Summary of Center for Pain Medicine Services

Pain Syndromes

The most common pain syndromes treated at the Center for Pain Medicine include:

  • Back and neck pain
  • Pain following spine surgeries
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Cancer pain
  • Central pain syndrome
  • Coccygodynia
  • Costochondritis
  • Diabetes
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Headaches
  • Migraines
  • Intractable angina
  • Intractable spasticity
  • Myofascial pain
  • Neuropathic pain
  • Phantom limb pain
  • Post-thoracotomy pain syndrome
  • Vascular pain

Treatments at the Center for Pain Medicine

The Center for Pain Medicine is considered a model for the use of interventional and non-interventional treatment approaches and offers the following treatments for pain conditions:

  • State-of-the-art, comprehensive management for back pain
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)
  • Medication management with pharmacological therapy
  • Biofeedback
  • Acupuncture
  • Physical therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Mind/body therapies
  • Neural blockade procedures
  • Radiofrequency lesioning
  • Chemical neuroablation
  • Implantation of spinal cord stimulators and intrathecal pumps
  • Epidural portacaths, vertebroplasty, and kyphoplasty
  • Neurologic disorders treatment
  • Ultrasound-guided interventional procedures

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.

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