Relief for acute and chronic pain
Of the 50 million Americans who live with chronic pain, 20 million have high-impact pain that significantly interferes with everyday life. For people experiencing acute and chronic pain, a successful pain management plan can have an enormous impact on quality of life.
Southeastern New Mexico Pain Management Clinic at Artesia General Hospital is dedicated to the highest caliber of care. Led by an interventional pain specialist, Casey Dellabarca, MD, our multidisciplinary team works together to develop a personalized treatment plan that gives you a better quality of life.
Dr. Dellabarca uses the most advanced procedures—including blocks, radiofrequency ablation, epidural and steroid injections—along with physical and occupational therapy to improve your pain. The team works closely with your primary care provider to help you stay as healthy and active as possible.
We do not prescribe, distribute or otherwise manage opioids or narcotics as part of our care. A referral from your primary care physician is required.
Common Conditions Treated
- Back and Neck Pain
- Complex Regional Pain Syndrome — Pain, oversensitivity and swelling of a limb due to nerve damage after an injury
- Fibromyalgia — Unexplained tenderness, pain and sensitivity throughout the body
- Herniated Discs — Slipped cushion between bones in your spinal column
- Myofascial Pain — Sore, achy muscles or soft tissues
- Neuropathy — Nerve damage due to medical conditions such as diabetes
- Radiculopathy — Pain due to nerve compression or inflammation
- Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction — Pain in the legs and lower back due to pelvic joint problems
- Sciatica — Pain that radiates from your lower back through your leg or foot
- Spasticity — Muscle tightness or stiffness that may result from a neurological condition
- Spinal Cord Stenosis — Narrowed spinal canal that puts pressure on nerves
Common Treatments Offered
- Blocks and Steroid Injections
- Epidural Injections
- Radiofrequency Ablation