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Spine Pain Management Treatment

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At the UPMC Department of Neurosurgery, our spine doctors offer a variety of advanced back pain treatments from implantable devices to temporary injections to help you regain mobility and an active lifestyle.

UPMC offers a comprehensive range of spine care and pain management services for patients suffering from acute or chronic pain due to spine conditions, including:

Intrathecal drug pump — device that delivers pain medication to the spinal fluid.
Spinal cord stimulation — uses low voltage stimulation to block.
Dorsal root entry zone — beneficial to brachial plexus avulsion patients.
Selective nerve root injection — injection of cortisone around the nerve root.
Endoscopic sympathectomy — type of minimally invasive surgery.
Cervical dorsal root rhizotomy — uses radiofrequency pulses.