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Pain Management

Comprehensive Pain Medicine at Texas Health SouthwestComprehensive Pain Medicine at Texas Health Southwest Fort Worth
Persistent pain affects millions of Americans daily and costs individuals and businesses billions of dollars annually from direct medical expenses and lost productivity. Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth provides a comprehensive approach to the treatment of pain. This approach includes working with a team of specialists to take into consideration not only the individual's pain but also any other physical, emotional, or psychological difficulties.

Benefits of chronic pain treatment include:

  • Improved quality of life, including physical, emotional and occupational well-being
  • Medical regimens customized to patients' individual needs, possibly reducing the overall dependence on medications
  • Reduced medical cost
  • Reduced patients' dependence on the medical system
  • Most back pain problems can be treated with less invasive methods than surgery

Choose the Right Doctor
The physicians on the medical staff practice in a comprehensive pain medicine model utilizing state-of-the-art treatments, techniques and medications. We accept most private insurance, Medicare and Workers' Compensation.

We Can Treat Your Type of Pain
Texas Health Southwest strives to be at the forefront of pain-relieving procedures and treats a wide array of pain types, on either an inpatient or outpatient basis. To find out more, or to set an appointment with a pain management specialist, call 1-877-THR-WELL (1-877-847-9355).

Types of pain treated include:

  • Lower back pain
  • Neck (including whiplash) and arm pain
  • Degenerative disc disease and discogenic pain
  • Peripheral nerve pain
  • Pain after surgery in the spine or extremities
  • Pain not pelieved by physical therapy, chiropractic, or "decompression" traction therapy
  • Radicular pain and sciatica
  • Headaches and migraines
  • Myofascial pain syndromes
  • Complex regional pain syndromes and RSD
  • Hip, knee and pelvic pain
  • Coccydynia
  • Cancer and post-radiation pain
  • Costochondritis
  • Facial and dental pain (TMJ)

Evaluations are available for other possible forms of pain treatment. Types of services provided include:

  • Epidural injections
  • Epidural adhesiolysis (Racz procedure)
  • Selective nerve root blocks
  • Facet blocks and rhizotomy
  • Minimally invasive disc surgery
  • Percutaneous discectomy
  • Biacuplasty
  • IDET
  • Nucleoplasty
  • Neuroablation (chemical denervation)
  • Spinal cord stimulation
  • Intrathecal pump placement
  • Vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty
  • Trigger point injection
  • Discogram

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