Center for Pain and Regenerative Medicine

Pain treatment for the whole person

A Multidisciplinary Approach to Pain Management

Sinai Hospital’s Pain Management team takes a comprehensive and compassionate approach to pain that treats the whole person, with advanced treatments including medicine, injections, nerve stimulation and psychology. Sinai Hospital’s faculty of expert physiatrists are pleased to offer outpatient specialty procedures for spinal and musculoskeletal pain conditions including:

  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Work-Related Injury
  • Facet Syndrome - A biomedical problem in the lower back in which the vertebrae override one another, reducing the size of the channels for nerves
  • Radiculopathy - Pain, numbness, tingling or weakness caused by a compressed nerve in the spine
  • Neuropathic/Post-Herpetic Pain - Pain originating from nerves damaged such as after a viral outbreak like shingles
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy - Pain, swelling, and vasomotor dysfunction of an extremity often the result of trauma or surgery
Man at the pain center for shoulder pain

Treatments and procedures include:

  • Intracept Procedure for chronic back pain
  • Joint Injections
  • Trigger Point Injections
  • Botox® for Involuntary Muscle Stiffness
  • Fluoroscopic-Guided Spinal Injections
  • Steroid Injections
  • Facet Blocks
  • Radio Frequency Rhizotomy - Using a highly localized heat generated with radiofrequency to deaden the degenerative nerves in the facet joints of the spine, effectively disconnecting the transmission of pain signals
  • Discogram
  • Sympathetic Blocks
  • Electromyography/Nerve Conduction Study
  • Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation - Stimulates the nerves, scrambling the pain signals sent to the brain, and encouraging the release of endorphins
  • Epidural
  • Phenol Nerve Block
  • Baclofen Pump Management

For more information concerning pain management services or to schedule an appointment, call 410-601-5597.



Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital: Helping Patients Emerge from Chronic Pain

An acute rehabilitation center within Sinai Hospital, the Rehabilitation Hospital is designed to assist patients with adaptation to the functional challenges they are experiencing. These challenges may be the result of elective surgery or unplanned traumatic occurrences, including strokes, brain injuries, orthopedic surgeries or occurrences, amputation, pulmonary, multiple traumas, chronic pain or spine conditions.

The Rehabilitation Hospital’s multidisciplinary approach begins with evaluation and the establishment of a care plan. The hospital is designed to provide medical management 24/7, and therapy is provided seven days per week, three hours per day for six days a week. This includes physical, occupational and speech therapy based on the needs of those we serve.


Admission Requirements

  • 18 years of age or older
  • The ability to participate in 3 hours of therapy per day
  • The prognosis of functional improvement
  • Needing minimum of two disciplines (therapies)
  • Financial eligibility
  • Discharge destination as appropriate to the individual

A look at a day in the rehabilitation hospital

  • Early start for evaluations and/or follow-up treatments by each discipline involved in care
  • Initiate your morning routine with the assistance of nursing and therapy
  • Dress for the day including shoes where appropriate
  • Intensive working toward functional goals for discharge
  • Scheduled three hours of therapy per day except weekends where a minimum of 3 hours across the weekend is provided
  • Medical management by PM&R physician and rehabilitation nursing
  • Pain Management
  • Family training when appropriate
  • You will be very tired at the end of the day and will need to rest in the evening and at night to prepare for the next day

Special Programs

Brain Injury and Neurorehabilitation

Physical and cognitive retraining


Physical support for new joints and fractures while improving post-surgical range of motion in the area

Function Plus!

Decrease of narcotic pain medicines while training for proper body mechanics and endurance for improved function prior to discharge. This is a split program with a leave of absence to further assess the individual’s objectives