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The Pain Management Institute

The Pain Management Institute offers a multidisciplinary patient centered approach to the treatment of chronic pain, including surgical and non-surgical pain solutions such as: including physical therapy, cognitive therapy, medications and injections.

Pain Management is dedicated to helping those with chronic pain improve their quality of life by controlling their pain. Adequate pain control is important to an individual's physical and mental health. Untreated pain can cause lost sleep, depression, anxiety, irritability, lost productivity and the inability to do things they once enjoyed. Pain decreases the body's ability to fight disease and can prevent an individual from participating fully in his or her own care.

Conditions Treated

Just as there is no single source of pain, there is no single treatment that works for everything. The conditions listed below represent only a handful of the most commonly treated forms of pain treated at the Pain Management Institute. If you have pain of any kind that is impacting other aspects of your life, it is worthy of examination. The Pain Management Institute treats a number of different conditions including, but not limited to:

Low Back Pain

Lumbar Radiculopathy
Post-Operative Back Pain
Degenerative Disc Disease
Sacroiliac and Facet Joint Disease
Vertebral Body Compression Fractures

Neuropathic Pain

Peripheral Neuralgia
Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy
Post-Herpetic Neuralgia (Shingles)
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD/CRPS)

Cancer Pain


Contact Information

Robert McMyne, M.D.

4320 Houma Blvd.
EJ North 5th Floor
Metairie, LA 70006
Phone: (504) 454-4109
Fax: (504) 454-4103

The Pain Management Institute at East Jefferson General Hospital is located on the 5th floor of EJ North (4320 Houma Blvd).

Patients can park in the EJ North Garage and take the parking elevator to the 1st floor of the building. Then switch to the building elevator and go to the 5th floor. Once there you will find the Pain Management reception desk.

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