The Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine treats acute and chronic pain that involved closely with patient’s life.
In case of acute pain (backache, disc, shingles and neuralgia, shoulder discomfort and pain, gonalgia, postoperative pain), if it is not indicant, symptoms tends to improve over time. In this case, returning to the everyday life can be quickly achieved by visiting pain clinic and get treatment.
Chronic pain is the pain that have unclear source or pain that increase in level or remains after removing the source. In this case, pain clinic can be very helpful.
Pain clinic mainly manages the pain with nonoperative method (minimal invasive) and medicinal therapy. Therefore, for a patient who does not want surgery, pain clinic can be very helpful.
Currently, there are five Anesthesia professionals and one specialist running pain clinic and they are doing their best to reduce patient’s pain.
Epidural nerve block, intervertebral joint block, sympathecotomy, solar plexus block, facet joint syndrome, peripheral nerve block, intracranial nerve block, trigger point injections, glenoid cavity injection, post back surgery syndrome, epidural space endoscopy, epidural adhesions dissection, etc.
Pain clinic can help spinal pain patients who do not want surgical procedure. Latest Epidural endoscopy operation was introduced for spinal pain patients.
Jong-dal Jeong, Byeong-sik Yu, Gyeong-jun Im, Geum-young So, Tae-hun An, Sang-hun Kim, Hyun-yeong Lee, Gi-tae Jeong, doctors