When you experience persistent pain as a result of injury, illness or surgery, we can help you reduce that pain to an acceptable level and restore your daily functions. Working closely with you and your doctor, our goal is to accurately assess your unique needs, coordinate a comprehensive treatment plan, and continuously monitor your progress. We will also make referrals and recommendations to community resources as appropriate.
Your pain management options
Our physicians, board-certified in anesthesiology and pain management, and our skilled staff offer the latest and most effective pain management solutions available, including:
Epidural steroid injection—to treat nerve root irritation or inflammation, caused by degenerative or herniated discs
Facet Injection—to provide temporary or permanent pain relief in the joints of your spine, usually caused by degeneration, inflammation from injury, or arthritis
Greater occipital nerve block—an injection of steroid and a local anesthetic given in the back of the head to provide temporary or permanent relief for headaches caused by an irritation or pinching of the nerves known as occipital neuralgia
Needle electromyography (EMG) and nerve velocity (NCV)—tests to help detect the presence, location and extent of conditions that damage the nerves and muscles
Acupuncture—complementary therapy often involving insertion of extremely fine needles into the skin a specific points on the body to relieve chronic pain
Sympathetic block—an injection around the sympathetic nerve which is responsible for causing specific types of pain following an injury. This option is used to treat or diagnose Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) and Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Radio frequency ablation—a procedure to deactivate nerves that supply the facet joints in the spine, disrupting the nerve conduction to reduce back or neck pain and related symptoms
Cryoanalgesia—a procedure used to freeze specific nerves to reduce or stop pain
Trigger point Injection/myoneural block—a local anesthetic mixed with a steroid medication that is injected directly into the muscle to treat muscle pain
Spinal cord stimulator—an implanted device in the spine used to treat nerve pain from various causes
Acute Low Back Pain
Our Acute Low Back Pain Program is designed for people experiencing persistent low back pain (lasting 3-5 weeks). Our goal is to reduce the time you have to wait to see the appropriate healthcare professionals for effective care, and minimize the use of opioids, imaging tests, and invasive procedures as a first-line treatment.
Our Fibromyalgia Program features specially trained staff members that use the latest research and techniques to help you manage the complex symptoms of fibromyalgia. Click here to learn more.
Evaluations are billed individually. Most health insurance plans, including Medicare and Medicaid, cover evaluations. Contact your insurance carrier for specifics on your coverage.
A referral from your physician is required prior to assessment and treatment by the pain management team. To schedule an appointment, call 717-544-3197.