Pain Management

Pain can be related to injury, cancer, surgery, fibromyalgia, nerve damage, arthritis and other common conditions. Sometimes, pain occurs with no apparent cause.

Our pain management physicians evaluate, diagnose and treat pain. Most often, you would be referred to a pain management expert through a primary care physician or surgeon.

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Types of Pain

  • Acute: Sudden and with a specific cause
  • Chronic: Ongoing, usually lasting more than six months

Pain Management Options

Your physician will tailor your treatment to your needs. Options may include:

  • Medications such as acetaminophen, ibuprofen, steroids, anti-inflammatory medications, anti-depressants, medical marijuana or narcotics
  • Botox for migraines and headaches
  • Nerve blocks, an injection of a numbing medication to relieve pain
  • Lifestyle changes, such as exercise and weight loss
  • Interventional pain management, administering injections of pain-relieving medications, often with live x-ray guidance for increased accuracy and safety
  • Physical therapy

Orthopedic Pain

Our orthopedic pain specialists care for patients with back pain and orthopedic disabilities offering evaluation and pain management, including non-operative approaches to common orthopedic and spinal conditions.

Health Information

  • Acute: Sudden and with a specific cause
  • Chronic: Ongoing, usually lasting more than six months

Your physician will tailor your treatment to your needs. Options may include:

  • Medications such as acetaminophen, ibuprofen, steroids, anti-inflammatory medications, anti-depressants, medical marijuana or narcotics
  • Botox for migraines and headaches
  • Nerve blocks, an injection of a numbing medication to relieve pain
  • Lifestyle changes, such as exercise and weight loss
  • Interventional pain management, administering injections of pain-relieving medications, often with live x-ray guidance for increased accuracy and safety
  • Physical therapy

Our orthopedic pain specialists care for patients with back pain and orthopedic disabilities offering evaluation and pain management, including non-operative approaches to common orthopedic and spinal conditions.

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