Using pain management to alleviate complex, acute and chronic pain problems through various in and outpatient procedures.
Providing pain management for acute, chronic, intractable pain, and surgical procedures.
The Penn Pain Medicine programs are part of Penn Medicine Neuroscience Center. We provide integrated, interdisciplinary pain care to individuals experiencing pain. Care is provided to inpatients through the Anesthesia Pain Service and the Palliative Care Service (SYMPAC) at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. In addition, consultative pain care is provided to inpatients at Penn Presbyterian Hospital through the Anesthesia Pain Service. Outpatient pain care is provided by members of the SYMPAC team at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania campus and the Penn Pain Medicine Center. Finally, outpatient chronic pain care is provided at the Penn Pain Medicine Center.
Our programs strive to provide cutting-edge care to the patients we serve. In addition, we are educating next-generation health care providers in pain medicine. We also strive to improve care to patients with pain through clinical research.
Our goal is simple: Provide the best care we can, teach others how to care for people with pain, and do our part to conduct research to improve care to our future patients. However, we cannot do this alone. Much of our efforts in clinical care, education and research are possible through the support of others. You can be a part of improving pain care.
Anesthesia care includes anesthesia and perioperative care for patients undergoing surgery or major diagnostic procedures. Anesthesiologists work in conjunction with other hospital physicians to provide anesthesia for obstetrics as well as various inpatient and outpatient procedures.
Whatever the cause, the goal of Penn Pain Medicine Center is to alleviate as much pain as possible and improve your quality of life. As one of the leading pain management medicine centers in the Philadelphia region, the Penn Pain Medicine Center is a resource for people with complex pain problems.
Meet Penn's pain medicine team.
We offer coordinated, interdisciplinary pain care, which includes medical management, interventional therapy, behavioral medicine techniques, activating physical therapy (in partnership with physical therapists), and alternative medicine therapies, such as acupuncture.
At the Penn Pain Medicine Center, we treat many different types of pain, including Arthritis, back and neck pain, cancer pain, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Type 1 (CRPS -1), formerly known as Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) , Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Type 2 (CRPS -2), formerly known as Causalgia (pain from major nerve injury, such as amputation), Fibromyalgia, Lower Back Pain , and other injuries.
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