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Improving Your Quality Of Life

Pain Management

Cost-Effective. Quality Care. Optimal Clinical Outcomes.

Acute & Chronic Pain Management Services

For those who suffer with acute, chronic, or neuropathic pain, the debilitating effects permeate every aspect of daily life. Our multidisciplinary team is committed to quality of life improvement by providing safe and effective treatment options for pain. We believe that the goal of a successful pain management program is the central idea that “one size” does not fit all; we evaluate each case and provide the options that best suit your individual needs.

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Chronic Pain Services & Treatments

Epidural

Epidural and nerve block injections used to decrease pain and inflammation.

KYPHOPLASTY

Kyphoplasty is a minimally invasive procedure used to treat painful compression fractures in the spine. It is often used to treat osteoporosis patients.

Occipital Nerve Block

Occipital nerve block, a type of pain block that involves injecting an anesthetic in the area around the occipital nerves. These nerves, which are located in the back of the head, are often involved in migraine and other headaches.

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More Treatment Options Provided at Our Center:

Treatments labeled "TN" can be used to treat Trigeminal Neuralgia (Facial/ Dental Pain)

  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy
  • Balloon Compression (TN)
  • Cervical Laminectomy
  • Drug Therapy (TN)
    • Anticonvulsants
    • Corticosteroids
  • Glycerol Injection/ Rhizotomy (TN)
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Stereotactic glycerol
  • Radiofrequency Ablation "Rhizotomy"
  • Microvascular Decompression (MVD) (TN)
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusions
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
    • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery (TN)
    • Zap-X Radiosurgery
  • Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Nerve Block

Facial (Dental) Pain - Trigeminal Neuralgia


The Miami Neuroscience Center at Larkin specializes in the treatment of Trigeminal Neuralgia (TN), a physically and mentally devastating disease resulting in intense pain that is usually felt on one side of the face or jaw. It is often called the suicide disease because it causes extreme pain, which is described as being hit repeatedly with a hot poker or an electric shock. Only affecting 0.0344% of the U.S. population (around 112,556 people a year) it is commonly misdiagnosed as a psychological or dental problem.

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Trigeminal Neuralgia Causes

Occurs when the trigeminal nerve, which is the largest cranial nerve responsible for sensory and motor functions in the face, is compressed and becomes inflamed. It can be triggered by something as simple as touching your face, eating, or brushing your teeth. Time be­tween episodes can vary from seconds to hours or there can be days or months between attacks. Over time, attacks often become more severe. Patients with TN often experience depression because these chronic pain episodes make every day activities impossible. While TN can affect people of any age, it tends to occur in older people with women more likely to be afflicted than men. 

Trigeminal Neuralgia Treatment

There are several treatment options for Trigeminal Neuralgia depending on a variety of factors such as your physical health and previous treatments outcomes. It is our mission to treat your condition cost-effectively while providing high quality care and optimal clinical outcomes. Explore all of our treatment options or call us today to learn more about treating your pain. If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with TN, there is help.

Medical Therapy

Glycerol Injection (Rhizotomy)

Microvascular Decompression

Balloon Compression

Radiofrequency Lesioning (RFL)

Gamma Knife Radiosurgery

To see if you are candidate for our pain management program please call us at 786.871.6856 or schedule a consultation today!