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Pain Management

For people living with chronic pain, daily life can be a challenge

The Pain Center

Even more challenging is finding a specialist who offers pain management services. Aspen Valley Hospital offers a comprehensive program designed to serve the pain management needs of residents of the valley and outlying regions.

Using a multidisciplinary approach, The Pain Center cares for a variety of chronic pain patients, including those suffering from lower back pain, neuropathies, reflex sympathetic dystrophy, migraines and sports-related injuries. The center also benefits cancer and hospice patients.

The Pain Center integrates a team of professionals, including primary care physicians, mental health workers, physical therapists, and other complementary providers. Together, the team utilizes a variety of approaches to pain management.

“This comprehensive approach to treatment is important because it increases the chances of a patient’s improvement,” says Giora Hahn, MD, Director of The Pain Center. “There is simply no one way of dealing with pain. Our team of experts works closely with patients to find the most effective techniques in each individual case. Our ultimate goal is to lessen, or if possible, cure the pain and help to improve our patient’s quality of life.”

Location:

Aspen Valley Hospital

0401 Castle Creek Road
Aspen, CO 81611

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Pain Management Clinic
Phone: (970) 544-1146
Fax: (970) 544-7687
Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm

Dr. Giora Hahn
Mondays 8:30am - 5:00pm
Wednesdays 8:30am - 12:00pm

Dr. Dustin Anderson
Tuesdays and Thursdays 8:30am - 5:00pm
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The Pain Center

Our Services

Chronic Pain treatments:

  • Fluoroscopically-guided injections
  • Intradiscal electrothermal therapy (IDET)
  • Peripheral nerve stimulation (PSTIM)
  • Radio frequency
  • Discograms are often used to pinpoint the location to be treated.

Complementary methods of treatment:

  • Acupuncture
  • Biofeedback
  • Hypnosis
  • Meditation
  • Guided imagery—can be used in conjunction with conventional treatments

Physiatry

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Suffering from an acute injury or living with chronic illness can affect the way you move and communicate. Aspen Valley Hospital offers physiatry, a multidisciplinary approach for diagnosing and treating pain associated with injury, illness or a disabling condition. Physiatry addresses function of the whole patient, maximizing independence and mobility with the goal of returning patients to their everyday lives.

Dr. Dustin Anderson is a board-certified physiatrist, and through his extensive training and expertise, works with patients to alleviate an array of issues and restore quality of life using non-surgical methods.

Physiatry Services

Current Procedures
  • All standard fluoroscopically-guided spine procedures (epidurals, medial branches, radiofrequency ablation, facet injections)
  • Ultrasound-guided injections of major joints and bursa, we  routinely perform injections around the median nerve
  • Electromyography (EMG) –  radiculopathy and nerve entrapment
  • Caudal epidural steroid injection
  • Cervical interlaminar epidural steroid injection (generally C7-T1)
  • Cervical transforaminal epidural steroid injection
  • Cervical facet injections
  • Cervical medial branch blocks
  • Cervical radiofrequency ablation (i.e. rhizotomy)
  • Greater & Lesser occipital nerve blocks
  • Intra-articular hip injections under fluoroscopy or ultrasound
  • Knee injections – blind or using ultrasound
  • Lumbar interlaminar epidural steroid injection
  • Lumbar transforaminal epidural steroid injection
  • Lumbar facet injection
  • Lumbar medial branch block
  • Lumbar radiofrequency ablation
  • Cervical selective nerve root blocks
  • Lumbar selective nerve root blocks
  • Subacromial injections using ultrasound
  • Acromioclavicular injections using ultrasound
  • Glenohumeral injections using ultrasound
  • Long head of the biceps tendon sheath injection using ultrasound
  • Sacroiliac joint injections
  • Sacroiliac medial branch blocks (L5, S1, S2, S3)
  • Sacroiliac radiofrequency ablation
  • Thoracic interlaminar epidural steroid injections
  • Thoracic transforaminal epidural steroid injections
  • Thoracic medial branch blocks
  • Thoracic radiofrequency ablation
  • Trigger point injections for myofascial pain
  • Various ultrasound guided injections (lateral epicondylitis, carpal tunnel, greater trochanteric bursa, pes anserine bursa, retrocalcaneal bursa, etc)
  • Shoulder barbotage under ultrasound (for calcific tendonitis)
  • Electromyography & Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Botox – intramuscular injections
  • General: Viscosupplementation, steroid, PRP, stem cell

Our Pain Experts