Pain - an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage. Everyone experience pain from time to time. Yet, a surprising number of americans live with persistent intractable pain.
Chronic pain is an illness that affects 50 million Americans or one third of the population. Fortunately, with recent advances in the approach to pain management, it is an illness that may be successfully treated.
The goal of the Pain Management Center at NMBSC is to return chronic pain suffers to a state of mental and physical well being, to lead a productive lifestyle again.
The Medical Team -The doctors at NMBSC Pain Management Center are dedicated and highly qualified. They provide the latest technology for evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of many chronic pain conditions.
Candidates for Treatment
- Back pain (Failed Back Surgery Syndrome, Spinal Stenosis, Lumbar and Cervical Disc Problems, Sciatica, Facet Pain).
- Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
- Stump & Phantom Limb Pain
- Cancer Pain
- Post Herpetic Neuralgia
- Diabetic Neuropathy
- TMJ Syndrome
- Trigeminal Neuralgia
- Peripheral Vascular Pain
The NMBSC Pain Management Center think it's time for a different approach to pain management: one that sets us apart from the traditional management of pain.
Through a coordinated team approach, and individualized treatment program which will be tailored especially for you. This approach allows the NMBSC Pain Management Center to offer a variety of services deliver in the most compassionate, effective, and cost-efficient manner available in the community.
- Pain Evaluation/Consultations
- Nerve blocks and other non-surgical procedures
- Implant Morphine and Baclofen pumps
- Spinal Cord Stimulator
- IDET Therapy
- Radio frequency
Methods of pain relief
- Selective Nerve Blocks
Interruption of pain pathways.
- Epidural steroid Injections
To reduce swelling around nerves.
- Trigger Point Injections
To relieve pain in specific areas.
It is a common practice to combine the above procedures with referrals for the following:
- Physician therapy and an exercise program
- Social service and occupational therapy