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Patient Information

Services available at the UCSF Pain Management Center include:

  • Evaluation of Complex Pain Problems
  • Nerve Blocks
    • Interruption of pain pathways
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
    • To reduce swelling around nerves
  • Trigger Point Injections
    • To relieve pain in specific areas
  • Medication Management
    • To relieve pain and avoid drug abuse
  • Spinal Cord Stimulators
    • To relieve back pain, radiculating pain, and nerve disorders
  • Intrathecal Pain Pumps
    • To relieve intractable pain
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
    • To arrest abnormal nerve impulses
  • Referrals for:
  • Psychological Evaluations and Treatments by our onsite Clinical Pain Psychologists

To Make an Appointment

You will need a referral from your primary care physician, as we are a specialty practice.  Following an evaluation at your first appointment, we will prepare an individualized treatment plan, which may involve a singular technique or a combination of methods to achieve optimal pain relief.

It is important to note that UCOctober 8, 2014services are performed under the supervision of an attending physician, patients are also seen by our physicians in training, which include fellows and residents.