Pain management clinic in Denver

If you are one of the millions of Americans who suffer from intractable chronic pain, our team at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center can help. We treat many patients who have not responded to conventional medical treatment or traditional surgery. If you have pain lasting more than three months, you may benefit from one of our innovative treatments, such as neuromodulation.

For a referral to Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center's pain management services, call us at (877) 752-2737.

Neuromodulation for pain and painful conditions

The Presbyterian/St. Luke’s neuromodulation department brings an exceptional depth of expertise to pain and movement disorder treatments. It includes the largest number of vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) surgeons in the state. It also includes the Movement Disorders and Pain Program, which provides comprehensive treatment for patients with:

  • Chronic pain
  • Epilepsy (seizure disorder)
  • Movement disorders
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Sleep apnea

Movement Disorders and Pain Program

The Movement Disorders and Pain Program offers a range of treatment options for those who cannot take, or do not respond well to, medication for pain and painful conditions.

Our full list of treatment options includes:

  • Deep brain stimulation
  • Hypoglossal nerve stimulation
  • Intrathecal baclofen (muscle-relaxant) therapy
  • Microvascular decompression
  • Motor cortex stimulation
  • Peripheral nerve and field stimulation
  • Spinal cord stimulation
  • Vagus nerve stimulation

Pain program team

At the heart of our program, our expert neurosurgeons and surgeons focus on improving quality of life. They work collaboratively with a highly skilled team of neurologists, psychologists, psychiatrists, anesthesiologists and pain management specialists. In each case, our treatments are customized to meet your specific needs.

Center for Pelvic Pain

Pelvic pain occurs mostly in the lower abdomen area, below the belly button. The pain might be steady, or it might come and go. If the pain is severe, it might impact your daily activities. Our Center for Pelvic Pain is dedicated to the evaluation and treatment of this type of severe pelvic pain in men and women.

Here, a multidisciplinary team of physicians treats:

  • Bladder, bowel and sexual function
  • Endometriosis
  • Neuromyofascial pain (pain related to nerves and muscles)
  • Other inflammatory conditions

Center for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

The board-certified vascular surgeons in our Center for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome provide hope to patients suffering from thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS). We combine expert diagnostics and vascular surgery to treat TOS.

Treatment for complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS)

We offer special treatment for CRPS, a chronic pain condition mostly found in middle-aged women.

In many patients, CRPS causes intense, burning pain. Additional signs and symptoms include:

  • Abnormal sweating
  • Abnormal temperature
  • Aching pain
  • Changes in nail and hair growth
  • Decreased mobility
  • Discolored skin
  • Extreme skin sensitivity
  • Muscle loss
  • Muscle spasms or weakness
  • Swelling in the joints

Pain management at HealthONE

Pain management tools are often utilized in treating chronic pain, acute pain and pain associated with long-term illness, like cancer. It may include interventional procedures, medications, therapies, injections and more in an effort to manage pain.

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