Pain Management

Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City

Managing chronic pain through multidisciplinary treatment

From headaches to back and cancer-related pain, Saint Luke’s specialists help patients manage their chronic conditions at six hospital-based locations.

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Saint Luke’s Pain Management Clinics provide diagnosis and treatment for patients suffering from chronic or acute pain. Our primary goals include:

  • Creating individualized treatment plans
  • Decreasing patients' pain and increasing their mobility
  • Reducing or eliminating patients' dependency on pain medication

Our multidisciplinary team involves doctors and clinicians from a number of specialties, including anesthesiology, physical medicine, rehab, and physical and occupational therapy. Our services include:

Precision spinal diagnostics

  • Epidural injections
  • Selective nerve root blocks
  • Facet/median branch blocks
  • Sympathetic nerve blocks

Interventional pain management

  • Cooled radio frequency ablation (CRF)
  • Radio frequency lesioning/radio frequency ablation (RFA)
  • Spinal cord stimulation
  • Intrathecal infusion pumps
  • Neurolytic blocks
  • BOTOX® injections for migraine headaches

Psychological management

  • Biofeedback
  • Hypnosis

Physical therapy

  • Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS)
  • Iontophoresis
  • Myofascial release