Platelet Rich Plasma

Opioids are a common prescription for pain management, but Integrated Pain Consultants know medication management is just one option for pain relief. As the country is in the middle of an opioid epidemic, we’re learning more about the potential side effects of using opioids as treatment. A recent study by the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) “The Impact of Opioid...

Many people consider “arthritis” a single issue, but there are more than 100 types of arthritis and “like diseases.” Integrated Pain Consultants helps all types of arthritis sufferers with pain management and relief. Still, just a few types of arthritis are the most common. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that over 30 percent of adults with...

A cancer diagnosis can be overwhelming and stressful. However, many patients don’t think about cancer-related pain until it’s a reality. At Integrated Pain Consultants, pain management for cancer is a specialty with conservative and alternative treatments at the forefront. Depending on the type of cancer, a variety of pains may be experienced. For example, bone cancer is linked to spinal...

At Integrated Pain Consultants, many patients arrive and say, "I have neuropathy" - but nobody has clearly explained what this means and what treatment options are available. What Exactly is Neuropathy? As the name suggests, neuropathy impacts the nervous system, and humans' nervous system is divided into the central and peripheral systems. The job of the peripheral nervous system is to send...

Integrated Pain Consultants prioritize customer comfort and safety, which is why opioids for pain management are reserved for very specific and often short-term cases. What Are Opioids Opioids are a natural substance (unlike opiates which are a synthetic man-made drug) derived from poppy plants. However, not all-natural substances are necessarily safe. Some of the most highly addictive substances are also natural, such...

At Integrated Pain Consultants, there are many alternatives to medications for fast healing, including platelet-rich plasma injections. Also known as PRP, it’s been touted by athletes like Rafael Nadal and Tiger Woods as an all-natural wonder approach for everything from chronic tendon issues to sprained knees. In the past, these types of injuries were treated with surgery and medications—both potentially dangerous....

Joint injections are a common procedure at Integrated Pain Consultants and an alternative to pain medications like opioids which can be addictive. As the country is in the middle of an opioid epidemic, it’s important to seek out alternatives that are effective, fast, and don’t have serious risks such as dependency. Joint injections reduce inflammation and irritation in the joints...

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...

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...

Knee Pain is a common problem, and because it is so prevalent there are a plethora of options available such as Joint Injections, Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA), Platelet-rich Plasma (PRP) Injections, Orthovisc, and Stem Cell Therapy. Knee Osteoarthritis (OA) can affect your every move: walking, climbing stairs, even sitting or lying down. Surgery can help bring relief, but doctors almost always advise...