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Have you tried pain medication like opioids without success, or are you worried about the potential dependency on these drugs? Have steroid injections in the back, knees, or neck been unsuccessful? You might be a good candidate for sympathetic blocks, a popular opioid alternative at Integrated Pain Consultants. Our sympathetic nerves start in the spinal cord and branch out in...

Do you have knee or joint arthritis and need fast, effective, and safe pain management but worry about the addictive risks of medications like opioids? Have you tried other conservative procedures but the pain is still unmanageable? Integrated Pain Consultants offers orthovisc/viscosupplementation injections, also known as hyaluronan injections, might be the answer you’re looking for. These injections fall under a...

Kyphoplasty is a type of outpatient surgery for patients with a spinal compression fracture, and it’s a specialty of Integrated Pain Consultants. If you’ve heard about the opioid epidemic and are wary of taking addictive prescription drugs, kyphoplasty might be an excellent alternative for you. The relatively fast procedure requires no overnight stays and can help with a variety of...

As the country’s dependency on painkillers like opioids continues to grow, Integrated Pain Consultants is committed to offering patients a variety of methods for pain management. Platelet-Rich Plasma Injections are non-invasive and use your own blood for long-term pain relief. Designed for pain in the back, neck, joints, nerves, and more, PRP is a new non-surgical option that encourages natural...

Integrated Pain Consultants prioritizes patient safety and comfort. The country is in the midst of an opioid epidemic, just upgraded to a national health emergency, and offering alternatives to addictive opioids and opiates is a priority. There are many procedures that are healthy, natural, and drug-free alternatives to opioid and opiate use. Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is an option for some...

The terms opioid and opiate are often used interchangeably, and at Integrated Pain Consultants we’re committed to ensuring patients know the difference. There is a big difference between the two, and that’s important to know given the current epidemic in the U.S. As more patients are looking for pain management thanks to injuries (sometimes chronic), living longer, diseases and more,...

Lower back pain is the most common back complaint, but the Integrated Pain Consultant specialists know that upper back pain is just as frustrating. Fortunately, there are a number of ways to treat it. What causes it, and what’s the best approach for your pain management solution? The upper back is made up of the thoracic spine. The spine itself consists...

Finding the right pain management treatment is crucial, and your Integrated Pain Consultants might recommend sympathetic blocks as part of your treatment plan—but what are they? If you haven’t enjoyed adequate pain relief with medication or steroid injection for the back, neck or knees, it might be time to try something new. Everyone has sympathetic nerves that start in the spinal...

Your team Integrated Pain Consultants considers all avenues for pain management, including PRP—also known as platelet-rich plasma injections. This relatively new therapy is non-invasive, non-surgical, and it uses your own blood to encourage long-term pain relief for back pain, nerve pain, neck pain, joint pain, and other pain-related to soft tissues. Your blood has powerful healing properties, and a reputable...

Chronic pain lasts longer than 3 – 6 months, and your team at Integrated Pain Consultants prioritize safe medication management to avoid opioid addiction. Chronic, long-term pain can be debilitating and lead to lost wages, loss of life enjoyment, and can even keep you from taking care of the basic activities of daily living. Fortunately, there are a number of...