Pain management tools are often utilized in treating chronic pain, acute pain and pain associated with long-term illness, like cancer. It may include interventional procedures, medications, therapies, injections and more in an effort to manage pain.
Interventional pain management in Florida
HCA Florida Healthcare wants to make your life as painless as possible with our integrated pain management programs.
We use our pain management tools to treat patients with chronic pain, acute pain and pain associated with long-term illnesses, such as cancer. Our goal is to identify and treat the source of your pain. To do this, we provide comprehensive medical assessments, advanced diagnostics and effective techniques to treat a variety of pain conditions.
Pain conditions we treat
Our pain care specialists will approach your case individually and objectively. This means the true causes of your pain will be identified, and a treatment program will be created specifically for you. The treatment is geared toward restoring a lifestyle that has been devastated by pain. We strive to increase functional capabilities and reduce overall pain associated with a wide range of conditions, including:
- Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS)
- Low back pain
- Myofascial syndrome
- Neck pain
- Neuropathic pain
- Pain related to cancer/cancer treatments
- Pancreatic pain
- Post-herpetic neuralgia
- Reflex sympathetic dystrophy
Interventional pain treatments
The first step in your care is the physician’s evaluation to determine the true cause(s) of your pain. From there, our specialists work together to establish an effective treatment to resolve the pain. This treatment aims to relieve your pain and increase your ability to work and carry out a normal lifestyle.
We use a variety of methods to accomplish these goals, including:
- Epidural injections
- Implantable therapies
- Medication management
- Nerve blocks
- Neurolytic blocks
- Neurolytic splanchnic blocks
- Sympathetic blocks
- Radiofrequency ablation (RFA)
Complementary services for pain management
Our pain management physicians provide pain relief and educate our patients on how to have a fully functioning and productive life while increasing endurance, strength and flexibility.
We pride ourselves on our comprehensive and minimally invasive surgeries, while offering additional pain management options for you and your loved ones, including:
- Access to the pain center
- Physical therapy
- Procedural intervention
- Psychiatric services
- Referrals for biofeedback
Our pain management teams
The entire staff works as a team to care for you and is specifically trained and dedicated to treating individuals who suffer from chronic pain.
At HCA Florida, our teamwork and attentiveness help us provide effective reduction of pain at its source with our multidisciplinary specialists with impressive reputations for accurate diagnoses and effective pain management techniques.
Your pain management team may include:
- Interventional neuroradiologists
- Mental health specialists
- Orthopedic surgeons
- Physical therapists