Pain Care for Musculoskeletal, Spinal and Other Orthopaedic Conditions

Musculoskeletal medicine and pain medicine are medical specialties that focus on assessing musculoskeletal disorders and other orthopaedic conditions and treating the pain that accompanies them. The rehabilitation and therapy providers at Penn State Health understand the value of living a pain-free life. They will work with you to find effective pain management solutions and deliver this vital care through a multidisciplinary approach so you can find relief from your pain and enjoy being active again.

Healing Pain Through Multidisciplinary Treatment

Our physicians take a multidisciplinary and evidence-based approach to manage your disorder and pain. Out team includes multiple specialized physicians who focus on maximizing your quality of life and minimizing functional impairments. Our physicians work with a variety of other therapy and rehabilitation specialists to provide comprehensive care. By combining their knowledge of musculoskeletal and pain management with new discoveries and cutting-edge technologies, they’re able to determine the cause of your pain, treat your symptoms and minimize or prevent future pain.

Our Musculoskeletal and Pain Medicine Services

We are experts in several pain medicine and rehabilitation services, including:

  • Activities of daily living training
  • Acupuncture
  • Adaptive rehabilitation
  • Biofeedback
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Hydrodissection neuroplasty
  • Intrathecal baclofen pump trial and implantation
  • Musculoskeletal diagnosis and injection
  • Nerve compression syndrome evaluation and treatment
  • Oral steroid and anti-inflammatory medicines
  • Osteoarthritis treatment
  • Peripheral Nerve Stimulation
  • Physical and occupational therapy
  • Prolotherapy
  • Spinal epidural and facet joint injections
  • Spinal cord stimulator trial and implantation
  • Sports injury treatment
  • Tendinopathy treatment
  • Therapeutic peripheral joint, joint nerve block and ablation
  • Vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty for compression vertebral fracture from osteoporosis

Experts in Care

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Why Choose Penn State Health for Musculoskeletal and Pain Medicine

Musculoskeletal Disorder Specialists

Musculoskeletal disorders affect many parts of the body, including the muscles, tendons, ligaments, nerves and blood vessels. Finding effective treatment for your symptoms and pain requires special expertise. Our rehabilitation doctors, called physiatrists, and pain medicine physicians are specifically trained to diagnose and treat musculoskeletal disorder pain. Their knowledge and experience will help you feel better and get moving again.

Comprehensive Pain Treatment Options

Your pain is personal, with an individual cause that requires an individualized treatment plan. We offer a wide range of therapies to ensure you receive personalized care tailored to your needs. From medical treatment options to rehabilitation, psychological, procedural/interventional, and complementary and alternative medicine services, your care team will work with you to find the right combination of therapies for your pain. Pain medicine doctor with advanced training can offer you a complete spectrum of advanced treatment options, including spinal injections, nerve ablation and implantable nerve stimulator.

Support Groups

Support groups provide an opportunity to share your feelings and connect with other patients and caregivers who are experiencing similar struggles.

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Convenient Locations

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