Pain Management

Phone: 757-395-6450

The pain management unit provides comprehensive services for chronic pain management by an anesthesiologist who is board certified in pain management. The scope of pain management patients is diverse and includes patients with musculoskeletal back pain problems including:

  • Herniated discs
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Myofascial pain
  • Facet arthropathy
  • Radiculitis/radiculopathy/sciatica 
  • Scoliosis

In addition, the Pain Management Unit provides care for patients with various neuropathic disorders including:

  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (RSD)
  • Peripheral Neuropathy/Nerve Entrapments 
  • Post-herpetic Neuralgia and Shingles-related Pain
  • Occipital Neuralgia

The pain management team has a strong interest in patients with cancer-related pain and spasticity of spinal cord origin.

Treatment options include: 

  • Medications
  • Injections
  • Physical/Occupational Therapy
  • Psychological Counseling
  • Work Hardening

Please call 757-395-8070 for the pain unit manager or call 757-395-6450 for general information, the pain nurse or the pain physician.

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