Spine management and rehabilitation services
Chronic pain is a condition that affects as many as 50 million Americans. Whether your pain is acute or chronic and is the result of a specific injury, or is due to some other cause, you may be looking for pain management in a trusted and qualified setting.
How Our Spine Management Doctors and Staff Can Help
The Franciscan St. Francis Health Spine Center is a multi-disciplinary center dedicated to providing patients who are suffering from acute and chronic painful conditions the best care available. Approaches may include interventional procedures, pharmacology, spinal stimulators, pain pumps, EMG/nerve conduction testing, as well as other noninvasive treatments and therapies.
Our Spine Center focuses on more than just medication-based pain management. Our comprehensive program addresses the whole patient – body, mind and spirit. Patients can be referred for massage therapy, acupuncuture or stress relief counseling.
The physicians at Franciscan St. Francis Health Spine Center are board- certified specialists in advanced pain management, anesthesiology, physical medicine and rehabilitation. They are aided by a board-certified pain management nurse practitioner, a board-certified pain management nurse manager and a specially trained clinical nursing staff.
Acute and Chronic Pain Management
Chronic pain can last weeks, months, even years and could be the result of an injury, a chronic disease, such as arthritis, or may not have an obvious cause.
The types of pain that are treated in our center for pain management include:
The advanced pain management services at Franciscan St. Francis Health Spine Center are closely linked to other medical treatment centers including occupational therapy, physical therapy, neurosurgery, orthopedic surgery and behavioral health services.
Physicians: Referrals to the Franciscan St. Francis Spine Center
Franciscan St. Francis Health Spine Center is a physician referral-based clinic. Referrals are accepted from primary care physicians and specialists and can be made for evaluation and treatment or for specific procedural care.
To make a referral:
- Complete the Spine Center referral form.
- Fax pertinent clinical information if not in Epic, along with patient demographics and the referral form, to (317) 528-7118.
- Order for referral may also be placed in Epic.
- You referral will be triaged by our referral nurse to ensure your patient is placed with an appropriate provider. You may also request a specific provider. Call (317) 528-8494 with any questions.
- Your patient will be notified to schedule an appointment for care.
If you would like to improve your quality of life and increase function, have your physician contact Franciscan St. Francis Health Spine Center.