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Chronic pain doesn’t have to control your day — there are medical options. Detroit Medical Center is dedicated to and focused on the diagnosis, treatment and management of patients with chronic pain, including pain from cancer and cancer-related treatments. We are committed to helping you regain any loss of mobility, with the ultimate goal to improve your quality of life.

We coordinate the efforts of a multidisciplinary team, all of whom have extensive pain management training. Your team will work with you to develop a treatment plan that is designed around your needs and goals and focuses on quality, individualized care.

You will need a physician referral to begin treatment. To schedule an appointment, call 1-888-DMC-2500.

We specialize in treatment for:

  • Back and neck pain
  • Pain associated with injuries and accidents
  • Failed back syndrome
  • Facial and headache pain
  • Radiculopathy/sciatica
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
  • Cancer pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Extremity pain
  • Neuropathies
  • Nitrous Oxide (*currently only available at the Harris Women's Center at Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital) provides comfort during labor by reducing anxiety and some pain relief during contractions.

Advanced treatment options include: 

  • Patient evaluation and management
  • Medical management of underlying pain etiology
  • Therapeutic and diagnostic nerve blocks, including sedation and a fluoroscopic procedure room
  • Radiofrequency ablation – rhizotomy
  • Pharmacological management
  • Implanted intraspinal drug infusion pumps
  • Implanted spinal cord stimulators
  • Patient education
  • Percutaneous disc decompression
  • Acupuncture

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