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Less Pain. More Living.

Pain Management

Living with acute and chronic pain affects you both physically and mentally. It's time for that to stop.

Goodbye Pain. Hello Living.

Our pain management physician uses a modern approach to diagnosis and care for patients suffering with acute and chronic pain. We believe in a multidisciplinary approach to pain and work with surgeons, psychologists, psychiatrists, primary care physicians, oncologists, physiatrists, and physical therapists to treat the whole patient. 

Pain management can help with a variety of conditions, including:

  • Abdominal pain 
  • Arm & leg pain
  • Back pain
  • Cancer pain
  • Headaches
  • Joint pain
  • Neck pain
  • Nerve pain
  • Spinal stenosis

Pain Management Procedures

  • Botox injections for migraines
  • Brachial plexus blocks (axillary, interscalene, supraclavicular)
  • Celiac plexus blocks
  • Epidural injections (cervical, thoracic, lumbar, and caudal)
  • Femoral nerve blocks
  • Ganglion impar blocks
  • Intercostal nerve blocks
  • Intraarticular facet injections
  • Intraarticular hip injections
  • Joint Injections

  • Knee genicular diagnostic injections and cooled radiofrequency ablation
  • Lateral femoral cutaneous nerve blocks
  • Lumbar sympathetic blocks
  • Medial branch blocks and radiofrequency ablation
  • Occipital nerve blocks
  • Paravertebral injections
  • Peripheral nerve blocks
  • Peripheral nerve radiofrequency ablation
  • Peripheral nerve stimulation
  • Radiofrequency Denervation 
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection

  • Scar tissue infiltration
  • Sciatic nerve blocks
  • Shoulder injections
  • Spinal cord stimulator
  • Stellate ganglion blocks
  • Sympathetic Blocks
  • Transforaminal epidural/nerve root injections
  • Trigger point injections
  • Trochanteric bursa injections
  • Tunneled epidural catheters (for end stage cancer patients)

How to Prepare

Taking the time to do a few simply tasks before your visit can aid in getting you back to feeling your best much faster. We encourage all patients to make a list of questions and outline their symptoms and bring that list with them to their appointment. It's also beneficial to jot down all the medications you're taking and any surgical procedures you've undergone in the past

What to Expect

During your visit is the time to go over your list of questions and go over your symptoms. Your doctor will perform an exam on the problem area. More tests may be needed to diagnose your condition.

A treatment plan, fully taking into account your input and goals, will be planned out. 

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