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Pain Medicine Team

CentraCare Neurosciences Pain Center

CentraCare Neurosciences Pain Center provides patient-centered interdisciplinary care. This team approach ensures the best care possible for improving the lives of patients with pain. 

Referrals

If you think you may be a candidate for our program, talk to your doctor or call 320-240-7859.

Services for patients who may experience:

  • Acute/chronic back pain
  • Headache
  • Complex regional pain syndrome
  • Perioperative pain issues
  • Other painful conditions

Pain care treatments:

Interventional pain management:

  • Epidural steroid injections
  • Medial branch blocks
  • Genicular nerve blocks
  • Radio frequency ablation
  • Peripheral nerve blocks (before radio frequency ablation)
  • Facet joint injections
  • Sacroiliac joint injections
  • Hip joint injections
  • Botox injections for headaches

Physical therapy

Individualized physical therapy is provided for treatment of musculoskeletal, nerve and widespread pain. Specialty areas of care include orthopedic dysfunction (non-surgical and post-operative), Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, fibromyalgia and other neuropathic pain conditions. Treatments range from active home exercise programs to graded motor imagery for pain conditions. These treatment visits are often part of an interdisciplinary care plan.

Medication Therapy Management

Medication Therapy Management (MTM) is a clinic appointment with a specially trained pharmacist who helps patients get the most out their medications to reduce pain intensity and meet their functional goals. At your appointment, you will meet one-on-one with a licensed MTM pharmacist who will provide an in-depth review of all your medications including: prescription medications, herbal and dietary supplements and other over-the-counter products. The MTM pharmacist will monitor the safety and efficacy of medications as part of a coordinated interdisciplinary team approach to pain care. 

Opioid Transition Clinic

Through our Opioid Transition Clinic, we assist patients in their transition from opioid medications to safer medications. Learn more about our Opioid Transition Clinic.

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