Pain Medicine Available Services

  • Pain management consultation services for both  hospitalized patients and outpatients
  • Treatments for acute pain, peri-operative pain and chronic pain
  • Treatment of any companion animal species including avian and exotic patients
  • In cooperation with the Anesthesiology service, anesthesia/analgesia for high risk patients
  • Analgesia and mobility consultations for surgical patients (i.e. those having dental surgery or orthopedic surgery)
  • Specialized diagnostic services to help uncover difficult-to-diagnose pain, like myofascial pain, organ pain and neuropathic (nerve origin) pain.
  • Consultation with other Angell specialists as needed on a case-by-case basis
  • Multiple modalities of treatments including newer drug  therapies, nerve blocks and regional analgesia, myofascial treatments and acupuncture
  • Palliative and hospice care and end of life decision making
  • Follow-up of cases using scoring systems, photography and video to help document progress
  • Limited acupuncture services for non-pain related problems such as neurological problems, nausea, poor appetite, constipation, or other medical conditions inadequately treated with conventional medical therapy
  • Continuing education for veterinarians and consultation service for veterinary hospitals