Keene Center for Pain and Spine

Pain management staff

Many people suffer from acute and chronic pain, with many different causes. We understand how unrelieved chronic pain can severely impact your life. It may prevent you from doing physical activity, you may find it difficult to work and enjoy hobbies, and you even withdraw from family and friends.

How we can help

Cheshire Medical Center provides comprehensive assessment and treatment for all types of chronic and cancer-related pain through our pain management service. Our team combines the latest technology with compassion and expertise.

These are some of the more common problems we evaluate and treat:

  • Arthritic pain
  • Cancer-related pain
  • Central pain syndromes
  • Chest wall pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
  • Head and neck pain
  • Low back pain
  • Myofascial pain
  • Multiple sclerosis pain
  • Nerve root damage pain and arachnoiditis
  • Pain of the spine and hip
  • Peripheral nerve pain
  • Phantom limb pain
  • Post-surgical pain
  • Shingles (post-herpetic neuralgia)
  • Shoulder and arm pain
  • Tic douloureux, facial pain
  • Work-related injuries

Your personalized treatment plan

Working with you, your primary care provider (PCP) and other specialists, we design a personalized plan aimed at controlling your pain. Our goal is to make sure you get the care and support you need to start living your life without pain, and enjoying the activities and people you love. Some of our management techniques include:

  • Cervical, thoracic, lumbar and caudal epidural steroid injection under fluoroscopy
  • Medical assessment and review of pharmaceutical therapy of chronic pain
  • Peripheral nerve blocks
  • Radiofrequency neurolysis
  • Radiofrequency treatment of cervical, thoracic, and lumbar facet joint pain
  • Radiofrequency treatment of sacroiliac pain
  • Sympathetic ganglion blocks
  • Trigger point injections

Collaboration for the best care

Cheshire’s pain management team often coordinates with other experts as part of your personalized treatment plan. For example: