Shoulder painAt the Hartford Hospital Pain Treatment Center, we use a comprehensive team approach to treat chronic pain.

We will diagnose a patient's source of discomfort and provide a thorough, goal-oriented plan to minimize pain and restore functionality.

Chronic Pain
Chronic pain can be caused by a variety of conditions. The most common forms of pain are:

  • Back and neck pain (including sciatica, spinal stenosis, back surgery, arthritic conditions, pinched nerves and muscle spasms)
  • Work injuries
  • Cancer pain
  • Shingles
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD)
  • Nerve injury pain
  • Joint pain
  • Pain from other acute and chronic conditions
Comprehensive Clinical Care
Our Pain Treatment Center specialists work closely with referring physicians and use an interdisciplinary approach - medical, rehabilitative and behavioral - to develop individual treatment plans for each patient. They offer a comprehensive range of advanced non-invasive and minimally-invasive pain management techniques, including:
  • Non-opioid analgesics
  • Pharmacological opioids
  • Trigger point injections
  • Joint injections
  • Nerve blocks
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS)
  • Intrathecal drug delivery
  • Nucleoplasty/disc decompression
  • Intradiscal electrothermal therapy
  • Neuroablation
  • Epidural steroid injection
  • Diagnostic discography
  • Radiofrequency (RF) therapy
  • Cryotherapy treatment
  • Pain management coping skills
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Muscle biofeedback
  • Rehabilitation

Calmare Pain Therapy
We utilize the Calmare pain therapy device. 
  • non invasive
  • painless
  • drug free!
  • free of known side effects
Calmare is used to treat various types of chronic neuropathis, oncologic and drug-resistent pain.

Working with the Pain Treatment Center

Pain Treatment Center specialists can work with physicians in anticipating and managing the pain treatment needs of their patients.