Comprehensive Solutions for Cancer-Associated Chronic Pain

Our team at Napa Pain Institute recognizes the multifaceted nature of cancer pain and is dedicated to addressing each dimension with precision and compassion.

Comprehensive Solutions for Cancer-Associated Chronic Pain at Napa Pain Institute

Living with cancer is a formidable challenge, and the associated chronic pain can add an extra layer of difficulty to an already demanding journey. At Napa Pain Institute, we understand the unique complexities of cancer-related pain and are committed to providing compassionate and innovative solutions to enhance the quality of life for individuals facing this dual burden. Among our specialized interventions, our comprehensive approach to Cancer-Associated Chronic Pain stands out as a beacon of support, offering personalized relief to help individuals navigate both the physical and emotional aspects of their cancer journey.

Understanding Cancer-Associated Chronic Pain

Cancer-related chronic pain can manifest in various forms, stemming from the disease itself, its treatments, or the impact on surrounding tissues and nerves. Our team at Napa Pain Institute recognizes the multifaceted nature of cancer pain and is dedicated to addressing each dimension with precision and compassion.

Conditions Addressed with Cancer Pain Solutions

Our comprehensive solutions for cancer-related chronic pain encompass a wide range of conditions, including:
• Cancer-related Neuropathy: Addressing nerve pain associated with certain cancer treatments.
• Bone Metastases Pain: Offering relief for pain resulting from cancer spreading to the bones.
• Post-Surgical Pain: Managing persistent pain after cancer-related surgeries.
• Radiation-Induced Pain: Alleviating discomfort caused by radiation treatments.

A Team Committed to Your Journey

The mission at Napa Pain Institute is to empower individuals facing cancer to experience optimal comfort and support. Our specialists are not only experts in cancer-associated pain management but are also dedicated to providing compassionate support throughout the entire journey. We understand the unique challenges posed by cancer-related chronic pain, and our team is here to provide the personalized care needed to enhance comfort and overall well-being.

If you or someone you know is seeking innovative and personalized solutions for cancer-associated chronic pain, we invite you to explore the possibilities at Napa Pain Institute. Take the first step towards lasting relief and a renewed sense of well-being. Contact Napa Pain Institute to schedule a consultation and embark on a personalized journey to comprehensive pain solutions tailored to your individual needs.

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Dr. Johansson comes to us as a fellowship-trained and board-certified pain management specialist with nearly a decade of experience. She completed her fellowship training at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, MD where she then became the associate program director of the pain medicine fellowship and an assistant professor of military and emergency medicine. She graduated from the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine in Richmond, Virginia, was Pre-medicine at San Diego State University, and received her BSN from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Her breadth of experience comes from a full career of serving in the United States Navy where she was the recipient of multiple academic and military service awards including a Meritorious Service Medal, three Navy Commendation Medals, and numerous other individual, unit, and campaign awards. She has multiple published works and is the founding member of a military Pain Medicine Special Interest Group with the American Society of Regional Anesthesia.

In her free time, Dr. Johansson enjoys traveling, is newly married, loves dogs, and enjoys cooking and baking, as well as other creative pursuits. She has a particular interest in advanced procedural techniques for chronic pain relief and the effects of lifestyle on pain and healing. She looks forward to continuing our mission of providing our patients with the best care, every day.

Eric Grigsby, MD, MBA

CEO & Founder of Neurovations

Dr. Eric Grigsby enjoys a national reputation for excellence in the field of Pain Management. He has a background as a researcher, teacher and clinician and brings over 30 years of clinical experience to the Napa Pain Institute. Dr. Grigsby attended elementary and secondary school in his hometown of Knoxville, Tennessee, and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology and Economics from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. He formed an interest in Pain Management as a career while working at Boston Children’s Hospital in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery.

After graduating from Boston University Medical School in 1984, Dr. Grigsby trained in General Surgery, Anesthesiology, and Pain Management at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He was invited to join the Medical Staff and teach at the Mayo Medical School until moving to California in 1989. The Dean of the University of California at Davis Medical Center then invited Dr. Grigsby to establish their first Pain Management Center, where he served as Medical Director until 1992. Following his post at UC Davis, Dr. Grigsby established his private Pain Management practice in Napa, California.

Today, he and his staff of over 50 professionals consult with patients throughout Northern California and the western United States.  More recently, Dr Grigsby completed his Masters in Business Administration from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. He speaks nationally on topics such as non-operative treatment of spinal disorders, the safe use of medications for the treatment of pain, and the legal and regulatory issues relating to the proper treatment of patients with chronic illness.