UPMC Pain Management cares for and treats people who have acute, chronic, and other types of pain.
Our experts will review your case and schedule a consult to discuss your:
Finding the right treatments can take time, but we'll create a custom care plan for you. We often include a mix of noninvasive and invasive treatments.
Note: Most pain treatments, shots, and medicines require prior consent from your health insurance. This can take between 3 and 5 business days. Without approval, you may not be able to have certain treatments or receive medicines at your first visit.
Our team brings experts of many types to find the right pain treatments for you.
When appropriate, we offer noninvasive treatments that don't require surgery. We may suggest these as a first step to treating your pain.
Treatments and services may include:
Prescription and over-the-counter medicines may include:
For some people, noninvasive treatments don't reduce their pain enough.
Interventional methods are less-invasive ways to treat pain. They can help ease pain and reduce the use of oral medicines.
We give these treatments alone or mix them with other therapies.
UPMC Pain Management offers the latest methods, such as:
UPMC chronic pain management experts will work with you to help decrease your pain.
You'll be a valued member of your care team. Together, we'll design a custom program to teach you how to manage your pain.
We want you to go back to your daily routine and be able to exercise.
Treatments at some UPMC pain management locations may include:
Our pain experts and mental health care teams work to keep your medicine doses as low as possible. We also help manage your current medicines.
We also may offer:
Pain meds can help decrease discomfort and lessen pain.
These may include:
We help people of all ages with health concerns and pain issues. We're here to help you find relief and have a better day-to-day life.
You can count on the experts at UPMC Pain Management to give complete care.
We offer the latest services, techniques, and treatments, such as:
Providers at UPMC offer movement-based physical and occupational therapies to reduce pain levels.
Our OT experts learn how pain affects your daily life and activities. They can help you find ways to return to doing the things you love.
Some people with chronic pain want to get back to work or do more around their homes. Others want to return to school or be more active with family and friends.
Our OTs can help you work toward these and other goals.
People living with chronic pain often try PT.
Our PT experts have training in chronic pain care. How we work with people differs from standard PT.
We know that people with pain may fear movement. We'll work with you to slowly increase activity without flaring pain.
Our team can also: