Do you suffer from pain? Nearly 50 million American adults have significant chronic pain or severe pain, according to a new study prepared by the National institutes of Health. Chronic pain impacts many of us and prevents us from living our life to the fullest. At Chicago Pain and Wellness Institute, we want to help you regain your quality of life. Our board-certified pain management doctors offer many state of the art treatment options. Make an appointment with us today.
EPIDURAL STEROID INJECTION
Epidural steroid injections involve placement of a small volume of local anesthetic and steroid, an anti-inflammatory medication, at a specific area of the spine where patients commonly feel pain.
CELIAC PLEXUS BLOCKS
Celiac Plexus blocks are performed to minimize abdominal pain, commonly due to cancer or pancreatitis. The Celiac Plexus is a bundle of nerves near the aorta that carry pain information from the abdomen to the brain.
Facet joints are the joints in your spine that make your back flexible and enable you to bend and twist. Nerves exit your spinal cord through these joints on their way to other parts of your body.
STELLATE GANGLION BLOCK
A stellate ganglion block (sympathetic block) is an injection of local anesthetic into the front of the neck for pain located in the head, neck, chest or arm…
A bursa injection is carried out by delivering local anesthetic and steroid medications into specific synovial fluid filled fibrous sacs which are adjacent…
SACROILIAC JOINT INJECTION
The sacroiliac joints are the principal load-bearing structures that connect the vertebral elements of the spine with the pelvis and lower extremities.
LUMBAR SYMPATHETIC BLOCK
The lumbar sympathetic blockade has been used extensively to the treatment of sympathetically…
SUPERIOR HYPOGASTRIC PLEXUS BLOCK
The Superior hypogastric plexus block is used in the treatment of pain arising from the pelvic viscera.
INTERCOSTAL NERVE BLOCK
An intercostal nerve block reduces the inflammation of tissues by injecting local anesthetic around the intercostal nerves…
OCCIPITAL NERVE BLOCK
Epidural steroid injections are advocated for spinal degenerative disorders with radiculopathy, spinal…
SUPRAORBITAL NERVE BLOCK
The supraorbital nerve is a small nerve that provides sensation to the scalp, forehead, and upper eyelid.
SPINAL CORD STIMULATION
Patients with the following conditions may benefit from SCS: post-laminectomy pain syndrome
Patients with vertebral compression fractures (VCFs) who do not respond to conservative treatment or whose pain is unbearable may be helped…
Radiofrequency ablation is a minimally invasive procedure that can provide lasting relief to those suffering from facet joint pain.
IV SEDATION BY AN ANESTHESIOLOGIST
Patients will receive Versed or Propofol during their procedure while being monitored the whole duration by a board certified anesthesiologist
BOTOX FOR CHRONIC MIGRAINE
The effect Botox has on migraines was discovered by accident, but has now become a USDA approved treatment for chronic migraines.