Chronic Pain Care in Guttenberg
If you suffer from recurring pain lasting 6 to 8 weeks, you may be a candidate for referral to the Pain Clinic located in Guttenberg Municipal Hospital. Although pain may be impossible to cure, the Pain Clinic provides hope by helping patients manage their pain for a better quality of life.
Guttenberg Pain Clinic treats many types of chronic (long-lasting) pain, including:
- Back pain
- Compression fractures
- Disc herniation/fissures
- Neck pain
- Joint pain
- Spinal stenosis
- Diabetic nerve pain/neuropathy
Please inquire with your provider about other types of pain that can be treated.
Treatment options include medications and injections such as Epidural Steroid Injections (ESIs). ESIs reduce inflammation and/or swelling of the nerves in the area treated, often reducing pain, tingling, numbness and other symptoms. Patients may also be referred for physical therapy, wellness activities, dietary consults and more.
Guttenberg Pain Clinic is operated by GMHC with service supported by Iowa Anesthesia, LC. Registered nurse anesthetists with extensive experience in pain management staff the clinic.
For More Information
The Pain Clinic works on a referral basis. A referral from your primary care provider or a medical specialist is required before you can schedule an appointment for consultation, treatment or procedures. For more information, talk to your physician or call (563) 252-5597.