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Whether sharp or dull, intermittent or persistent, chronic pain can reduce strength, limit mobility and decrease the overall quality of life. But when it comes to chronic pain, you shouldn’t have to tough it out or suffer in silence. There are treatments that bring relief and even a cure.

At West Penn Allegheny Health System, we offer a variety of sophisticated approaches for evaluating and treating chronic pain caused by an illness, injury, developmental disorder or other conditions. Many of our patients benefit from an advanced medical procedure. Other effective options include physical therapy, medication management and patient education.
Our nationally renowned pain management specialists treat people who are experiencing:
  • Back and neck pain
  • Chest wall pain, acute and chronic
  • Post-laminectomy syndromes/arachnoiditis
  • Reflex sympathetic dystrophy/causalgia
  • Stump and phantom limb pain
  • Acute herpes zoster (shingles) and post-herpetic neuralgia
  • Cancer pain
  • Peripheral neuropathies (such as diabetic neuropathy)
  • Atypical facial pain/trigeminal neuralgia
  • Peripheral vascular insufficiency/ischemic pain
  • Abdominal pain, chronic
  • Pelvic pain, chronic
  • Myofascial pain syndrome
  • Pain associated with surgical incisions
  • Post-stroke and central pain syndromes
  • Spinal cord injury pain syndromes

The Allegheny General Hospital Pain Management Center provides outpatient comprehensive pain management services for patients throughout western Pennsylvania. Located within the main Allegheny General Hospital campus, the center enjoys easy access to medical specialties integral to comprehensive pain management: Neurology, Neurosurgery, Psychiatry, Psychology, Internal Medicine specialties, and Orthopaedic Surgery.

The Pain Management Center is comprised of:

  • Two anesthesiologists, Board Certified in Pain Management
  • One physiatrist with fellowship training in Pain Management

To be referred to a pain management specialist, call 412.DOCTORS (412.362.8677).

Learn more about Pain Management in our Health Library.

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