Clinic for Comprehensive Pain Management

At the Clinic for Comprehensive Pain Management, we treat painful diseases and conditions by reducing or alleviating pain in the safest manner possible with a focus on non-opioid treatments.

We provide expert pain management services for the prevention, evaluation, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of painful diseases and conditions. We work closely with other specialists within the University of Minnesota Health system to coordinate care and develop the best and safest possible plan for managing pain. Our Clinic for Comprehensive Pain Management includes anesthesiologists, physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians (PM&R), psychologists, pharmacists, physical therapists, acupuncturists and nurse practitioners who have expertise in pain management. We reduce or alleviate pain in the safest manner possible with a focus on non-opioid treatments such as medications, interventional procedures and/or pain-control devices to enable you to fully engage in atraumatic exercise. These treatments, combined with neurobehavioral counseling, serve as the foundation of successful chronic pain management. 

We provide specialty care for (but not limited to):

  • Arthritis and other joint pain
  • Spine disease, back pain and chronic neck pain
  • Interventional approaches to cancer pain or pain due to serious medical conditions
  • Chronic abdominal or pelvic pain
  • Complex regional pain syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia, musculoskeletal and myofascial pain
  • Headache
  • Neuropathic pain including diabetic neuropathy, shingles related neuralgia
  • Ongoing pain and disability due to injury
  • Pain of unknown etiology
  • Persistent pain after surgery
  • Persistent pain that does not respond to usual medical therapies

We provide exceptional care based on leading academic research and will work with you from diagnosis to treatment to follow-up to ensure you receive the best possible treatment for your pain.

Contact the Clinic for Comprehensive Pain Management

Clinics and Surgery Center
909 Fulton St Se Floor 4
Minneapolis, MN 55455


 Headshot of Dr. Clarence Shannon IV

Clarence Shannon IV, MD
Executive Medical Director, Pain Management 


 Dr. Ratan Banik

 Ratan Banik, MD   

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