Pain Management

Why have a dedicated Pain Management Specialty?

Our board-certified pain management physician works in conjunction with the rest of the team to help implement effective pain management treatments for those patients who may benefit from it. These treatments often include:

  • Injections/minimally invasive procedures
  • Physical therapy
  • Medications

Chronic pain can be caused by a variety of ailments and injuries and can also be associated with the recovery phase of some orthopedic surgical procedures. Pain management techniques can be used to treat pain associated with a malignancy, neuropathic pain or headaches.

 

How can pain management help me?

Our goal is to improve the quality of your life with meaningful reduction of your pain and to help you return to the activities you enjoy. We provide treatment for chronic and acute pain using the latest methods of pain relief. Treatment is available for:

  • Lower back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Head / facial pain / headaches
  • Upper and lower extremity pain
  • Cancer-related pain
  • CRPS/RSD (reflex sympathetic dystrophy)
  • Shoulder / hip / knee / ankle pain
  • Lumbar (sciatica) and cervical radiculopathy
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Failed back syndrome
  • Facet syndrome
  • Disc herniation/degeneration
  • Vertebral compression fractures
  • Trigeminol neuralgia
  • Post-herpetic neuralgia / shingles
  • Peripheral neuropathy
  • Myofascial pain
  • Pelvic/abdominal / thoracic pain
  • Whiplash injury
  • Musculosketal / sports injury
  • Work injuries
  • Incisional pain

 

Interventional Procedures Provided

All of our procedures are done under fluoroscopic or ultrasound guidance.

  • Epidural steroid injections
  • Transforaminol / selective nerve root injection
  • RF lesioning / ablation
  • SI RF (sacroiliac radio frequency)
  • Spinal cord stimulation
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Sympathetic nerve block (stellate, celiac plexus, lumbar sympathic, hypoposric plexus)
  • Facet joint injection
  • Sacroiliac injections
  • Discograms
  • Joint injections / arthrograms
  • Trigger point injections
  • Botox injections
  • Facial & occipital injections
  • Intercostal nerve blocks
  • Peripheral nerve blocks

 

Where can I find more info?

https://www.asra.com/page/46/treatment-options-for-chronic-pain

Pain Management Specialists