Treatment

Types of Pain Treated

Our anesthesiologists have expertise in treating children's and adult pain including the provision of sedation for painful procedures. We see patients who have these and other problems:

  • Chronic pain (unknown etiology)
  • Back pain
  • Myofascial pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Neuropathies
  • Reflex sympathetic dystrophy (CRPS Type I and II)
  • Headaches
  • Pelvic pain
  • Shingles (Herpes Zoster)
  • Diabetic neuropathy
  • Pancreatitis
  • Sympathetic dystrophies
  • Cancer pain

Treatments Offered

  • Epidural steroid injection
  • Sympathetic nerve block Lidocaine infusion
  • Trigger point injections
  • Peripheral nerve block
  • Celiac plexus block
  • Facet injections
  • Medial branch block
  • Botox injections
  • Transforaminal injections
  • Neurolytic blocks
  • Radiofrequency ablation
  • Cooled radiofrequency ablation

Inplantable Devices

  • Dorsal column stimulators

Alternative Treatments

  • Acupuncture
  • Biofeedback
  • TENS (Transcutaneous electral nerve stimulation)
  • Acupuncture-like TENS (acupuncture without needles)
  • Relaxation training
  • Physical therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Massage therapy

Referrals are made for the above treatments.