Forsyth Medical Center

Pain management

Living with pain? We can help

Fatigue, depression, fitful sleep – chronic pain can cause difficult side effects like these. Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center's pain management experts can work with you to develop a customized plan to relieve pain and to restore function so that you can resume productive living.

To learn more about Forsyth Medical Center pain management services, call


Someof the pain conditions we treat include:

  • Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) or reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD)
  • Trigger point injections for fibromyalgia
  • Nerve fiber and skin pain from conditions such as herpes or shingles (post-herpetic neuralgia)
  • Lower back pain
  • Sciatica
  • Chronic pain in the upper neck, back of the head, and behind the eyes (occipital neuralgia)
Customized care to minimize your pain

Depending on your diagnosis, pain can be treated in different ways. Our multidisciplinary team will work with you to develop a care plan tailored to your needs. Some of the services we might recommend include:

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

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

To learn more about our pain management services, including any questions that you might have about insurance and payment arrangements, call 336-718-5000.