SPOONER, Wis. -- On April 26, 2018, Spooner Health in collaboration with Essentia Health will add pain management services to its comprehensive list of healthcare offerings. The new pain management services include epidural steroid injections, medial branch blocks, facet joint injections, sacroiliac joint injections and sympathetic nerve blocks to help minimize chronic or acute back and neck pain. 

Dr. Mark Seidelmann of Essentia Health will begin seeing patients as a visiting specialist to Spooner Health. Patients who are interested in seeing Dr. Seidelmann for pain management services should talk to their primary care doctor for a referral. Dr. Mark Seidelmann received his medical degree from the University of Minnesota Medical School in Minneapolis, Minn. He completed his residency at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minn. in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Seidelmann is board certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine. He has been employed with Essentia Health since 1999. 

Mike Schafer, CEO of Spooner Health, says “We are very excited to have Dr. Seidelmann and his pain management expertise as a visiting specialist here at Spooner Health. Our staff have trained with Essentia Health employees to be ready to deliver high quality pain management services. This is a much-needed addition to our community.”

Spooner Health 

Spooner Health is a 25-bed critical access hospital with a wide range of services from emergency and inpatient care to outpatient therapy, surgery and diagnostic imaging. Spooner Health is dedicated to providing high quality healthcare with excellent service. 

Essentia Health
Essentia Health is an integrated health system serving patients in Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Dakota and Idaho. Our physicians, advanced practitioners and employees serve our patients and communities through the mission of being called to make a healthy difference in people’s lives.  



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