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Helping Individuals Live Pain Free

Our team is dedicated to diagnosing the source and treating each patient's chronic pain by delivering compassionate, patient-centered care for many pain conditions including neck, lower back, arthritic joint pain, nerve and myofascial (muscle-based) pain.


Center for Pain Management

Approximately 50 million Americans live everyday with chronic pain, one of the most challenging and complex medical conditions today. The pain medicine specialists at the Center for Pain Management have helped numerous individuals return to a normal lifestyle through developing multidisciplinary individualized plans that focuses on the whole person, not just the pain.

Skilled Doctors - Advanced Technology

Our skilled and experienced pain treatment team includes medical doctors who are board-certified in physiatry, anesthesiology, and a certified psychologist. Our goal is to identify the optimal treatment plan to reduce pain, increase function, and improve quality of life. Many state-of-the-art pain treatment techniques used include coordinating treatments with cognitive-behavioral therapy, self-regulatory treatments (e.g., biofeedback), high-resolution diagnostic imaging, and other modalities.

Pain Treatment Options

  • Spinal epidural steroid injections
  • Intradiscal therapies (i.e. PDD, IDET, intradiscal injections)
  • Medication pumps
  • Spinal cord stimulator implantation
  • Cognitive-behavioral therapy
  • Injections: Trigger point, peripheral nerve, and therapeutic Botox
  • Self-regulation treatment (e.g., biofeedback, guided imagery)
  • Mindfulness-based interventions (e.g., meditation)
  • Exercise and therapeutic movement regimes

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

There is convincing evidence that cognitive-behavioral therapy and biofeedback can significantly reduce chronic pain. Cognitive-behavioral intervention has shown to increase adaptive coping skills, activity levels, and social function, as well as decrease pain, physical limitations, depression, and anxiety. Learn More

We put the "I" in team.

Our team approach to your individualized pain can help you better manage it.

The Center for Pain Management doctors are here to help you live everyday as pain free as possible.

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To learn more about the Center for Pain Management, please call (415) 353-6464 or email [email protected] to schedule your appointment today.

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