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Pain Management Center

Location and Operating Hours

Our Pain Centers are located at:

  • 4600 West Lloyd Expressway
    Evansville, IN 47712
    812/450-PAIN (7246)

    In front of the Westside Schnuck's. This Center includes 11 treatment rooms, two procedure rooms, a 4 bed recovery area and a physical therapy department..

    The Center operates five days a week:
    Monday-Thursday 8 am -4 pm
    Fridays 8 am -2 pm
  • 4099 Gateway Blvd.
    Newburgh, IN 47630
    812/842-2720
    812/842-2737

    Located between the Gateway Hospital and The Women's hospital

    The Center operates four days a week:
    Monday-Thursday 8 am -4 pm

Clinic Services

The Deaconess Comprehensive Pain Center provides outpatient diagnosis, education and treatment services for patients with acute, chronic and cancer pain. We accept patients by referral only.

Rely on us for:

  • Comprehensive, interdisciplinary evaluation of pain problems
  • Consultation for medication tailoring, adjustment
  • Palliative cancer care
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Regional anesthesia-diagnostic and therapeutic nerve blocks
  • Acute Pain Service for in-patient population
  • Comprehensive interdisciplinary treatment programs for pain including but not limited to, head and neck, low back and peripheral neuropathy
  • Complex regional pain syndrome.
  • Individualized behavioral and psychological treatment programs
  • Nursing intervention programs
  • Integrated referrals for Physical Therapy, Work Hardening, Social Services, Mental Health
  • Complimentary & Alternative Medicine

Evaluation Process

Our comprehensive evaluation process includes:

  • Complete medical history & physical examination
  • Diagnostic nerve blocks
  • Referral for specialized diagnostic evaluation such as tomography, MRI, thermography, nerve conduction studies and EMG studies
  • Psychophysiological evaluation
  • Psychological & behavioral evaluation, if indicated
  • Dietary evaluation

Treatment Program

Our specialists include professionals from anesthesia, Physical medicine and rehabilitation, physical therapy, psychology, social services, dietician, nursing and pharmacology. We treat each patient in an integrated, individually designed program. We offer:

Medical Interventions

  • Nerve blocks
  • Epidural steroid injections
  • Pain pump insertion
  • Treatment of sports injuries
  • Continuous epidural infusion therapy
  • Treatment of Shingles
  • Spinal cord stimulators
  • Treatment of Diabetic and other peripheral neuropathies

Nursing Interventions

  • Exercise & body mechanics education
  • Pain control education
  • Epidural catheter education and staff RN support
  • Muscle relaxation training
  • Self-hypnosis and guided imagery training

Referral Treatments

  • Physical therapy
  • TENS therapy
  • Complementary and alternative medicine
  • Biofeedback therapy
  • Family counseling
  • Stress management
  • Group or individual therapy
  • Music therapy
  • Dietary Counseling

Treatment Goals

  • Professionals at the Deaconess Pain Management Center work to:
  • Identify the medical, physiological & physical needs of the patient with acute and chronic pain
  • Achieve the maximum pain relief possible
  • Learn new, alternative methods of reducing the experience of pain
  • Promote physical, behavioral & emotional health
  • Facilitate the patient's return to normal life activities
  • Eliminate, when appropriate, the use of addictive pain medications
  • Weight control
  • End of life pain management

For more information on the Deaconess Comprehensive Pain Center, please call:

  • 812/450-7246 (West side) or
  • 812/842-2737 at the Gateway