Pain Management

If you or your loved one has chronic pain problems, UMass Memorial Medical Center provides advanced and comprehensive pain management services.

Pain Management in Central Massachusetts

Led by a team of pain management specialists with backgrounds in anesthesiology and physical medicine and rehabilitation (physiatry), and working closely with other specialties including physical therapists, we provide you with a team approach to managing pain.

Our expertly trained pain management specialists can help if you suffer from chronic pain associated with these conditions:

  • Cancer Pain
  • Neuropathic Pain (nerve pain)
  • Chronic neck and back pain
  • Herniated disc
  • Spinal Osteoarthritis
  • Internal disc disruption
  • Scoliosis
  • Sacroiliac joint pain
  • Biomechanical
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Athletic pain
  • Spinal stenosis (compression of the spinal cord)
  • Arthritis
  • Sciatica

Pain Management Diagnosis and Treatment in Central Massachusetts

The specially trained physician members of this team provide you diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of chronic pain problems, including

  • Post trauma pain
  • Spine pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Reflex sympathetic dystrophy
  • Facial and myofacial pain
  • Limb pain

Treatments offered include:

  • Augmentative nerve stimulation
  • Behavioral therapy, including exercise, physical therapy and behavior modification
  • Implantable drug delivery systems
  • Medication
  • Nerve blocks such as epidural steroids, facet joint injections and sympathetic blocks
  • Trigger point injections

Complete Diagnostic Imaging and Support Services

As part of our complete approach to pain management, you can conveniently access necessary diagnostic testing through adjacent diagnostic and imaging facilities for X-ray, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computed tomography (CT) scanning.