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Pain Management

The Pain Management Clinic specializes in neck and back pain as well as chronic pain syndromes. We make multimodal pain management recommendations that include pharmacologic, psychological, rehabilitative, and other options. We also perform interventional procedures based on the patient’s condition and pathology.

Alaska Native Medical Center Hospital
4315 Diplomacy Drive
First floor, Water Path 3
Anchorage , 99508
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The ANMC Pain Management clinic specializes in providing a full range of services to reduce or eliminate back, leg, arm and neck pain, including:

  • Intralaminar epidural steroid injections (injection for the nerve as they come out of the spine)
  • Nerve root blocks (diagnostic injection, usually in conjunction with neurosurgery)
  • Radiofrequency ablations (burning of the nerves in the back to decrease pain)
  • Transforaminal epidural steroid injections (injection of the irritated nerve coming out of the back)
  • Medial branch block (diagnostic injection for delineating the origin of neck or back pain)
  • Facet blocks (injection into a joint in the spine)
  • Cryoablation (freezing of a nerve to decrease pain)
  • Trigger point injections (local anesthetic injection into the muscles)
  • Ganglion block (injection of a nerve center to decrease the pain)
  • Spinal cord stimulation (implanted device which helps to decrease pain)
  • Suggestions for medications, physical therapy, Behavioral Health Services or Traditional Healing