Presbyterian Medical Center

Pain management

Living with pain? We can help

Fatigue, depression, anxiety, fitful sleep – these are all side effects caused by long-term pain. But chronic pain doesn’t have to impact your quality of life any longer. Let the pain management experts of Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center help identify the aggravating factors that could be blocking your recovery.

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

Our team of care providers will 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
  • 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
  • Help control your pain
  • Improve your sleep quality and quantity
  • Help you return to a functional and productive lifestyle
  • Address any family and behavioral issues