Pediatric Pain Management Clinic

Our Philosophy

The UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Pain Management Team is dedicated to providing the highest standards of care to children’ and young adults with chronic pain. Our multidisciplinary team provides holistic and comprehensive service to restore daily function and wellness.

Your First Visit

Our team consists of a board-certified pain medicine anesthesiologist, physician assistant, psychologist, physical therapist, RN, and Social worker. New patient appointments last 2 – 2 ½ hours, the first visit includes assessments by each member of the team. After each team member has the opportunity to meet you, the team will meet to discuss and develop a plan of care that is specific to meet your needs.

Follow-up visits are approximately 30 minutes, but may vary according to your treatment plan. Virtual visits are available for follow up care, we do require at least 1 in person visit every 6 months.

We may also refer you for a follow up with our PM&R pain physiatrist, Dr. Garcia, she is not a part of our initial evaluations.

Conditions We Treat

  • AV malformations
  • Amputation/Phantom Pain
  • AMPS
  • Back pain
  • Brachial plexus injury
  • CRPS
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Functional abdominal pain
  • Headaches
  • Juvenile arthritis
  • Musculoskeletal pain
  • Neck pain
  • Post-traumatic persistent pain
  • Sickle cell disease

Treatments may include:

  • Medications
  • Physical Therapy
  • Pain Psychology
  • Coping strategies
  • Biofeedback
  • Relaxation and breathing techniques
  • Acupuncture
  • Trigger point injections
  • Nerve blocks

To contact the Pediatric Pain Management Team, please call 412-692-8700 to make an appointment select option # 1, to leave a message for the nurse select opt # 2.

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