Persistent, chronic and even acute pain, if left untreated, can control almost every aspect of your life. Day to day tasks, work, recreation and emotional health are gravely affected for those who suffer from pain. If you are experiencing pain and traditional pain management techniques have not been effective, you may benefit from Riverside's state-of-the-art pain management and rehabilitation program where we are dedicated to helping you take back control.
Areas of Expertise
Extensive, innovative and personalized care is what you deserve and can expect at the Center. Our areas of expertise include, but are not limited to, treatment for:
- Back and neck pain
- Shoulder pain
- Knee pain
- Reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome/complex regional pain syndrome
- Work-related injuries
- Motor vehicle and other accidents
Services We Provide
Pain Management and Rehabilitation services are offered on both an outpatient and inpatient basis. We offer a variety of innovative interventional treatment options designed specifically for you to meet your pain-control needs. Services we provide include:
- Epidural steroid injections/Interlaminar and transforaminal
- Sacroiliac joint injections
- Hip injections
- Knee injections
- Trigger point injections
- Shoulder injections
- Nerve blocks - including occipital
- Facet blocks
- Radiofrequency ablation
- Bursa injection
Stephen P. Long, MD
Dr. Long earned his medical degree at Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine where he also completed residency training in anesthesiology. Dr. Long went on to complete a Fellowship in Chronic Pain Management, also at MCV. He served as Medical Director for the Center for Pain Relief in Richmond and most recently joins us from Commonwealth Pain Specialists, also in Richmond. Dr. Long is a Diplomat of both American Board of Anesthesiology and the American Academy of Pain Management as well as the American Board of Anesthesiology Added Qualifications in Pain Management.
John Michael Barsanti, MD
Dr. Barsanti earned his medical degree at Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine where he also completed residency training in anesthesiology.Dr. Barsanti also completed a Fellowship in Chronic Pain management at MCV. He served as Medical Director for the Center for Pain Relief in Richmond and most recently joins us from Commonwealth Pain Specialists, also in Richmond.Dr. Barsanti is board-certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology with a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Pain Management.
Riverside Physical Therapy
Our registered physical therapists help you regain physical functionality and self-manage your condition.
Physical therapy services:
- post-operative rehabilitation
- manual therapy
- myofascial therapy
- worker's compensation
- neck and back pain
- SI joint & pelvic asymmetry
- spinal traction (decompression)
- wellness and injury prevention
Speech-language therapy services:
- dysathria, aphasia, apraxia
- swallow deficits
- augmentative communication
- cognitive therapy
Riverside Pain Management Specialists is located at 300 Mt. Clement Park. This 30,000 square foot building offers a clean state-of-the-art environment conveniently located for our community members. The building houses the latest physical therapy equipment, is spacious and allows for optimal patient privacy.
For your first visit, you will need:
- Any diagnostic study reports or results.
- A referral from your primary care physician.
- You will be asked to complete a medic al history.
- We accept most major insurances.