Pain Management

Regain movement and ability through a multi-modal pain management approach.

Chronic pain management is a specialty of medicine aimed at diagnosing and treating painful disorders. Pain may arise from a variety of sources, and this is why effective management of your symptoms often requires the expertise and coordinated efforts of a pain management physician with other healthcare professionals. At OrthoUnited, our goal is to improve function and overall quality of life though minimally invasive techniques designed to diagnose and treat your symptoms.

Our pain management team includes physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists, an anesthesiologist and psychologist that work together to provide a full range of treatments and services targeted to your specific pain.

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Types of Pain We Treat

  • Migraine, headache
  • Facial pain
  • Neck pain
  • Back pain
  • Abdominal pain
  • Shoulder/hip/knee pain
  • Pelvic pain
  • Upper/lower extremity pain
  • A wide range of painful conditions including peripheral neuropathy and complex regional pain syndrome.

Common modes of treatment include:

Surgical procedures available at one of our on-site ambulatory orthopaedic surgical centers include: 

  • Epidural injections
  • Shoulder/hip/knee injections
  • Cervical and lumbar facet injections
  • Cervical and lumbar radiofrequency ablation
  • Sacroiliac joint injections
  • Transforaminal epidural injections
  • Peripheral nerve blocks
  • Spinal cord stimulator trial and implantation
  • Intercostal nerve blocks
  • Genicular nerve blocks

Other injections options include: 

  • Botox injections for migraine
  • Occipital nerve blocks
  • Trigeminal nerve block
  • Sphenopalatine ganglion nerve block
  • Stellate ganglion nerve block
  • Suprascapular nerve block
  • Celiac plexus nerve block
  • Coccygeal nerve block
  • Greater trochanteric bursa injection
  • Lumbar sympathetic nerve block
  • Paravertebral nerve block
  • Piriformis muscle injection
  • Pudendal nerve block
  • Transverse abdominus plane block
  • Pubic symphysis injection
  • Ilioinguinal nerve block

Meet Our Pain Management Doctors

Our Patients Say It Best

“Dr. Nein was very professional, on time, with the knowledge of my situation. She communicated well with me on my level. She took the time to listen and inform me of everything I needed to know to feel comfortable with my procedure.”
-Michael A.
“I had to have total knee replacement in March. OrthoUnited has done a wonderful job preparing me for the surgery - I have all the confidence in OrthoUnited.”
-Chris O.
“I have to say this is the most professional place I’ve ever been. No wait , professional staff, personal care but efficient as well. Your staff is amazing!!!!!! The nicest I’ve come across in a long time. I love Dr O’ Conner. So kind and caring along with being efficient and educational. Will recommend this facility to many others!!!!”
-Kathryn A.
“I couldn't possibly say enough good about treatment, surgery, therapy, and all the aftercare I have received at OrthoUnited. I have always felt like I was in great hands and that they were personally invested in my well being. I am so grateful for all they have done and still do for me.”
-Terry W.
“I found Dr. Martin very competent in his testing and his ability to keep the atmosphere light and fun. Not at all what I anticipated. I left feeling very pleased with me diagnosis. Definitely would recommend him to anyone looking for answers to symptoms.”
-Beth R.
“If you're reading this you're probably looking for an orthopedic facility to help with your care. STOP LOOKING !! It's here. Wonderful treatment by the staff. Excellent treatment by the doctor with unmatched compassion. And actually a facility that runs on time. For my orthopedic care I've found a home. Thank you Dr. O'Connor.”
-David W.

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