a pure mattress.
  • Years of poor posture.
  • A congenital condition.
  • Overweight.
  • Improper lifting.
  • Illness.
  • Surgery.
  • Cancer.
  • Muscle strain.

Ways to manage Chronic pain in physiotherapy.

It is always recommended to have physical therapy in order to manage any chronic pain you have. Physical therapy for chronic pain management can help you reduce and relieve the current pain that you have. 

Physiotherapy for persistent pain may include manipulations, tightening and stretching exercises, as well as pain relief exercises. The treatment of chronic pain is causal depending on the disease that caused the pain. 

A physiotherapist will advise you to do the right type of exercises and physical activity. After you start your physical therapy sessions, you will begin to feel the benefits that it brings to you. 

Moreover, there are some other exercises that can be a good decision, in order to have a more active and healthier lifestyle. Those options include:

  • Walking.
  • Swimming.
  • Dancing.
  • Yoga.
  • Pilates.
  • Riding a bike.
  • Zumba.

Physical activity can help you manage any chronic pain that you have, and also can keep you active on a daily basis and help you feel more in control of your life.

Treatment types to help you manage chronic pain relief. 

The treatment types of chronic pain relief in physiotherapy, can be consisted of:

Therapeutic exercise programs.

Those programs help to improve mobility. Special physiotherapy techniques are applied in the physiotherapy clinic 

Articular mobilization.

Used in order to reduce pain and stiffness.

Means of technology.

Technology such as electrotherapy, laser, magnetic fields, and other – in order to treat inflammation and pain and to speed up the tissue healing process.

Treatment S.C.E.N.A.R.

This method is used to treat pain and heal tissues.


Used for the treatment of chronic pain and the regulation of homeostasis of the body.

Massage techniques.

For relaxation and reduction of muscle tension, lymphatic drainage and improvement of joint movement.

Ergonomic tips.

In order to reduce burdens, adopt the right attitude and ways to reduce falls.

Strengthening and flexibility exercises.

This exercise will help you move with more efficiency and with less discomfort. 

Physical therapy benefits of Chronic pain treatment.

Physiotherapy can also help:

  • Faster recovery from illnesses or injuries.
  • In the relief of musculoskeletal pain and in the restoration of movement – after a fracture or sports injury.
  • Improving balance and muscle strength – reducing falls in the elderly, shock absorption.
  • In the movement with less waste of forces, and therefore reduction of shortness of breath – asthma, COPD.
  • In the treatment of physical limitations caused by arthritis, stroke and other neurological diseases.
  • In guiding healthy choices and correcting dysfunctions due to poor posture and in general the effects of a sedentary lifestyle – cervical syndrome, back pain, periarthritis of the shoulder.
  • In the prevention of injuries, in the reduction of complications of various chronic diseases and in the general improvement of the quality of life of individuals.

How can a physical therapist of FisioCenter help?

The physical therapist that you will decide to cooperate with, must find solutions that will certainly improve the quality of your lifestyle and keep your body moving without any pain. You should find management ways for your chronic disease, among with your physiotherapist, in order to reduce the chronic pain that you have.

Our clinic will work for you and make a physiotherapy program for the chronic pain of your individual needs. In this way, you will be provided with a maximum range of movement and activity. 

The goal of the treatment staff of our clinic that treats chronic pain is to deal with acute pain, so that on the one hand it does not turn into chronic pain and nonetheless the chronic pain is treated immediately, so as not to lead the patient to depression, social withdrawal or deterioration of quality of life.

The therapeutic approach of our physiotherapy clinic is multifactorial and includes medication, intervention techniques, psychological support, physiotherapy and alternative therapies.

You can find us at Brigada VIII street, 1001, Tirana, Albania. If you need further information and learn more about cervical spine pain treatment, to have your neck pain diagnosed, or simply to talk with a member of our staff for additional information, please schedule an appointment with one of our experienced physical therapists, call  069 400 30 10 or email at

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