Welcome to the Adult Pain Medicine Page. Pain medicine is a specialty devoted to patients suffering from variety of chronic pain disorders, offering a wide range of therapy approaches. Follow this page to stay up-to-date on pain therapies, patient stories and useful information related to pain management. Our goal is to connect you with others and provide resources to help inform your decision making. Post a comment and share your thoughts.
Doris Jessesski tried a host of treatments to ease her chronic back pain. Then a Mayo Clinic Pain Medicine specialist recommended a new type of spinal cord stimulator. Today, Doris' debilitating back pain is gone.
When Doris Jessesski had spine [...]
Quantitative Assessment of Painful Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy after High Frequency Spinal Cord Stimulation: (QUANT) HF10 Study Seeking volunteers with Type 2 Diabetes and painful peripheral neuropathy
Principal Investigator: Dr. Narayan Kissoon
The Mayo Clinic pain clinic in Rochester, MN is seeking volunteers with type 2 [...]
A snowmobile accident left Blake Sunde with limited use of his right arm and triggered severe, chronic pain that lasted for years. Two years ago, a new treatment option changed everything and restored the quality of life Blake had been missing for [...]
Spinal cord stimulation (SCS) for chronic pain was first described in 1967 by Dr. Shealy. It consists of applying electrical current to the posterior aspect of the spinal cord in an attempt to decrease the pain signals traveling to and from the brain. Since Dr. Shealy introduced this concept, [...]
The diaphragm is a dome shaped muscle that sits on top of the stomach. It is the primary breathing muscle. Along with the intercostal muscles between each rib, it is the most efficient use of oxygen and healthiest way to breathe. Next time you can observe a [...]