This unit is staffed by doctors specializing in anesthesiology and pain management, Dr. Julio Martinez and the specialists of OURENSE PAIN, Dr. Luz Canovas and Dr. Marcos Castro.

They have all the necessary technology and expertise for the treatment of acute and chronic pain.

The pain unit in many cases will NOT eliminate your pain, but they will try to make it so that your pain causes fewer problems and you can live a better, more enjoyable life.


The philosophy of the Pain Management Unit is to help you manage your pain in the most critical moments and allow you to enjoy your life again. Our doctors and experts will work with you to provide information and help with:

  • Improving your knowledge to better manage your pain.
  • Being more independent.
  • Being able to take control of your daily tasks again.
  • Improving your ability to sit, stand, walk, and improving the quality of your sleep.
  • Improving ways to overcome stress, depression, anxiety and fear.
  • Reducing or even stopping your pain medication to reduce its side effects.
  • Being able to do things that you enjoy every single day.