Interventional Pain Management

Pain Management Department at MVRH

Mountain View Regional Hospital and Clinic boasts a staff that includes the leading interventional pain management specialists in the state of Wyoming. We specialize in treating chronic and acute pain using a multi-disciplinary approach. The goals of pain management treatment include reduced pain, increased mobility, control over your pain management, and reduced dependency on medications.

What Are the Options Offered for Pain Control?

Depending on the severity of the pain you are experiencing, there may be several treatment approaches available for your specific management needs.

Options for treating pain may include:

  • Nerve blocks
  • Electrical stimulation
  • Surgery
  • Physical therapy
  • Exercise
  • Behavior modification

The field of pain management treats all pain as a disease-regardless of its source. This includes both primary forms of pain such as headaches, as well as secondary pain, such as pain caused by a chronic disorder. Proper pain management is important for ongoing pain control, especially if patients suffer with long-term or chronic pain.

Multidisciplinary Pain Management Procedures Offered by Our Casper Hospital

Procedures commonly performed by our pain management specialists at Mountain View Regional Hospital include:

  • Arthrogram
  • Cervical discogram
  • Discography
  • Cervical nerve root block
  • Epidural steroid injection
  • Facet block
  • Hardware block
  • Intra-articular joint injection
  • Sacro-iliac joint injections
  • Piriformis injections
  • Vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty
  • Lumbar PARS block
  • Spinal cord stimulation
  • Implantable intrathecal drug infusion systems
  • Lumbar puncture or spinal tap
  • Facet joint injections / medial branch blocks / radiofrequency
  • Myelogram
  • Platelet rich plasma or PRP injection
  • Rhizotomy
  • SI joint injection
  • Stem cell injection
  • Sympathetic blocks
  • Thoracic and lumbar nerve root blocks
  • Selective nerve root blocks / transforaminal epidural steroid injection
  • Trochanteric bursa injection

Facet Joint Injections, Medical Branch Blocks, Radiofrequency

We perform several pain management procedures at our facilities:

  • Facet joint injections involve treatment of facet joints-the joints that connect each level of the spinal column. This area can be problematic for those suffering from degenerative disc disease, advanced arthritis, and other forms of trauma. We can treat the facet joint with anti-inflammatory steroids and local anesthetic for powerful pain relief.
  • Medical branch blocks are required for some patients in order to determine the source of pain. This procedure involves injecting local anesthetic into the nerves of a painful facet joint, and can result in a helpful diagnosis, allowing us to treat your pain more effectively.
  • Radiofrequency ablation gives between a half-year to a year of pain relief, and involves heating of the medial branch nerve. Heat will disrupt a nerve's ability to conduct painful signals, thus providing relief.

All of these procedures are safe and can result in significant, life-changing pain relief. Talk to our doctors about these and other pain relief procedures offered at Mountain View Regional Hospital and Clinic. If you have questions about pain management and the services we provide at our Casper hospital, feel free to contact our staff for answers.

Facet Block

Facet Block

Facet Rhizotomy

Medial Branch Block

Medial Branch Block

Transforaminal Epidural Injection

Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection

Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection

Transforaminal Epidural Injection