Treatments & Procedures

Pain Management for a Variety of Conditions

Pain Management Associates LLC treats all major pain conditions, from back pain to arthritis and tendinitis.

We properly diagnose the cause of the pain and tailor a unique care plan for each patient using the latest technologies and procedures.

Our physicians and staff are able to provide solutions for our patients’ pain without having to resort to surgery.

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Pain Management Associates LLC offers effective treatment options for these and other pain associated conditions:

Conditions Treated

Procedures

​The physicians of Pain Management Associates LLC treat pain associated with the following conditions in addition to the conditions listed above.​

Click on any procedure to learn more about it.

The spinal column is the body’s main support structure.

Its thirty-three bones, called vertebrae, are divided into five regions: cervical, thoracic, lumbar, sacral and coccygeal.

This condition is a painful compression of a nerve in the wrist that can interfere with a person’s ability to use the wrist and the hand.

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a progressive condition that can worsen without proper care.

This condition is a lasting pain on the outer side of the ankle that often develops after an injury such as a sprain or fracture of the ankle.

This injection relieves pain in the neck, shoulders, and arms caused by a pinched nerve (or nerves) in the cervical spine.

Conditions such as herniated discs and spinal stenosis can compress nerves, causing inflammation and pain.

The medication injected helps decrease the swelling of nerves.

This minimally-invasive procedure, also called radiofrequency (or RF) rhizotomy, reduces or eliminates the pain of damaged facet joints by disrupting the medial branch nerves that carry the pain signals.

This procedure is performed with local anesthetic.

​This condition is a deterioration of the facet joints, which help stabilize the spine and limit excessive motion.

The facet joints are lined with cartilage and are surrounded by a lubricating capsule that enables the vertebrae to bend and twist.

The facet joints, found on both sides of the back of the spine, can become painfully irritated or inflamed.

A facet joint injection may help diagnose the source of a patient’s pain. It can also relieve pain and inflammation.

A herniated disc is a common injury that can affect any part of the spine.

A herniated disc can cause severe pain and other problems in the arms or legs.

​This injection procedure is performed to relieve low back and radiating leg pain.

Steroid medication can reduce the swelling and inflammation caused by spinal conditions.

This non-operative, outpatient procedure is designed to provide relief for patients with arthritis of the hip joint.

The technique allows the physician to inject numbing and anti-inflammatory medications with maximum accuracy.

During this non-operative, outpatient procedure, the physician injects a pain relief medication called HYALGAN@ into the knee joint.

The HYALGAN will help the knee move smoothly, reducing or relieving the pain of osteoarthritis.

The fascia is a tissue structure that lies just beneath the skin and covers and connects the muscles and other organs of the body.

This therapeutic procedure is used to treat the pain, tension, and limited range of motion that results from contracted or bound fascia.

This minimally-invasive procedure, also called radiofrequency (RF) rhizotomy, reduces or eliminates the pain of damaged facet joints by disrupting the medial branch nerves that carry the pain signals.

This procedure is performed with local anesthetic.

This condition is an irritation or compression of one or more nerve roots in the lumbar spine.

Because these nerves travel to the hips, buttocks, legs and feet, an injury in the lumbar spine can cause symptoms in these areas.

Sciatica may result from a variety of problems with the bones and tissues of the lumbar spinal column.

​This procedure is performed to relieve leg pain caused by complex regional pain syndromes, which may develop after an injury to a joint or limb.

Usually a series of injections are needed to treat the problem.

​Knee pain, which can be caused by a variety of injuries and conditions, is a common problem that can seriously impact a person’s quality of life.

The use of orthotic devices is an effective, proven corrective method that can help a person get back to an active lifestyle.

​Osteoarthritis, also called degenerative arthritis, is a gradual breakdown of cartilage in the joints.

Cartilage is a tough, flexible connective tissue that protects the ends of bones in the joints.

Osteoarthritis is common in the knees because the knees bear the weight of the body. Osteoarthritis of the knee can severely impact a person.

The rotator cuff is a group of muscles and tendons that cover the head of the humerus and hold it in the shoulder socket.

When rotator cuff tendons become damaged, the shoulder can become stiff, sore or lose mobility.

Injuries are often caused by direct damage, such as a traumatic fall or repetitive overhead motions.

It can also develop because of indirect causes such as impingement or shoulder imbalance.

​The spinal column contains open spaces that create passageways for the spinal cord and the spinal nerves.

Spinal stenosis is a narrowing of (or an intrusion into) these openings. This can cause a compression of the nerves.

Spinal stenosis most commonly affects the cervical and lumbar regions of the spine.

This technique is designed to relieve pressure on joints and nerve roots of the spinal column.

Spinal decompression may be used to care for a wide range of back problems, improving function and optimizing health.

Whiplash, also called cervical acceleration/ deceleration (or CAD) syndrome, is a neck injury commonly caused by car accidents, falls, and contact sports.

It results from a quick, jerking motion that forces the neck beyond its normal range of motion.

This condition is a problem with the peripheral nervous system. These are the nerves that branch out from your brain and spinal cord and travel to all of the other parts of your body.
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This procedure temporarily disrupts the nerves of the celiac plexus. These nerves branch away from your spine. They connect to the organs in your abdomen.

Pain signals caused by conditions such as pancreatitis or pancreatic cancer travel through these nerves on the way to your brain. A celiac plexus block can relieve your pain.

This minimally-invasive procedure repairs a vertebral compression fracture. It helps restore the spine’s natural shape. Some patients experience rapid pain relief after the procedure.
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This injection procedure is performed to relieve pain caused by arthritis in the sacroiliac joint where the spine and hip bone meet. The steroid medication can reduce swelling and inflammation in the joint.
This injection targets a painful nerve in your cervical spine. It helps your doctor find which nerve is pressed on by a herniated disc, spinal stenosis or some other problem. It may give you pain relief.
This injection targets a painful nerve in your lumbar spine. It helps your doctor find which nerve is hurt by a herniated disc, spinal stenosis or some other problem. It may give you pain relief.
Spinal cord stimulation (also called SCS) uses electrical impulses to relieve chronic pain of the back, arms and legs. It is believed that electrical pulses prevent pain signals from being received by the brain. SCS candidates include people who suffer from neuropathic pain and for whom conservative treatments have failed.

Spinal cord stimulation (also called SCS) uses electrical impulses to relieve chronic pain of the back, arms and legs. It is believed that electrical pulses prevent pain signals from being received by the brain. SCS candidates include people who suffer from neuropathic pain and for whom conservative treatments have failed.

This condition is an irritation or compression of one or more nerve roots in the cervical spine. Because these nerves travel to the shoulders, arms and hands, an injury in the cervical spine can cause symptoms in these areas. Cervical radiculopathy may result from a variety of problems with the bones and tissues of the cervical spinal column.

This is a collapse of vertebral bone. It can affect one or more vertebrae. Compression fractures typically develop in your mid or lower back. This can change the shape of your spine.

This condition is a rupture of one of the vertebral discs in your neck. A herniated disc can allow disc material to press harmfully against the spinal nerves.

During this outpatient procedure, the physician uses a radiofrequency device to heat up and disrupt the genicular nerves. These are the sensory nerves that transmit pain signals from the knee to the brain. Disrupting these pathways can provide long term relief from knee pain.

Opioids are a powerful class of drugs. They can control severe pain. But they often aren’t recommended for many types of chronic pain. That’s because their long-term use can cause your body to begin to depend on them.

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