Franklin Medical Center

Pain management

Living with pain? We can help

Long-term pain can greatly impact both your quality of life and your ability to work. Novant Health Franklin Medical Center can help. Our pain management specialist can identify the reasons for your pain and work with you to overcome them.

For more information, call our hospital pain clinic at


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Some of the pain conditions we treat include:

  • Lower back pain
  • Sciatica
  • Reflex sympathetic dystrophy
  • Occipital neuralgia
  • Trigger point injections for fibromyalgia
  • Post-herpetic neuralgia
Individualized care to minimize your pain

We work with you to create a personalized approach to manage your chronic pain and return you to a functional and productive lifestyle. Some of the services we might recommend include:

  • Specialized testing (MRI scans)
  • Pain management techniques

You may be treated with nerve blocks and referred to physical therapy for:

  • Appropriate therapeutic exercise
  • Body mechanics and ergonomic techniques
  • Physical reconditioning
  • Relaxation and breathing exercises
  • Functional restoration (physical therapy)
  • Coping and stress management skills
  • Pain psychology services
  • Medication prescription

Our goals are for you to:

  • Have more energy
  • Build your endurance, strength and flexibility
  • Relieve your dependency on drugs, if needed
  • Reduce any symptoms of depression and anxiety
  • Improve your sleep quality and quantity
  • Help control your pain
  • Help you return to a functional and productive lifestyle
  • Address any family and behavioral issues

For more information, call our hospital pain clinic at 919-497-8085 or speak with your primary care provider about referring you to the program.