Pain Management Services - McLaren Port Huron 1221 Pine Grove Avenue, Port Huron, Michigan 48060 Phone: (810) 989-3283, option #1

Pain Management Services

Chronic Pain Treatments and Services

More than 70 million Americans suffer from chronic pain each year and another 25 million experience acute pain from injuries or surgery. McLaren Port Huron's Pain Management Services offers both diagnostic and therapeutic services for individuals who suffer from pain.

To learn more about pain management services call HealthAccess at 1(800) 228-1484 or download a Pain Management Services brochure. To make an appointment, call the center, (810) 989-3283, option #1. ALL patients referred to the Pain Services Program require the following prior to an appointment:

  • MUST have a primary care physician
  • A Pain Service Order / Referral form completed in entirety
  • All diagnostic test reports
  • Physician office progress notes related to evaluation of such pain 

Who Can Benefit?

Individuals who suffer from:

  • Back pain, both upper and lower
  • Neck pain
  • Joint pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Headaches
  • Cancer pain
  • Pain caused by injury
  • Chronic pain

Treatments Offered

  • Epidural injections
  • Nerve blocks
  • Pharmacological control
  • Pumps/stimulators
  • Tens units
  • Radio frequency ablation
  • Trigger point injections

How is pain diagnosed?

  • Staff consultation. Only the patient can tell the degree of his or her pain, so it is important for staff to determine how the patient perceives pain. Consultation includes: Questions about the pain; how the pain is impacting the patient's everyday activities; the patient's emotional well being; pain diary completed by patient, documenting pain occurrence throughout the day
  • Physical examination
  • Diagnostic testing such as X-rays, CT scans, MRI scans
  • Psychological testing
  • Other tests to determine exact location and source

Additional treatments:

Because pain affects individuals in many ways, a treatment plan focuses on the whole person -- body, mind and spirit.

  • Nutritional counseling
  • Massage therapy
  • Stress reduction
  • Psychological counseling

Pain Management Services Professionals

  • Fellowship trained pain management specialists
  • Board certified anesthesiologists
  • Specially trained registered nurses
  • Radiology technologists
  • Psychiatrists
  • Patients' primary care physicians, specialists and surgeons
  • Physical medicine and rehab specialists
  • Occupational and physical therapists