Dear Friends and Neighbors,

CentraCare care givers have been working around the clock for more than 20 months to care for you, your families and friends during COVID. We are committed to caring for every Minnesotan who needs us, and nothing will prevent us from doing so – even during these never-seen-before times.

The challenge of providing this level of care is that our hospital beds are often full. ERs in all of our hospitals are packed. And our clinical teams are exhausted. Early in the pandemic, our community stepped up in amazing ways to help us. We ask that you again join us in fighting this pandemic together.

How can you help?

  • Please get your COVID vaccines and booster shots. They are proven safe and effective in reducing COVID illness, keeping people out of the hospital, and preventing death.
  • If your situation is not an emergency, please use other care options, including:
  • If this is a medical emergency, call 9-1-1, or visit the ER.

Together, we can do this. Thank you for your support.

Ken Holmen, MD
President and CEO

Pain Center at CentraCare

Restoring the Joy in Everyday Living

Chronic and debilitating pain can make everyday life a challenge. You want to do the simplest things without pain — riding in a car, reaching up to wash your hair or lifting a grandchild. We understand how much more enjoyable life is when you feel good. Our team of experts, representing different specialties, work together to create a customized plan of care that makes sense for you. Our goal is to identify where your pain is coming from and learn what is causing it. From there we work to treat it quickly, effectively and safely — so you can enjoy a better quality of life.

The CentraCare Neurosciences Pain Center Can Help You if You’re Experiencing Any of the Following:

  • Back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Joint pain
  • Headache
  • Surgery-related pain
  • Complex regional pain syndrome
  • Amputation pain
  • Spinal cord injury pain
  • Other painful conditions

When pain is severe enough to interfere with daily activities, and other treatment types have not been successful in reducing pain, we’ll try other additional treatment options, including nerve blocks and injections.

If you think you the Pain Center can help you, talk to your doctor or call 320-240-7859 to schedule an appointment. We work with most insurance plans.

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