Multidisciplinary Pain Medicine in Milwaukee

Multidisciplinary Pain Medicine in Milwaukee

This is the management of pain which treats the many aspects associated with the physical and psychological aspects of control. The evolution of this medical specialty involves simple to complex pharmaceutical medicines such as advanced minimally invasive to extensive surgical procedures, physical therapy modalities, cognitive behavioral therapies and pain medication. At Spectrum Health, our clinic considers all available tools to achieve a positive outcome. This is the truly accepted medical plan that pain management professionals now use to achieve success. If we do not provide a treatment needed by a patient, we work hard to facilitate the correct physicians and health professionals in our extensive referral network.

Some of the conditions our pain management doctors treat in our clinic are:

  • Lower back pain
  • Lumbar spondylosis
  • Thoracic back pain
  • Lumbar degenerative disc disease
  • Cervical degenerative disc disease
  • Neck pain
  • Muscle spasms
  • Myofascial pain syndrome
  • Chest wall pain
  • Complex regional pain syndrome
  • Arthritis pain in knee, shoulder, elbow and hip regions
  • Peripheral neuropathy
  • Sports injuries
  • Work related injuries
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Lateral and medial epicondylitis (golfer or tennis elbow)
  • Migraine and tension headaches
  • Ligament instability for knee

Some procedures we perform with fluoroscopic or ultrasound guidance are:

  • Knee injections with both viscosupplementation and steroids
  • Shoulder injections
  • Stem cell and platelet rich plasma (PRP) therapies
  • Sacroiliac joint injections
  • Lumbar facet injections
  • Lumbar diagnostic nerve block injections
  • Lumbar epidural steroid injections
  • Myofascial trigger point injections
  • Carpal tunnel injections
  • Medial and lateral elbow injections
  • Greater and lesser occipital nerve blocks
  • Prolotherapy injections

Physical Therapy Milwaukee

Our clinic provides skilled competent physical therapy specialists through our close practicing relationships within the Milwaukee and it's surrounding areas. The PT team will deliver superior experience with chronic and acute pain syndromes of numerous types to improve patient outcomes. This program involves the patient and a certified physical therapist which analyzes the patients pain complaint, physical exam findings, history of physical medical problem, diagnostic imaging such as MRI, CT and/or xray studies. The therapist will then initiate a plan which could include many modes of treatment such as manual therapy, therapeutic exercises, traction, ultrasound, heat, cold, aquatherapy, neuromuscular re-education, massage/myofascial release and/or transcutaneous nerve stimulation (TENS). Each plan is approved and supervised by the multidisciplinary pain management team. These are designed to make the patient remain mobile and reduce long-term disability. In fact, studies show that this effective in slowing the degenerative process which accompanies many disabling pain patterns.