At the UPMC Department of Neurosurgery, our spine doctors offer a variety of advanced back pain treatments from implantable devices to temporary injections to help you regain mobility and an active lifestyle.
UPMC offers a comprehensive range of spine care and pain management services for patients suffering from acute or chronic pain due to spine conditions, including:
|Intrathecal drug pump — device that delivers pain medication to the spinal fluid.
|Spinal cord stimulation — uses low voltage stimulation to block.
|Dorsal root entry zone — beneficial to brachial plexus avulsion patients.
|Selective nerve root injection — injection of cortisone around the nerve root.
|Endoscopic sympathectomy — type of minimally invasive surgery.
|Cervical dorsal root rhizotomy — uses radiofrequency pulses.
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