Chronic pain affects an estimated 86 million Americans. Fremont Surgery Center offers a comprehensive pain management program with board-certified pain management physicians who perform a number of therapeutic techniques to relieve long-term pain. In addition to performing routine epidural blocks and radiofrequency thermocoagulation (RFTC) medial branch rhizotomy for long-term pain relief, specialists at Fremont Surgery Center also implant stimulant pumps, a neurosurgical procedure.
Pain management procedures are most commonly performed under conscious sedation, but can also be safely performed under a local anesthetic. Our nurses who administer the conscious sedation at the direction of your physician are specially trained for your safety and comfort.
Pain management procedures performed at Fremont Surgery Center include:
- Cervical, thoracic, lumbar, an caudal Epidural steroid injection
- Radiofrequency thermocoagulation
- Spinal cord stimulator implant trial and permanent placement