Welcome to the PainMedSA website, a resource to enable the general public and General Practitioners to access information regarding the investigation, diagnosis, treatment and ongoing management of chronic pain.
Pain Medicine of South Australia prides itself on utilising the latest research and techniques for the diagnosis, treatment and management of persistent pain conditions including spine (back and neck) pain, muscle pain, joint pain, headache, failed back surgery pain and ‘sciatica’ as well as complex pain syndromes.
We specialise in interventional procedures for pain management including rhizolysis, spinal cord and peripheral nerve stimulation, facet joint injections, medial branch blocks and epidural steroid injections.
Pain Medicine of South Australia works closely with other specialists including spinal surgeons, orthopaedic surgeons, neurologists, psychologists, psychiatrists, physiotherapists and oncologists in order to produce an optimal outcome for our patients.
PainMedSA’s aim is to work with you to enable you to participate in as functional and productive a life as possible as a result of understanding and managing your persistent pain condition
Interdisciplinary Pain Management Specialists including pain medicine & rehabilitative specialists, psychologists, physiotherapists and clinical nurses
Surgical treatment options including cervical, thoracic, lumbar & sacroiliac medial branch block & rhizolysis, paravertebral & sympathetic blocks, thoracic & lumbar selective nerve root block and neuromodulation for persistent pain
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
Pain Physiotherapy & Pain Psychology treatment
Specialists in compensable case management - including RTWSA and third party payers
Pain medicine & rehabilitative specialists