The Pain Management Clinic

The Pain Management Clinic at The University of Iowa serves patients with chronic pain from both cancer and non-cancer related diagnoses. Multimodal treatment protocols are instituted, utilizing both interventional and non-interventional techniques. 

Interventional procedures include:

  • Discography
  • Intercostal nerve blocks
  • Intra-articular facet blocks
  • Intrathecal drug delivery
  • IV regional blockade
  • Medial branch facet blocks
  • Neurolytic blocks
  • Permanent implantation of dorsal column stimulator
  • Radiofrequency blockade
  • Sacroiliac joint injections
  • Selective nerve root blocks
  • Targeted peripheral nerve catheterization
  • Translaminar epidural steroid injections
  • Trigger point injections
  • Spinal cord stimulation
  • Sympathetic ganglion blockade including: Stellate, celiac, lumbar, hypogastric
  • Vertebroplasty

The Pain Management Clinic includes six examination/procedure rooms, one consult room, two fluoroscopy suites, 3-bay recovery area, and administrative offices for faculty and staff. The Clinic is located at Iowa River Landing, 105 E. 9th St., in Coralville.

The procedures offered during the fellowship year ensure fellows will be able to practice competently and independently in the field of pain medicine.