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Pain Management Center

Pain Management Center

Fontaine Research Park

545 Ray C. Hunt Drive, 3rd Floor
Charlottesville, VA 22908

434.243.5676 ph. | 434.243.5689 fx.

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Hours of Operation

  • Monday - Friday | 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Pain Management Therapy Options

Pain Medications

  • Recommend medications for your referring doctor or primary care doctor to prescribe

Pain Psychology

  • Pain-coping skills
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy for pain
  • Self-regulation, including breathing techniques and meditation

Spinal Treatments

  • Epidural steroid injections
  • Medial branch blocks (spinal injections) and radiofrequency ablation procedure
  • Intradiscal procedures (uses electrical and radiofrequency energy to create heat to treat pain)
  • Discography
  • Radiofrequency ablation
  • Sacroiliac joint injections

Pain Blocks

  • Peripheral nerve blocks:
    • Occipital
    • Supraorbital
    • Intercostal
  • Blocks for complex regional or cancer pain:
    • Stellate ganglion blocks
    • Celiac plexus blocks
    • Lumbar sympathetic blocks
    • Ganglion impar blocks (pelvic pain)

Neuromodulation

  • Spinal cord stimulation (small electrodes are used to interrupt the transmission of pain)
  • Intrathecal pumps (used for cancer and spasticity)

The Pain Management Center helps minimize your pain and restore your quality of life by maximizing your level of function and independence.

Our team includes specially trained staff in nursing, psychology, social work, anesthesiology, pain, neurology and physical rehabilitation. All of our doctors are trained and certified in pain management.

Types of Pain Treated

  • Spinal pain
    • Low back pain
    • Neck pain
    • Herniated disks
  • Complex regional pain syndrome (RSD)
  • Head and facial pain
  • Pelvic and abdominal pain
  • Cancer pain
  • Post-surgical pain

Note: Patients should enter the building at 515 Ray C. Hunt Drive. The mailing address is 545 Ray C. Hunt Drive.

From North: Take U.S. 29, exit right onto U.S. 29/U.S. 250 West Bypass. Take the fourth exit (U.S. 29 Business/Fontaine Avenue.) At end of ramp, turn left onto Fontaine Avenue. At first traffic light, turn right into Fontaine Research Park. Make first left and then first right into parking area.

From South: Take U.S. 29 to the U.S. 29 Business exit just past the I-64 interchange. At end of ramp, turn right onto Fontaine Avenue. At first traffic light, make right into Fontaine Research Park. Make first left and then first right into parking area.

From East: Take I-64 to exit 118B (U.S. 29). Take the next exit (U.S. 29 Business.) At end of ramp, turn right onto Fontaine Avenue. At first traffic light, make right into Fontaine Research Park. Make first left and then first right into parking area.

From West: Take I-64 to exit 118B (U.S. 29). Take the next exit (U.S. 29 Business.) At end of ramp, turn right onto Fontaine Avenue. At first traffic light, make right into Fontaine Research Park. Make first left and then first right into parking area.

Doctors

Lora Baum Lora Baum

Clinical Pain Psychology

Robert Goldstein Robert Goldstein

Anesthesiology Pain Medicine

Robin Hamill-Ruth Robin Hamill-Ruth

Pain Medicine

Lynn Kohan Lynn Kohan

Anesthesiology Pain Management

Pain Management Education and Support Group

Includes guest speakers and educational topics, as well as group discussion.

Topics include:

  • Depression
  • Yoga
  • Meditation
  • Guided imagery
  • Back training
  • Nutrition
  • Therapeutic movement

Who: Open to anyone experiencing chronic pain (you don’t need to be a UVA patient)

When: 2nd and 4th Wednesdays, 9-10:30 a.m.

Where: 545 Ray C. Hunt Drive, Fontaine Research Park, 2nd floor conference room

Cost: Free

Questions? Call 434.243.5676 and ask for Helen or Mary.