Pain Management Treatments and Procedures


Pain Management Treatments and Procedures

A variety of effective treatment options are available for chronic pain. Treatments include topical and oral medications, such as muscle relaxants, non-opioid alternatives, exercise and physical therapy, implantable medication delivery systems, and nerve stimulators that use electrical current to block your pain. Innovative interventional procedures also are available, including injections and radiofrequency ablations to destroy nerves that cause pain. Learn more about these procedures below. 

  • Cervical epidural steroid injection
  • Intra-articular facet joint injection
  • Nerve blocks
    • Peripheral
    • Stellate ganglion block
    • Trigeminal
  • Lumbar sympathetic block
  • Lumbar epidural steroid injection
  • Radiofrequency ablation for arthritis, back, neck, joint pain
  • Refractory (unyielding to treatment) pain management
  • Sacroiliac joint steroid injection
  • Spinal cord stimulation
  • Trigger point injections

Talk to Your Doctor

If you have chronic pain, talk to your primary care provider about a referral to Munson Healthcare’s Comprehensive Pain Management Program.