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Procedures and services

The Center for Pain Management provides services for the following referrals:

  • Chronic cancer - related pain
  • TMJ disorders
  • Chronic back and neck pain
  • Headache
  • Spinal injury pain
  • Reflex sympathetic dystrophy
  • Pain after stroke
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Causalgia
  • Shingles
  • Phantom limb pain
  • Nerve injury
  • Neuropathic pain/peripheral neuropathy
  • Myofascial pain
  • Post-surgical pain
  • Pain after multiple trauma

Rehabilitation services:

  • Physical therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Adaptive exercise class
  • Pool therapy program
  • Body mechanics
  • Manual therapies
  • Functional work capacity assessment
  • Working harder
  • See rehabilitation.

Procedures:

  • Epidural steroid injections
  • Facet blocks
  • Intrathecal drug delivery systems
  • Selective nerve root block
  • Joint injections
  • Celiac plexus block
  • Lumbar sympathetic block
  • Stellate ganglion block
  • Spinal cord stimulation
  • Neurolytic procedures
  • Trigger point injections
  • Acupuncture
  • Electrotherapy (including TENS)
  • Fluoroscopic guidance (when appropriate)
  • Radiofrequency ablation

Psychological intervention is also a utilized service at the Center for Pain Management. Patients learn coping skills and other strategies to reduce secondary effects of pain. Such skills include:

  • Muscle tension and depression
  • Biofeedback/relaxation
  • Individual and family counseling
  • Cognitive techniques
  • Visual imagery