Pain Management Pleasant Hills Pennsylvania

Our expert Pain and Spine Specialists team in Pleasant Hills, Pennsylvania offers comprehensive pain management services, utilizing the latest minimally invasive techniques to identify the root cause of your pain and create effective treatment plans tailored to your needs. 


850 Clairton Blvd
Pittsburgh, PA 15236
Phone: (412) 532-1209
Fax: (724) 603-3561


Monday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Pain Management In Pittsburgh PA

With over ten years of experience in patient-focused care, we are dedicated to providing a supportive and empathetic environment for everyone we serve. Trust us to be your partner on your journey to better pain management and an improved quality of life.

How To Find Our Pain Management Center

Finding our Pleasant Hills office couldn't be easier. Our Pleasant Hills office is conveniently located right off Clairton Boulevard in Pleasant Hills, Pennsylvania. Turn on Plaza Drive and proceed up the hill, where our office will be on your left. If you have any questions about our pain management Pleasant Hills Pennsylvania office or any of our pain management locations in Pennsylvania, call our Pain and Spine Specialists team at (412) 532-1209, or you can access our contact form.

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Our Comprehensive Pain Management Services

At Pain and Spine Specialists, we believe in providing comprehensive care that addresses all aspects of your well-being. Comprehensive care goes beyond just treating the symptoms; it involves a thorough understanding of your unique needs and tailor a treatment plan that encompasses physical, emotional, and mental health.

Our approach involves integrating a range of services, including advanced medical interventions, alternative therapies, pain recovery programs, and mental health support. By adopting this holistic approach, we strive to improve your quality of life and empower you to manage your pain effectively. We are committed to being with you every step of the way, offering guidance, support, and expertise to ensure you receive the comprehensive care you deserve.

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Treatments We Offer At Pain and Spine Of Pennsylvania

Once our team has developed your unique treatment plan, the healing process can begin.


One of the most common forms of treatment that our Pain and Spine Specialists team administers is injections. Injections serve as an effective method of pain management for several reasons, providing targeted relief that can significantly improve your range of motion.

Some of the many injection therapies at Pain and Spine Specialists include:

  • Epidural Steroid Injections: Epidural steroid injections deliver anti-inflammatory medication directly to the area around the spinal nerves, reducing inflammation and providing relief from conditions such as herniated discs or spinal stenosis.
  • Facet Joint Injections: By targeting the small joints located along the spine, facet joint injections aim to reduce pain stemming from arthritis, injury, or mechanical stress, offering localized pain relief and improved mobility.
  • Trigger Point Injections: Trigger point injections target specific areas of muscle pain, often related to myofascial pain syndrome, by delivering medication directly into the trigger points, helping to alleviate muscle tension and discomfort.
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injections: Sacroiliac joint injections target the sacroiliac joint, a common source of lower back and leg pain. By delivering a combination of anesthetic and anti-inflammatory medication directly to the joint, these injections can provide both diagnostic information and therapeutic relief.
  • Radiofrequency Ablation: Radiofrequency ablation is a procedure that uses heat generated by radio waves to target specific nerves that are causing pain. By disrupting the nerve's ability to transmit pain signals, radiofrequency ablation offers long-lasting relief for conditions such as chronic back or neck pain.
  • Botox Injections: While commonly known for cosmetic purposes, Botox injections can also be used to manage pain by targeting muscle spasticity and tension. By blocking the release of certain chemicals involved in pain transmission, Botox injections can effectively alleviate discomfort associated with conditions such as migraines or muscle spasms.

Each of these injections is administered with the goal of precisely targeting the source of your pain, providing focused relief that can enhance your overall well-being and function.

Medication Management

In addition to injections, our team of medical experts also provides medication management programs. Medication management programs play a pivotal role in helping individuals like yourself effectively manage their pain. These programs are designed to provide personalized guidance and support, ensuring that you receive the most suitable medications tailored to your specific needs.

By working closely with healthcare professionals, you can access comprehensive education on medication usage, potential side effects, and strategies for optimizing the effectiveness of your treatment plan. Through ongoing monitoring and adjustments, medication management programs strive to empower you to take an active role in your pain management.

Minimally Invasive Advanced Procedures

Minimally invasive advanced procedures are at the forefront of pain management at Pain and Spine Specialists, offering innovative solutions to ease your discomfort. These cutting-edge techniques aim to address various conditions with precision and minimal impact, promoting faster recovery and reduced discomfort.

