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Interventional Pain Management

Altru's Interventional Pain Management ensures pain is cared for appropriately by working closely with other specialties, including:

Altru's Interventional Pain Management is located on the main level of Altru Professional Center. For more information or to make an appointment, please call 701.780.2464.

Procedures Available

Patients needing interventional pain management services suffer distress and discomfort caused by a variety of conditions including, but not limited to:

  • Chronic back and neck pain
  • Chronic reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD) or complex regional pain syndrome
  • Headaches
  • Post surgical procedures
  • Malignancy
  • Post-traumatic pain syndrome
  • Muscle and/or joint pain

Our procedures are provided under fluoroscopic or ultrasound guidance. They include, but are not limited to:

  • Cancer pain management
  • Discograpy
  • Epidurolysis and epidural steroid injections
  • Facet joint injection
  • Intrathecal drug delivery systems for pain and spasticity management
  • Neurolysis
  • Neurostimulation
  • Paravertebral sympathetic blocks
  • Peripheral nerve stimulator
  • Phantom limb pain management
  • Post-herpetic neuralgia management
  • Pudendal and selective nerve blocks
  • Spinal cord stimulators
  • Stellate ganglion and interscalene blocks
  • Intercostal nerve blocks
  • Joint injections (sacroiliac joint)

These techniques may help patients pain duration and severity, allow for an increase in activities at home and work, learn new skills for coping with pain, determine ways to end sleep problems, improve quality of life, and rehabilitate.