Our Pain Management Program offers new hope and a range of innovative outpatient therapies to those who suffer from ongoing pain caused by illness, injury or chronic conditions. Our physician team, many of whom are board-certified in pain management and have completed advanced fellowship training in pain care, treat a wide range of conditions such as:
||Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders
||Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders
We make very effort to identify and relieve pain, make patients more comfortable and improve our patients’ quality of life.
Our unique approach can include one or more of the following treatment methods:
- Medical and/or Surgical Therapy, such as nerve blocks, trigger injections at the pain site, botox injections to relax muscles and reduce pain, medical management, or surgery
- Physical Rehabilitation to strengthen muscles and increase muscle function, including aquatherapy, ultrasound and electrical stimulations
- Behavioral Therapy, such as psychological evaluations, group therapy and biofeedback to help patients and their families deal with stress of living with chronic pain
- Complementary Medicine, such as acupuncture, massage therapy, nutrition counseling and aromatherapy
A physician referral is required before any treatment program can begin.
Additional information on complementary therapies to help manage pain is available through the Johnstown-based Integrative Medicine Advisory Council (IMAC).
Under the medical direction of a physician board-certified and fellowship-trained in pain management, our multidisciplinary team includes physicians, pharmacists, physical and occupational therapists, nutritionists and other health care professionals. Our physician team includes:
All outpatient pain management services, including diagnosis, treatment and follow-up physician appointments, are provided at:
John P. Murtha Neuroscience and Pain Institute
1450 Scalp Avenue, Suite 2100
Johnstown, PA 15904
Please call us for more information or to schedule an appointment.