Pain Management

Without proper management, chronic pain can keep you from doing the things you love. Our pain management experts can help work closely with you, your primary care physician and other specialists to create a customized plan to treat your pain.

As part of our hospital-based pain program, our specialists are available 24/7 and have full access to all hospital resources and staff. For you, that means quick physician-to-physician consultations and faster pain relief.

Services We Provide

North Kansas City Hospital has the largest and most comprehensive hospital-based pain management clinic in Kansas City. Our center features 16 pre-op rooms, six fluoroscopy suites and 24 recovery beds.

We also offer alternative or complementary treatments, such as acupuncture, herbal medicine and massage.

Below is a comprehensive list of our pain management services:

  • Tests used to evaluate back pain (Discograms)
  • Drug infusion pumps
  • Epidural steroid injections for back, neck and thoracic pain
  • Facet joint injections
  • Intradiscal electrothermal annuloplasty for low back pain
  • Minimally invasive surgery for spinal compression fracture (Kyphoplasty)
  • Medial branch nerve blocks
  • Medications
  • Minimally invasive lumbar decompression procedure for spinal canal stenosis
  • Neuromodulation therapies, such as spinal cord stimulators
  • Pain therapy
  • Palliative care for chronic conditions, including drug infusion pumps
  • Radiofrequency ablation/lesioning
  • Sacral iliac joint injections
  • Sympathetic/peripheral nerve blocks
  • Transforaminal epidural injection

Conditions We Treat

We treat patients with a wide range of chronic pain issues, including:

  • Arthritis
  • Back and neck conditions
  • Cancer-related pain
  • Chronic headaches (Non-migraine)
  • Chronic arm or leg pain that develops prior to injury, surgery, stroke, or heart attack (Complex Regional Pain Syndrome)
  • Failed back surgery
  • Joint pain
  • Medications
  • Pain from neuropathy
  • Pain from peripheral vascular disease
  • Post-surgery pain
  • Shingles
  • Stroke
  • Trigger points
  • Work injuries

Contact Us

A physician referral is required for treatment at the Pain Management Clinic. For help with a referral or for more information on our pain management services, call 816.691.1779.

Campus Directions

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Park in the Pavilion parking garage enter the Pavilion and take elevators to 7th Floor.

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