Summary of Pain Management Services

Pain Syndromes

Some of the more common specific pain syndromes seen at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital Pain Management Center include:

  • Cancer pain
  • Central pain
  • Coccygodynia
  • Costochondritis
  • Diabetes
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Headache management
  • Intractable angina
  • Intractable spasticity
  • Myofascial pain
  • Neuropathic pain
  • Pelvic pain
  • Phantom limb pain
  • Post-thoracotomy pain syndrome
  • Vascular pain

Treatments at the Pain Management Center

Considered a model for the use of interventional and non-interventional treatment approaches, our Center’s treatments include:

  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Medication management with pharmacological therapy
  • Biofeedback
  • Acupuncture
  • Physical and occupational therapy
  • Mind/body therapy
  • Neural blockade procedures
  • Radiofrequency lesioning
  • Chemical neuroablation
  • Implantation of spinal cord stimulators and intrathecal pumps
  • Epidural portacaths, vertebroplasty, and kyphoplasty
  • Substance abuse assessment, suboxone therapy, and opioid compliance counseling
  • Multidisciplinary pelvic pain treatment
  • Painful neurologic disorders treatment
  • Ultrasound-guided interventional procedures
  • State-of-the-art, comprehensive, back pain management

Managing Back Pain Video

Jason Yong, MD, discusses how to manage back pain on your own, when you should consult with a physician and new and innovative treatments that are offered at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Transcript available.