Pain Conditions in Ocala, FL

Pain may not necessarily come from injury. In some cases, conditions can cause pain that requires care to relieve. At Marion Pain Management Center, we treat a breadth of pain conditions to help patients find relief. We offer effective care to the residents of Ocala, Gainesville and Marion County, FL.

What Types of Pain Conditions Are There?

There are many things that can cause a person to experience lasting pain, but the most common pain conditions that we deal with involve the joints and nerves. These conditions can be caused by years of poor posture, injury, and disease. Whatever the cause of your pain, we specialize in many treatments to help you find relief. To learn more, visit our page on pain treatment and therapy.

What Pain Conditions Does Marion Pain Management Center Treat?

At Marion Pain Management Center, we commonly treat the following conditions:

  • Musculoskeletal pain
  • Neck pain
  • Shoulder pain
  • Arm pain
  • Back pain
  • Herniated discs
  • Sciatica
  • Knee pain
  • Failed back surgery syndrome
  • Headache and migraine
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Myofascial pain syndrome
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Complex regional pain syndrome
  • Neuropathy
  • Shingles
  • Phantom limb pain
  • Cancer pain

Musculoskeletal Pain

Musculoskeletal pain is a common type of pain that is most often experienced due to injury of the bones, muscles, joints, or nerves. This type of pain often heals well on its own, but you may choose to pursue treatment to find relief during the healing process.

Treatment Options: Epidural Steroid Injections

Neck Pain

Neck pain is often a reflection of your posture. If you spend long hours at a computer or hunched over a desk, you’ll likely experience neck pain at some point in your life. Pinched nerves and whiplash are also common forms of neck pain. Neck pain is rarely serious, but we are able to provide effective neck pain relief treatments for most cases.

Treatment Options: Radiofrequency Neurolysis, Epidural Steroid InjectionsFacet Joint Injections, Stellate Ganglion Blocks

Shoulder Pain

Shoulder joints are often the culprit for shoulder pain, whether it is caused by injury or inflammation. However, shoulder pain can also result from poor posture. Fortunately, we offer a range of treatments for shoulder pain to help you find lasting relief.

Treatment Options: Facet Joint Injections, Joint Injections

Arm Pain

Tennis elbow and other forms of tendonitis are common causes of arm pain. You may also develop arm pain in the wrist. These types of pain are often related to the activities you perform on a daily basis. By taking your condition and your lifestyle into account, we can provide you with a pain management treatment that is effective and long-lasting.

Treatment Options: Epidural Steroid Injections, Joint Injections

Back Pain

Back pain is one of the leading reasons that patients pursue pain management services. Back pain often results from injury, but it can also be an effect of poor posture. If the source of your back pain is not dealt with, you may begin to develop pain in other areas of the body. We can help you find an effective solution, regardless of the cause of your back pain.

Treatment Options: Radiofrequency Neurolysis, Epidural Steroid Injections, Facet Joint Injections, Lumbar Sympathetic Blocks, Selective Nerve Root Blocks

Herniated Discs

There are small discs between the bones in the spine, which help keep the spine healthy and flexible. However, if they experience injury or significant stress, they might break or slip out from between the bones. When this happens, it is known as a herniated discs. These can cause varying levels of pain. Fortunately, at Marion Pain Management Center, we specialize in treating this and other forms of back pain.

Treatment Options: Epidural Steroid Injections

Sciatica

Sciatica pain comes from the sciatic nerve, which runs down the back and through the legs. When this nerve becomes damaged, you may experience pain, tingling, or even numbness in the legs, buttocks, and lower back.

Treatment Options: Lumbar Sympathetic Blocks, Epidural Steroid Injections

Knee Pain

Knee pain has many possible causes, but it is often caused by either foot problems or hip problems. These larger problems will cause undue stress on the knee joint, producing various symptoms of pain. Of course, knee pain can also be a result of injury. We can help diagnose the cause of your knee pain to help you find relief.

Treatment Options: Radiofrequency Neurolysis, Joint Injections

Failed Back Surgery Syndrome

If you have had back surgery and were not able to achieve relief from back pain, you may have failed back surgery syndrome. When this is the case, we must examine your condition to determine an effective alternative solution.

Treatment Options: Spinal Cord Neurostimulation, Facet Joint Injections

Headache and Migraine

Headache and migraine pain is the most common pain condition treated. Migraines are a recurring headache of varying intensity, which cause throbbing and may even be accompanied by nausea. Headaches can come in different forms, the most common of which are tension headaches and cluster headaches. Tension headaches often feel like a tight band around the head, whereas cluster headaches produce more of a piercing pain and often occur one after another.

Treatment Options: Facet Joint Injections, Stellate Ganglion Blocks

Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a disorder that can cause unexplainable pain in several different areas of the body. Pain generally affects the muscles, but this pain can also be accompanied by fatigue, changes in mood and memory loss.

Myofascial Pain Syndrome

Myofascial pain syndrome is a chronic pain disorder that affects the muscles. If you are experiencing myofascial pain syndrome, you might experience pain due to any pressure on the muscles. This is often caused by overusing muscles.

Spinal Stenosis

Spinal stenosis is a condition that often develops with aging. It occurs when the space around the spinal cord becomes narrower, eventually placing pressure on the spinal cord. This can cause pain or weakness in the legs.

Treatment Options: Epidural Steroid Injections

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Complex regional pain syndrome can cause severe pain in various areas of the body, and is believed to be caused by a malfunction of the nervous system. By examining this condition on a case-by-case basis, we can determine an effective pain management solution.

Treatment Options: Spinal Cord Neurostimulation, Lumbar Sympathetic Blocks, Stellate Ganglion Blocks

Neuropathy

Neuropathy is a result of nerve damage. It causes pain, weakness, and numbness in the affected areas. This condition most often affects the hands and feet.

Treatment Options: Peripheral Nerve Blocks

Shingles

Shingles and other skin disorders can sometimes cause pain in the skin. These often require a thorough examination before a treatment can be delivered. Prompt treatment is recommended for both relief and management.

Treatment Options: Lumbar Sympathetic Blocks, Stellate Ganglion Blocks

Phantom Limb Pain

Phantom limb pain occurs when a person feels pain where a limb has been amputated. This type of pain usually decreases over time, and will eventually disappear. In rare cases, however, pain management services are necessary to provide relief.

Cancer Pain

Cancer pain can occur in response to different parts of cancer and cancer treatment. Primary and metastatic pain can develop due to the growth of a cancerous tumor and the spreading of the disease. Cancer treatment can also cause pain through symptoms like spasticity, as muscles repeatedly contract and stiffen. Post-dural puncture pain can develop after procedures that involve the use of epidural catheters for anesthesia.

If you suffer from any of the conditions listed above, contact us today to schedule your initial appointment. At Marion Pain Management Center, we welcome patients from Gainesville, Ocala, The Villages, and the nearby cities of Florida.