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Specialty Care

IU Health Pain Center

4.2 out of 5 stars (194 ratings)

When you visit IU Health Pain Center in Bloomington, you'll receive care designed for your specific needs.

Our team believes in treating you as a whole person - not just a symptom. At IU Health Pain Center, you’ll have access to a broad range of pain management services.

We focus on the treatment of reducing and managing acute and chronic pain. Our program provides an innovative and comprehensive pain management plan of care utilizing new technologies and therapies as they evolve, with the primary goal to improve overall quality of life.

At IU Health Pain Center, we are committed to being your resource for comprehensive pain management care.

Our Services

At our Bloomington location, we provide a wide range of services, including:

  • Comprehensive pain management assessment to treat chronic and acute low back pain, neck pain, sciatica, joint pain (hip, knee, shoulder), muscle pain, migraines
  • Interventional therapies
    • Epidural steroid injections (cervical, thoracic, lumbar, transforaminal, translaminar/midline)
    • Sacroiliac joint injections
    • Trigger point injections
    • Nerve blocks
    • Radio-frequency ablations
    • Spinal cord stimulators
    • Peripheral nerve stimulators
    • Basivertebral nerve ablations
    • Kyphoplasty
  • Other incorporated therapies:
    • Physical and aqua therapy
    • Massage therapy
    • Transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation
    • Acupuncture
    • Chiropractic
    • Behavioral therapy
    • Cognitive behavioral therapy

About IU Health Pain Center

At IU Health Pain Center, we are committed to being your resource for comprehensive pain management care.

Our Services

At our Bloomington location, we provide a wide range of services, including:

  • Comprehensive pain management assessment to treat chronic and acute low back pain, neck pain, sciatica, joint pain (hip, knee, shoulder), muscle pain, migraines
  • Interventional therapies
    • Epidural steroid injections (cervical, thoracic, lumbar, transforaminal, translaminar/midline)
    • Sacroiliac joint injections
    • Trigger point injections
    • Nerve blocks
    • Radio-frequency ablations
    • Spinal cord stimulators
    • Peripheral nerve stimulators
    • Basivertebral nerve ablations
    • Kyphoplasty
  • Other incorporated therapies:
    • Physical and aqua therapy
    • Massage therapy
    • Transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation
    • Acupuncture
    • Chiropractic
    • Behavioral therapy
    • Cognitive behavioral therapy

From the moment you step into our office, we want to ensure you have a seamless and comfortable experience. During a typical appointment, our care team will do the following:

  • Discuss any concerns you may have
  • Review your medical and family history
  • Check your vitals
  • Provide the necessary medical support
  • Help you navigate any specialty care

During the initial appointment, you will meet with a physician who is board certified in pain management. The provider will do an extensive review of your health history, functional assessment and evaluate your current pain. Together you will develop a specialized treatment plan. You will have routine follow-up appointments as you work through your plan of care to assess and make changes accordingly.

Insurance

IU Health accepts most insurance plans. We recommend that you verify your benefits and eligibility with your insurance company before your visit.

Preparing for Your Appointment

Prior to your appointment, please bring the following:

  • Insurance and identification card(s)
  • Bring a copy of relevant medical records
  • A list of current medications, including over-the-counter medicines and supplements

Please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled appointment to complete any outstanding paperwork.

All new patients will get a new patient packet mailed to them which includes information about the program and required paperwork they need to complete and bring to their initial appointment.

Parking

Parking is available onsite.

My IU Health Patient Portal

The My IU Health patient portal makes it easy for you to navigate to self-schedule appointments with select providers, send messages to your care team, view results and pay a bill.

About Your Visit

From the moment you step into our office, we want to ensure you have a seamless and comfortable experience. During a typical appointment, our care team will do the following:

  • Discuss any concerns you may have
  • Review your medical and family history
  • Check your vitals
  • Provide the necessary medical support
  • Help you navigate any specialty care

During the initial appointment, you will meet with a physician who is board certified in pain management. The provider will do an extensive review of your health history, functional assessment and evaluate your current pain. Together you will develop a specialized treatment plan. You will have routine follow-up appointments as you work through your plan of care to assess and make changes accordingly.

Insurance

IU Health accepts most insurance plans. We recommend that you verify your benefits and eligibility with your insurance company before your visit.

Preparing for Your Appointment

Prior to your appointment, please bring the following:

  • Insurance and identification card(s)
  • Bring a copy of relevant medical records
  • A list of current medications, including over-the-counter medicines and supplements

Please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled appointment to complete any outstanding paperwork.

All new patients will get a new patient packet mailed to them which includes information about the program and required paperwork they need to complete and bring to their initial appointment.

Parking

Parking is available onsite.

My IU Health Patient Portal

The My IU Health patient portal makes it easy for you to navigate to self-schedule appointments with select providers, send messages to your care team, view results and pay a bill.