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Pain Management Services

​​​There are many reasons to consult with a pain management specialist. Perhaps you are looking for pain management while undergoing treatment for cancer or perhaps you suffer from chronic pain. SSM Health recognizes that managing chronic or severe pain is an important part of providing health care and improving your daily life. 

Call 618-899-4080 to schedule a neurosurgery consultation for pain management.


What treatment options are offered?​

  • Cryodenervation
  • Epidural steroid injection for lumbar, thoracic or cervical
  • Facet joint injection
  • Intercostal nerve block
  • Intrathecal pain pumps
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Radiofrequencey denervation
  • Sacro-iliac joint injections
  • Selective nerve root block
  • Spinal cord / peripheral nerve stimulation
  • Sympathetic nerve blocks
  • Trigger-point injections
  • Vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty


Conditions We Treat:

  • Back Pain
  • Cancer Pain Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Carpal/Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chest Wall Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome 
  • Facet Arthropathy
  • Headaches (certain types)
  • Myofacial Syndrome
  • Neck Pain
  • Osteoporosis
  • Post-Herpetic Neuralgia (Shingles)
  • Radiating Pain
  • Radiculapathy
  • Sciatica
  • Vertebral Compression Fracture​