Interventional Pain Clinic

The Virginia Mason Franciscan Health Interventional Pain Clinic, in Seattle and Lynnwood, assists patients who are suffering from acute and 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. We work closely with Virginia Mason Franciscan Health's Section of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, where spine clinic evaluations and treatment are provided.

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 (ror providers)

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

Contact information

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

Education and support