Specialty Centers > Pain Management
Pain is an unpleasant, emotional or physical experience which we primarily associate to any bodily organ damage or describe it in terms of that or both.
Pain Management is the field of medicine which deals with the understanding and Management of Pain. Our Pain Management Team’s main goal is to treat and decrease the intensity of the pain you are experiencing. Understanding the origin of your pain is our most important goal. We are putting in efforts constantly to help you by making the best of the possible treatments available to you.
We have investigation modalities like the most advanced MRI in Guyana ( 1.5 tesla MRI ) CT scan, Digital X-ray and Doppler Study.
Different Medical Conditions amenable to pain relief at our center are:
- Low Back Pain
- Pinch Nerve / Sciatica
- Face Pain
- Trigeminal Neuralgia
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Terminal Cancer Pain
- Sports Injury
We are equipped with technologically advanced instruments like:
- Peripheral Nerve Mapperto guide us in giving the right nerve block for the pain relief.
- Ozone Gas Generator - Ozone gas has recently been extensively used and proven to be very effective in the treatment of lumbar disc herniation (Pinch nerve, Sciatica, Disc Prolapse ). It has been shown to give good long term pain relief in patients with osteoarthritis and “frozen” shoulder.
- e have a well-equipped theatre and a real time X ray machine called C Arm or Fluoroscopy, so that the pain physician can perform the interventional pain procedures with minimum discomfort to you and give you better pain relief.
- We have an array of medications to treat different resistant pain syndromes.
- We have the facility to do arthroscopy procedures, joint replacements and spine surgeries if required.
- We have a complete Department of Physiotherapy managed by a certified and experienced Physiotherapist to assist you and teach you the exercises for the different medical conditions.
We also have the facility to provide Painless Labor using Epidural Analgesia, and have been doing so since our inception. We are proudly the only hospital providing painless labor every day and anytime in Guyana.