Mercy Clinic Pain Management - E. Seminole

Doctor's Office
1229 E. Seminole Street, Suite 320
Springfield, MO 65804

Phone: (417) 820-2064
Fax: (417) 820-8716
Monday-Friday: 7 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Why do I still have pain? Is it going to get better, or worse? Is there anything that will help my pain management? When living with chronic pain, it’s easy to get discouraged. 

Good news: There are proven strategies and technologies for dealing with pain. At the Mercy Pain Management - E. Seminole in Springfield, MO, we know how to help. Since 1997, our experienced team of medical specialists has successfully treated patients by helping them learn how pain changes their brain, body and life. 

If you are living with chronic pain, call us. We offer you pain management expertise, therapies and technologies that can greatly improve your quality of life.

Mercy Headache Management has providers specially trained in the diagnosis and treatment of difficult to treat headaches. At your initial visit, we will assess your history of headaches and design an individualized plan of care just for you.

Additional conditions we treat: 

  • Gastro-Intestinal Conditions 
  • Health Psychology for Medical Conditions (Chronic Pain, Fibromyalgia) 
  • Mental Performance Assessment for ADHD

Multi-Disciplinary Pain Program

Multidisciplinary care is considered best practice for chronic pain management.  Our team of health psychologists and nurses are specially trained to help manage health challenges.  Our comprehensive approach is designed to reduce suffering, facilitate coping, and improve outcomes.  We use up to date neuroscience clinical research to apply effective methods that help you regain control of your life.

At Mercy Clinic Pain Management, we provide state of the art, safe and science-based treatments that support physical treatments. Research has shown medical problems and functional limitation outcomes are improved using psychological approaches to suffering and pain.  Some medical problems are conducive to psychological treatment.  Patients report reduced pain as a result of treatment for depression and PTSD. 

We begin with an evaluation to determine the best treatment plan. Following this initial analysis, we will recommend a treatment plan customized to meet your needs. 


  • Behavioral medicine evaluation – helps your health care team understand the important factors and coping difficulties that influence suffering and impact quality of life.
  • Pre-surgical psychological evaluation – helps your health care team estimate surgical prognosis based upon scientific information.  Psychosocial factors can lead to changes in your body’s healing, immune functions, and pain. Pre-surgical treatment can greatly improve surgical prognosis.


  • Alpha-Stimulation
  • Biofeedback
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for pain, mood related factors and insomnia
  • Neurofeedback using brain mapping and other advanced methods of assessment
  • Psychotherapy
  • Relaxation response therapy
  • Stress Management/Relaxation Response Therapy 
  • Supportive Treatment for Cancer
  • Trauma treatment including eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) 


  • To deal with the cause of the pain
  • When possible, reduce the need for pain medications
  • To change the patient’s perception of pain
  • To improve daily function despite pain

Psychology and Pain Management

Hear how Dr. John Kreymer teaches patients to control their body and nervous system to get better control of their pain.

Meet Our Team