Pain in Women
In addition to providing surgery-related pain relief for women, anesthesia has become an effective solution in the management of pain.
The Anesthesiology/Pain Medicine Practice provides services for acute and chronic pain diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and long-term management.
Preparing children for surgery or other diagnostic or therapeutic procedure and ensuring their comfort and safety is the primary role of an anesthesiologist.
Types of Pain
Northwestern Medicine Pain Management services helps patients control and eliminate multiple types of pain.
Whether you have ongoing chronic pain or a short period of serious pain, what you are feeling is real and help is available. Pain management specialists can evaluate your pain and develop a personalized plan to help you manage it.
Your partner in the fight against pain
You don’t have to live with chronic pain. Skilled Northwestern Medicine pain specialists can treat your condition and help relieve your pain, so that you can get back to the things you enjoy most. Talk to your physician today about a referral for Northwestern Medicine Pain Management services.
Clinical services and treatments
Pain management specialists work to relieve the underlying causes of your pain, so that you can start to live more comfortably. Your personalized treatment plan draws from a broad range of approaches to pain management—from the very latest medical techniques to proven holistic therapies.
Northwestern Medicine Pain Management services offer a number of medical and interventional treatments that can help most individuals manage their pain successfully.
We also offer exceptional, innovative pain management care, including the most advanced minimally invasive procedures for reducing or eliminating pain and restoring physical function.
Northwestern Medicine supports patients receiving obstetric or emergency care, or those treated for a variety of acute care medical needs, such as injuries.
Anesthesia for surgery
Northwestern Medicine maintains the highest standards for anesthesia care and is committed to the emotional and physical well-being of children undergoing a surgical procedure. A board-certified anesthesiologist will ensure that your child is safe and comfortable prior to, during and after surgery. We follow national standards for sterility and monitoring and use state-of-the-art equipment and technology. Throughout your procedure, a board-certified anesthesiologist will ensure that you are safe and comfortable. We follow national standards for sterility and monitoring and use state-of-the-art equipment and technology.
Prior to your procedure, you will meet your anesthesiologist, who will review your history and formulate a highly individualized anesthesia plan with you, being sure to answer any questions you may have. Your plan will also include the need to manage post-operative pain after your surgery.
Anesthesia for pain management
The goal of interventional procedures is to provide pain management services for people who suffer from acute and chronic pain issues. We work to identify the site of pain, decrease inflammation and provide relief to help you improve your quality of life.
Pain that comes from injured or inflamed nerves can often be improved by injecting certain medications to the area of injury. These treatments also allow you to work effectively with physical therapists and start personal exercise programs to regain strength and function with less pain.
- Epidural Steroid Injections
- Facet Nerve Injection
- Field Stimulation
- Hip Shoulder Knee Joint Injections
- Intrathecal Pump Trials and Implantation
- Lumbar Block
- Percutaneous Disk Decompression
- Peripheral Nerve Stimulation
- Provocation Discography
- Radiofrequency (RF) Ablation Procedures
- Sacroiliac Joint Injections
- Sacroiliac Nerve Ablation
- Selective Spinal Nerve Injections
- Spinal Cord Stimulation
- Sympathetic Ganglion Injections
- Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection or Selective Spinal Nerve Injection
- Trigeminal Nerve Block
- Trigger Point Injections
Patient forms for Northwestern Memorial Hospital:
Please complete all paperwork prior to arriving for your appointment at the Anesthesiology Pain Medicine Practice. This information is vital to your care with us and you will not have time to complete it upon arrival, as we run our practice on time and with minimal delays.
With help from the pain management specialists at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, you can find relief from your pain. Ask your physician for a referral today.
- Pain Medicine FAQ
- Understanding Pain
- Hydrocodone Information English | Spanish
- Managing Your Pain English | Spanish
- International Association for the Study of Pain | IASP