Greater Pittsburgh Joint & Muscle Center provides a full range of pain management services and medical equipment to assist you in successful physical rehabilitation and work to improve your overall health goals.
Medical treatments are a major component in our Four Phases of Care program. Initial treatments are available to immediately address your pain and discomfort, followed by professional identification of your condition and a detailed treatment plan created by our team of medical experts. Maintaining your overall health and ongoing well-being is the final piece of your medical treatment equation.
No one should have to live with daily, chronic pain. Pain management treatments are vital to your quality of life. We are able to address your specific pain, often offering rapid relief from extremely painful conditions including:
Kenalog injections are administered to provide a gradual decrease in pain associated with Arthritis, Multiple Sclerosis, Lupus, Bursitis and Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Toradol is an anti-inflammatory, non-steroidal drug used for short-term relief from pain usually resulting from sports injuries, slip and falls and auto accidents.
Lidocaine is a numbing agent used to rapidly relieve pain associated with muscle pain, osteoarthritis, back pain and arthritis.
Supartz is injections are only utilized for knee pain when other treatments have failed to provide relief.
Trigger Point Injections
Trigger Point injections are administered directly into knotted muscles, offering relief from Degenerative Disc Disease, Fibromyalgia and other varieties of muscle ailments.
Sphenopalatine Ganglion Nerve Blocks
SPG Block is a nasal spray that relieves headache pain within 10 minutes.
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At Home Rehabilitation
Based on the nature of your specific ailment, we may recommend using proven medical equipment to aid in the progression of your health while assisting in alleviating chronic pain. These devices are intended to improve your quality of life, permitting you to take an active role in your recovery at home.
Some of the at home medical devices available include:
- TENS Unit - This trancutaneous electrical nerve stimulator assist in negating pain signals reaching the brain.
- Cervical Traction Unit - A traction device to loosen compressed joints of the neck.
- Lumbar Support Orthosis - This support device helps strengthen muscles of the lower back.
- AFO (Ankle Foot Orthotics) - Orthopedic devices designed to help foot and ankle injuries.