Interventional Pain Management

For patients suffering from chronic pain, relief can seem far from reach when medications and physical rehabilitation treatments fail to provide effective pain control. Interventional pain management is a minimally invasive approach to pain control and is an option for those who have tried various other avenues of treatment. Interventional pain management can significantly diminish discomfort and restore your quality of life through state-of-the-art treatment plans. Used to both diagnose and treat pain conditions, interventional pain management services, ranging from injections and medial branch blocks to nerve stimulators and radiofrequency procedures, aims to decrease the level of discomfort a patient experiences by interrupting the transmission of pain signals, all without the need for invasive surgery or strong prescription medications.

At Pain Modulation Associates, our physicians and team of certified staff specialize in the diagnosis of pain conditions and the administration of advanced interventional pain management procedures, most of which can be performed on an out-patient basis at one of our locations. Continue reading below to learn more about the interventional pain management techniques and services we offer at Pain Modulation Associates.

Type of TreatmentIndication
Epidural Steroid Injections Used to relieve pain caused by nerve irritation that is the result of spinal stenosis, herniated or torn discs. Also, epidural steroid injections are commonly administered to reduce pain caused by enlarged facet joints.
Joint Injections Used as a diagnosis and treatment procedure for conditions of the joints, including but not limited to, facet joint syndrome, arthritis and sacroiliitis.
Botox Injections For treatment of chronic daily migraines and torticollis.
Trigger Point Injections Administered to alleviate painful areas of muscle, like that of myofascial pain.
Lumbar Sympathectomy Indicated for pain caused by peripheral vascular disease or complex regional pain syndromes.
Nerve Blocks Deployed for instances of neuralgic pain caused by injury or disease, including neuropathy, surgical injuries to nerves, and other conditions.
Kyphoplasty Used to treat recent vertebral compression fractures due to osteoporosis, myeloma, metastasis, and vertebral angioma with intractable pain and no neurological symptoms.
Stellate Ganglion Block Indications for referral include shingles and reflex sympathetic dystrophy/causalgia of the face and arms.
Radiofrequency Lesioning Appropriate for several conditions such as pain of the facet joint, disc, sympathetically mediated pain, sacroiliac joint pain, and nociceptive radicular pain.
COOLEIF Minimally invasive, outpatient procedure designed to treat chronic pain using cooled radiofrequency (RF) energy to safely target the sensory nerves causing pain.
Nevro High Frequency Spinal Cord Stimulation Applied to reduce pain that is the result of back- related disorders like failed back surgery, degenerative disc disease, lumbar adhesive arachnoiditis. This technology is also used for Complex Regional Pain Syndromes.

For additional information regarding interventional techniques for both acute and chronic pain relief, contact Pain Modulation Associates today.

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If you live in or around Boston's North Shore and Cape Ann and suffer from a pain condition,
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