The Pain Medicine Institute at Rambam Health Care Campus is a multidisciplinary one, utilizing a biopsychosocial approach to patients suffering from chronic pain. The institute offers a wide range of pharmaceutical, interventional, physical, psychological, and complementary treatments shown to be effective in reducing pain and alleviating suffering. To achieve optimal efficiency, treatments are combined and integrated from a number of different fields. The institute also specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of complex pain problems that have proven intractable and are unresolved over time.
To achieve pain relief and control, the institute employs advanced technologies including Ultrasound and CT guided injections, implantation of electrodes to stimulate the spinal cord or peripheral nerves, and radio-frequency wave treatments to cauterize nerves, as well as other modalities.