Outpatient Pain Service - Chronic Pain
If you have chronic pain, help is available. We offer treatment for postoperative pain, back pain, arthritis, bursitis, chronic headaches, fibromyalgia, chronic pelvic pain, abdominal pain, chronic pain due to injury, degenerative conditions, or other physical ailments in order to allow patients to live a life that is not governed or dictated by pain. Our #1 goal is to ensure your safety. To manage your pain, improve the activities of your daily living, or both, is in accordance with the standards set by leading pain societies. We will also work to facilitate and assist your primary care provider with your pain management.
Your First Appointment
Your first appointment will last for about 30 minutes. Your physician will work with you to diagnose your problem and develop a treatment plan. No pain medications are initiated at the first visit. You may anticipate the following:
- A complete examination in context with your complaints
- Discussion of a plan to manage your pain, including the possibility of simply providing recommendations to your primary care provider.
- Appropriate tests may be ordered or requested if they have been done in the past, but the report is not available.
Our regular business hours are Monday through Friday, 8 am-5 pm. No appointments are scheduled after 3:30 pm.
You may call with questions regarding your pain management, clinic appointments, rescheduling, cancellations, and so forth.
After regular hours:
If it is not an emergency, leave a message on the appropriate line. We will return your call within 48 hours.
If it is an emergency, call 911. If it is urgent, but not an emergency, go to the local hospital emergency room.
We have two clinic locations:
Brookstown Pain Clinic ()
605 Cotton Street
10 Medical Park Drive