With providing pain management service for outpatients since 1998, FAHZU established the Department of Pain Management with inpatient wards in 2014. As the Demonstration Base of Standardized Diagnosis & Treatment in Refractory Pain in China, our department is equipped with cutting-edge medical techniques and devices for pain management, including shockwave therapy machines, radio frequency generators, ozone therapy machines, ultrasound devices and high-power laser therapy machines. Integrating healthcare, teaching & training and clinical research, our department is one of the most advanced departments of pain management in Zhejiang Province.
The medical team of our department is consisted of 10 pain physicians and 20 nurses, led by Zhiying Feng. Zhiying Feng, the Director of the FAHZU Department of Pain Management, one of the academic leaders in the development of pain medicine in Zhejiang Provicine. She has also served as a member of Chinese Association for the Study of Pain, member of the Chinese Association of Pain Physicians and the vice manager of Neuropathic Pain Group , member of the Shockwave Medical Professional Committee of the Chinese Research Hospital Association, the vice chairman of the Chinese Medical Women’s Association and the manager of Pelvic Pain Group and, and the vice chairman of the Zhejiang Association for the Study Pain.
Treatments and Services
Our department offers expertise in prevention, diagnosis and treatment in various kinds of acute and chronic pain diseases, especially in neuralgia such as trigeminal neuralgia and postherpetic neuralgia, cancer pain, headaches, postsurgical pain, perineal pain, low back pain, neck pain, joint pain, systemic pain and chronic refractory pain. Our clinical practice has been guided by advanced pain management principles including assessment-based precision medicine and multimodal pain management centered on minimally invasive intervention.
Our team has been dedicated to develop various innovative techniques for pain management, including non-invasive extracorporeal shockwave therapy for musculoskeletal pain, ultrasound-guided myofascial release technique, image-guided radiofrequency nerve ablation, intrathecal drug delivery system (IDDS), platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injection, radiofrequency ablation and balloon compression for trigeminal neuralgia, plasma radiofrequency ablation for spinal disc herniation and percutaneous endoscopic lumbar discectomy.
Research & Innovation
Pioneering scientific research of pain medicine in Zhejiang Province, in the past 5 years, our team has launched a number of national and provincial research projects, published over 50 papers, edited 5 treatises as chief-in-editor or associate editor, obtained 4 patents and participated in compiling 8 national expert consensuses or guidelines of pain managem ent.
Education & Training
We founded the Pain Medicine Specialty Association of FAHZU to organize weekly online business learning, annual training, and academic salons or voluntary clinics at the primary level 8 to 10 times a year, with the aim of providing patients with standard treatment and enhancing diagnosis & treatment skills of pain physicians working for primary hospitals throughout Zhejiang Province.