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.|