Pain Management Center

At Trinity, we care about how you feel. We're ready to help whenever pain threatens your ability to enjoy life.

Our center offers a team approach to pain treatment. Our staff includes anesthesiologists with extensive experience in chronic pain management. Several of our physicians have completed a pain management fellowship program accredited by the American Board of Anesthesiology.

Consultation services are available with other specialists in:

  • Neurology
  • Orthopedic surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Physical medicine
  • Rehabilitation
  • Psychology
  • Social work for mental health counseling
  • Physiatry

Evaluation

Patients are seen with a variety of chronic pain complaints. The most common diagnoses include:

  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Failed back syndrome
  • Complex regional pain syndrome
  • Facet and sacroiliac joint arthropathy
  • Myofascial pain syndrome
  • Postherpetic neuralgia
  • Spine-related disorders
  • Many other neuropathic pain disorders
  • Chronic lumbar/cervical radiculopathies
  • Chronic abdominal pain
  • Occipital neuralgia
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Fibromyalgia

The evaluation process includes a thorough health history and physical examination by the physician and nursing staff. X-rays and other tests are studied, and a detailed treatment plan is developed.

Treatment

The primary goals of the treatment program are to:

  • Increase function
  • Help patients live more easily with pain
  • Allow a fuller life
  • Return to work
  • Diminish pain when possible

Pain physicians use a variety of treatment options to reach these goals. These include:

  • Pharmacologic management
  • Psychological assessment
  • Behavioral modification through counseling and biofeedback
  • Physical and occupational therapy
  • Pool therapy
  • Interventional procedures

Referrals

Patients are accepted on a referral basis only. These may be made by physicians, rehabilitation specialists, insurance carriers or other health care professionals. Click here to download our Pain Clinic brochure.

Muscatine Patients

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