Pain Neurology Overview

People with neuropathic pain syndromes seek evaluation and treatment with the experts in the Division of Pain Neurology. Neuropathic pain syndromes can be caused by disorders affecting the brain or spinal cord (central nervous system) and peripheral nervous system.

Conditions and symptoms

  • Central pain syndromes
  • Complex regional pain syndromes
  • Neuralgias (such as trigeminal neuralgia)
  • Postherpetic neuralgia

Nationally recognized expertise

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Ariz., is ranked highly performing for neurology and neurosurgery by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic Children's Center in Rochester is ranked the No. 1 hospital in Minnesota, and the five-state region of Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2021-2022 "Best Children's Hospitals" rankings.