Pain Management

The Center for Pain Management at Saint Vincent provides specialized care for patients suffering from chronic pain, including a comprehensive range of diagnostic procedures and innovative treatments.

The Center for Pain Management meets treatment objectives through a multidisciplinary approach to pain management. Various modalities of pain control may be used, including:

  • Nerve blocks using fluoroscopy
  • Various medications (most commonly including anti-inflammatory, antidepressant and anticonvulsant medications)
  • Physical and occupational therapy services
  • Psychological evaluation and treatment
  • Patient education to encourage the patient’s understanding, cooperation and participation in treatment

Our specially trained staff performs highly specialized procedures including:

  • Injections: cervical & lumbar facet joints
  • Peripheral & autonomic nerve blocks
  • Selective/transforaminal nerve root blocks
  • Trigger point injections
  • Radiofrequency lesioning
  • Spinal cord stimulation
  • Biofeedback/relaxation training
  • Botox injections for the treatment of migraines
  • In-office ultrasound-guided injections

Ideal referral candidates for consultation include patients experiencing:

  • Chest wall pain
  • Post-laminectomy syndrome
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndromes (CRPS): RSD/causalgia
  • Post-herpetic neuralgia
  • Neck pain with or without radiculopathy
  • Lower back pain with or without radiculopathy
  • Peripheral neuropathies (such as diabetic neuropathy)
  • Peripheral vascular insufficiency/ischemic pain
  • Myofascial pain syndrome
  • Spinal cord injury pain syndrome
  • Epidural steroid injections

Contact us

Call (814) 452-PAIN (814) 452-7246 to schedule an appointment or
learn more about AHN pain management services at Saint Vincent. 

The Center for Pain Management at Saint Vincent
1910 Sassafras Street
Erie, PA 16502