Center for pain management
The Center for Pain Management at Baptist Health Louisville specializes not only in treating pain but in helping individuals play an active role in their own pain management. Treatments are performed by a core group of anesthesiologists. The anticipated goal is to reduce pain and restore confidence and independence..
Types of pain problems treated
The Center for Pain Management provides a comprehensive approach to helping adults learn to manage pain. The staff specializes in unique pain problems and offers the latest in pain treatment methods and individualized counseling for problems such as:
- back and neck pain
- shingles pain
- reflex sympathetic dystrophy
- neuropathic pain
- cancer pain
- chronic or recurring pain
The center is also available to assist hospitalized patients with pain after surgery and inform them about pain control options.
Services are provided on an outpatient basis and include expertise in the following areas:
- Cervical epidural steroid injection
- Thoracic epidural steroid injection
- Lumbar epidural steroid injection
- Trigger point injection
- Other therapeutic pain nerve blocks
The treatment team
The Center for Pain Management's treatment team consists of highly skilled professionals, many of which have been employed at the clinic for over ten years. Registered nurses comprise the nursing staff.
Medical care is provided by a core group of board-certified anesthesiologists.
A referral by a physician or other health care professionals is required. A referral can be made for a specific treatment or for a consultation with anesthesia. Anesthesia will perform an assessment and determine the best course of treatment.
We are located on the first floor of the main hospital adjacent to the parking garage. Patients may also enter through the hospital main entrance where valet parking is available. For more information, call (502) 896-7246.