Short, visual demonstrations of
pain management procedures

Pain Management Overview

If you suffer from pain, you know how hard it can be to live with. Pain management is a branch of medical care that specializes in pain control. It can help with a better quality of life.

Celiac Plexus Block

Temporarily disrupts nerves of the celiac plexus that branch away from your spine. Pain signals caused by conditions such as pancreatitis or pancreatic cancer travel through these nerves on the way to your brain.

Cervical Facet Radiofrequency Neurotomy

This procedure uses heat from radio waves to treat painful facet joints in your neck. It eases pain that isn't helped by medications or therapy.

Caudal Epidural Steroid Injection​

This outpatient procedure is an injection of a steroid-anesthetic medication through an opening in the sacrum. The medication can reduce swelling and inflammation.

Cervical Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection

This injection procedure is performed to relieve pain related to compression of a nerve root in the cervical spine.


This procedure, also called a "discogram," helps your doctor find painful spinal discs. It can show the source of pain in your back. To see how it works, let's watch a discography done in the lumbar spine.​

Epidural Steroid Injection in the Cervical Spine​

This injection treats the pain of an inflamed nerve in your cervical spine. It relieves nerve swelling.

Facet Joint Injection

The facet joints, found on both sides of the back of the spine, can become painfully irritated or inflamed. A facet joint injection may help diagnose the source of a patient's pain.

Intrathecal Pump Implant

This is a device put inside your body to relieve long-lasting pain. It sends medicine into an area around your spinal cord.