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Pain Management

The experience of pain, no matter what the source, creates profound effects on your physical and mental well-being. Find relief that can help you return to everyday activities as quickly as possible without relying heavily on medications.

Comprehensive Pain Services

Whether your pain results from injury, illness, trauma, nerve damage, migraine, arthritis or other health conditions and their treatments, or if you’re recovering from surgery, make Avera your choice for pain management services.

At Avera, you gain access to a collaborative team of medical specialists from many fields—including therapy and rehabilitation, orthopedics, surgery, integrative medicine and brain and spine care. You’ll receive a thorough assessment and a pain management plan tailored to your specific situation, starting with the least invasive methods first. Your program of noninvasive treatments may incorporate:

  • Exercise
  • Lifestyle changes
  • Physical therapy
  • Psychological care

Interventional Procedures for Pain Management

When you live with hard-to-treat or persistent pain, rely on the interventional pain specialists at Avera to help you return to the life you love. You and your doctor will work together to select from treatment options such as:

Pain Management During & After Surgery

Every surgical procedure with a hospital stay at Avera receives pain management support from a team of medical professionals that includes surgeons, anesthesiologists, pharmacists and nursing staff. Whether you need general anesthesia, an epidural or spinal (regional) anesthetic or IV sedation, trust your Avera team to find the most appropriate pain management approach for you.

During your time with us, call on your care team to help manage your pain as you rest, recover, and get up and around as quickly as possible—all while limiting effects of too much or too little pain medication. Learn more about Avera’s approach to pain management after surgery.

Palliative Care

Designed to help you live comfortably and provide the best possible quality of life, palliative care addresses the needs of the whole person with a focus on pain and symptom management. Palliative care also provides social, spiritual, psychological and emotional support for you and your caregiver network.

Learn more about how you may benefit from palliative care services at Avera if you’re coping with a serious health condition, whether or not you’re still receiving treatment.

Moving Health Forward

Avera is a health ministry rooted in the Gospel. Our mission is to make a positive impact in the lives and health of persons and communities by providing quality services guided by Christian values.

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