Pain Management

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Back pain is often associated with something being off with the way your spinal joints, muscles, discs and nerves connect and move. Millions of Americans are affected by chronic back pain and it is a leading cause of disability in adults. 

The pain management team at St. Joseph Health is the only team in the Brazos Valley dedicated to the treatment of chronic back and spine pain. Led by experienced physician Dr. James V. Stonecipher, the team has more than 25 years of combined experience in interventional pain management. Following a referral from your primary care provider or specialist, you will be evaluated and given a personalized treatment plan to help you manage and improve your pain. 

Pain management specialists treat the whole body, primarily through routine injection for interventional pain management.

Common Symptoms:

  • Arthritis Pain
  • Back Pain
  • Cancer Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
  • Joint Hypermobility Syndrome
  • Migraine Headaches
  • Myofascial Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Neuropathic Pain
  • Post-surgical Pain

Interventional Pain Management

Interventional Pain Management looks beyond prescription medication to help patients manage their pain, relying on an array of therapies to diagnose, reduce and relieve pain.

Our specialists will work closely with you and your referring physician to develop an overall treatment regimen to help ensure your pain levels are as tolerable as possible.

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