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Interventional Pain Clinic

The Virginia Mason Franciscan Health Interventional Pain Clinic, in Lakewood, Gig Harbor and Seattle, assists patients who are suffering from chronic pain conditions. We specialize in interventional pain management approaches for a wide variety of problems, including spinal pain and cancer pain. We also provide consultations on medication management.

The Interventional Pain Clinic is equipped with state-of-the-art X-ray (fluoroscopic) and ultrasound equipment.

Interventional Pain Clinic services

  • Consultations and referrals – Virginia Mason Franciscan Health's interventional pain clinic physicians review and make recommendations on the treatment of painful conditions. Learn more.
     
  • Epidural steroid therapy – To treat pain in your back and legs, Virginia Mason Franciscan Health provides epidural steroid treatments for inflamed nerves in the spine with X-ray guidance and under local anesthesia. Learn more.
      
  • Facet and sacroiliac joint treatments – Facet and sacroiliac joint treatments target pain due to whiplash injury or degenerative joint disease. Learn more.
      
  • Intrathecal and epidural therapy – Virginia Mason Franciscan Health's pain specialists may use intrathecal or epidural therapy to deliver pain or anti-spasticity medicine directly to the spine over a long period of time. Learn more.
      
  • Nerve blocks for chronic, postoperative or cancer pain – Interventional pain clinic physicians administer injections targeting the nerves that carry painful information to the brain – providing temporary or long-term pain relief. Learn more.
      
  • Spinal cord and peripheral nerve stimulation – The placement of a device to stimulate painful nerves can effectively treat pain resulting from nerve injury. Learn more.
      
  • Trigger point therapy – Trigger point injections may help relieve the pain from muscle strains in your back. Learn more.

Conditions we treat

  • Spinally mediated pain
  • Nerve pain
  • Muscular pain
  • Cancer pain
  • Postoperative pain
  • Spasticity

Dynamic Risk Assessment Tool (for providers)

Virginia Mason's Dynamic Risk Assessment Tool was developed by a multidiscplinary care team and is available for providers to use when caring for their patients to help identify potential risks and needs.

Contact information

Lakewood Location:
St. Clare Medical Pavilion
11311 Bridgeport Way SW, Suite 100
Lakewood, WA 98499
253-985-2949
Hours: Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Gig Harbor Location:
St. Anthony Milgard Medical Pavilion
11511 Canterwood Way NW, Suite 105
Gig Harbor, WA 98332
253-857-1320
Hours: Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Seattle Main Campus Location:
Central Pavilion (Hospital), Level 5
Main Line: 206-223-7582
Hours: Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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