Some of the advanced procedures offered are:

  • Sacroiliac Joint Fusion: A sacroiliac joint fusion procedure targets the sacroiliac joint, providing stabilization and relief from lower back and leg pain, thereby enhancing mobility and overall comfort.
  • The Aurora ZIP Procedure: Utilizing a zipper-like device, the Aurora ZIP technique secures vertebrae together, effectively alleviating pain and promoting spinal stability, offering a path to enhanced well-being and function.
  • The Minuteman Procedure: The Minuteman Procedure is an innovative approach that offers a minimally invasive solution for addressing spinal disc herniation, aiming to reduce pain and restore optimal spinal function with minimal disruption.
  • Minimally Invasive Lumbar Decompression (MILD): With a focus on preserving healthy tissue, the MILD procedure aims to relieve pressure on spinal nerves, reducing discomfort associated with spinal stenosis and enhancing overall comfort and mobility.
  • Vertiflex Treatment: Using an indirect decompression device, the Vertiflex treatment is a minimally invasive procedure that stops the spinal canal from narrowing further, providing relief from conditions such as lumbar spinal stenosis, ultimately improving your overall well-being.

These advanced procedures exemplify the commitment of Pain and Spine Specialists of PA to providing state-of-the-art, patient-centered care aimed at elevating your comfort and functionality while minimizing the impact of treatment.

Alternative Therapies and Mental Health Support

Our Pain and Spine Specialists team understands that addressing chronic pain often involves a holistic approach, encompassing both physical and mental well-being. Through our comprehensive pain recovery programs, we offer personalized treatment plans tailored to your unique needs, integrating alternative therapies to support mental health and illness recovery. These programs may include innovative approaches such as acupuncture, biofeedback, therapeutic touch, and nutritional guidance.

By recognizing the interconnected nature of physical pain and mental health, these tailored programs aim to provide effective and personalized therapies, ultimately promoting overall well-being. Our commitment to a patient-centered, holistic approach ensures that you receive the care and support necessary for comprehensive pain management and mental health recovery.

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What to Expect As A Patient

When you visit Pain and Spine Specialists of Pennsylvania, the diagnostic process begins with a comprehensive physical examination. Our experienced medical team carefully assesses your range of motion, reflexes, and any signs of discomfort or tenderness. This thorough assessment allows us to gain a comprehensive understanding of your condition, ensuring that every aspect of your pain is meticulously considered.

Your unique medical history plays a crucial role in guiding our diagnostic approach. We take the time to delve into previous injuries, surgeries, and existing health conditions, tailoring our strategy to address your specific needs with precision and care. Utilizing advanced imaging technologies such as MRI scans or CT scans, we aim to obtain detailed insights into the internal structures of your spine, allowing for an accurate assessment of any underlying issues contributing to your discomfort. In certain cases, nerve tests may be recommended to evaluate the function of your nerves and identify any potential areas of concern.

These tests play a vital role in guiding the diagnostic process toward a comprehensive understanding of your pain or discomfort, ensuring that every avenue for relief is explored.

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    A Thorough Physical Examination
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    A Comprehensive Review of Medical History
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    Advanced Imaging
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    Nerve Tests

Reclaim Your Life with Pain Management Pleasant Hills Pennsylvania

When Western Pennsylvania patients require personalized, patient-centered care for their pain management needs, our Pleasant Hills office is here to help. Our dedicated team of medical professionals at Pain and Spine Specialists is committed to delivering comprehensive and compassionate care that addresses all aspects of your well-being. If you're a Pennsylvania resident who doesn't live close to Pleasant Hills, don't worry. We have Pain and Spine Specialists locations throughout the Keystone State, with offices in Altoona, Bridgeville, Connellsville, Erie, Washington, and two locations in Greensburg.

Contact us today at ((412) 532-1209 or schedule an appointment online with our team to get started on your healing journey.

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If you would like more information about our Pittsburgh, PA location, please contact us using buttons below to speak with one of our specialists.

*We accept workers' comp and personal injury claim patients

Appointment FAQ's

Billing / Insurance Questions

We Accept All Insurances!

That includes Medicare and state Medicaid.

How Soon Can I Be Seen?

Usually within one week of the initial call.

Appointments can be schedule by phone or through our contact form here.

What To Expect During Appointments

At Pain and Spine Specialists we provide comprehensive pain care while offering the most up-to-date minimally invasive techniques. Our ethos is to treat each patient (and potential patient) as if they were a family member.

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Patient Portal / Policies

At Pain and Spine Specialists we want to provide the most efficient and pleasurable experience possible. As in all medical facilities, we have certain policies in place to ensure that you receive the time you require to address your needs as well as enhance your experience while in our care.

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Patient Reviews and Testimonials

I Love the way they all listen to you no matter what it's about. I Love how they make sure your feeling fine & how they find other ways to help you. They are a wonderful team & I am so glad I found them.

Rubin B

Dr Rao is MY Absolute Favorite Doctor! Love him! His staff at Mt Airy and in Frederick, Maryland are the best of the best. Caring, kind and very friendly. I would recommend anyone to seek out Dr Rao and his staff in a heartbeat.

Randall F

I LOVE this place. Dr B. and Dr Rao saved my life. In 2014, I could only walk about 15ft and had to use a wheelchair. It happened so quickly to me. I had extreme pain in my back, and legs. My other pain management wouldn't help at all.

Kathleen T