Pain Management 

Living with pain can be disruptive to every aspect of your life. At UnityPoint Health - Keokuk we can help you:

  • Reduce your pain and its severity
  • Increase your daily activities
  • Improve your quality of life

A trained anesthesia provider in pain management, will review your primary provider's notes, x-ray results and physical assessment. Patients who need pain management services suffer distress and discomfort by a variety of conditions including:

  • Chronic low back pain
  • Chronic head and face pain
  • Leg pain (sciatica)
  • Painful neuropathy
  • Shoulder pain
  • Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome

Treatment Options

There are a variety of minimally invasive treatment options available. The doctor will discuss the best option with you. Some options include:

  • Epidural steroid injections (ESI)
  • Occipital nerve block
  • Stellate ganglion block for upper extremity neuropathy

Appointments

A referral from your primary care provider is needed for your initial visit. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to your scheduled procedure to complete pre-procedure paperwork and update your medical record. You will receive a courtesy call 1-3 days prior to your appointment to remind you of the need for a ride, fluid and diet restrictions and medication instructions for the day of your procedure. 

Pre-Register

To save you time, pre-registration can be completed online. Pre-registration must be completed 24 hours prior to your scheduled appointment.