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Pain Treatment Options at UPMC in Central Pa.

If you are suffering from chronic or acute pain, look no further than the pain management experts at UPMC in Central Pa. In addition to offering a full range of pain management options, our medical professionals will work with you to find the source of your discomfort and customize a pain management treatment plan to fit your needs.

Treatment options include injections and surgical pain procedures, multidisciplinary chronic pain management programs and medication assisted support. UPMC providers work with our partners at Select Medical physical therapy and Pyramid Healthcare to provide comprehensive care to address each individual need.

Physical Medicine and Rehab Services - Chronic Pain Management Program

Our specialists with the UPMC Chronic Pain Management Program will help you to decrease your pain and suffering. At UPMC Chronic Pain Management Program, you will be a part of the treatment team. Together we will design an individualized program that teaches you skills to manage pain independently and to return to functional activities and exercise with confidence. Some treatment modalities include:

  • Gentle and effective physical therapy specifically designed for chronic pain
  • Aquatic therapy, Pilates, Mindfulness and Biofeedback
  • Behavioral Medicine/Pain Psychology
  • Medical Management with our specialist in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Learn more about our Chronic Pain Management Program.

Behavioral Health Specific to Pain

Our pain specialists with UPMC Integrated Health Services (in conjunction with Pyramid Healthcare) may also include behavioral methods in your treatment plan such as:

  • Relaxation Strategies
  • Coping Skills
  • Stress Management

Interventional Anesthesiology

You can count on the experts at UPMC Pain Medicine, Spine Care Center of Central PA-UPMC, and Sports Medicine of Central PA-UPMC to provide comprehensive care and the latest diagnostic services, procedures, and treatments, including:

  • Epidurals
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Steroid Injections
  • Spinal Cord Stimulators (Trial Prior to Placement)
  • Trigger Point Injections
  • Nerve Blocks

Medication Tapering and Management

Our providers at UPMC Integrated Health Services and UPMC Pain Medicine, work within the primary model setting along with behavioral health specialists to provide low-dose medication or work with you in managing and tapering your existing medication.

  • Medication Tapering
  • Medical Treatment for those with a Substance Abuse Disorder

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