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Pain Management

Pain from a minor cut or bruise is often short-lived and easy to ignore. But severe pain or pain that lasts months and longer is a serious concern. Pain affects more Americans than diabetes, heart disease, and cancer combined. And, if left untreated, pain can linger and even worsen.

Most patients do not have to live with pain. Today’s most effective pain treatments delivered by pain specialists are available at Sylvester/UMHC. Our team is dedicated to treating patients suffering from all types of pain including:

  • Cancer pain
  • Motor vehicle accident and pain from other types of injuries
  • Head and facial (dental) pain
  • Neck and shoulder pain
  • Joint (including arthritic) pain
  • Low back pain
  • Pelvic pain
  • Postsurgical pain
  • Post back surgery pain syndrome
  • Reflex sympathetic dystrophy
  • Myofascial pain and other pain syndromes

Sylvester’s multidisciplinary program addresses all aspects of pain management, from diagnosis and assessment to treatment with noninvasive and invasive traditional therapies, as well as complementary therapies such as stress management and acupuncture. Our pain management team includes doctors who are expertly trained and highly experienced in pain management medicine.

For more information, call 305-243-8500 or 888-4UM-NOPAIN or download the Pain Management brochure.

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