Medication Management

When considering treatment for opioid addiction, you deserve to work with the “Top Doc” for five consecutive years, Dr. Nikesh Seth. Methadone has been the primary option since 1947 for opioid replacement therapy—until now. Although methadone has been effective, it is also an addictive opioid. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that 33 percent of drug-related deaths...

Too often, Dr. Nikesh Seth meets a new patient who was prescribed opioids for their pain. Integrated Pain Consultants specializes in alternative pain management that is safe and effective. Opioids can sometimes have their place in a treatment plan. However, the US is in the middle of an opioid epidemic, and opioids have overtaken heroin and cocaine as the leading...

Dr. Nikesh Seth encourages arthritis patients to consider an alternative, non-drug options for treating arthritis pain. Integrated Pain Consultants has a rich variety of options available and will also work with patients to design a customized treatment plan that’s safe and effective. This can sometimes include taking natural supplements, but always check with a doctor before adding any supplement (even...

At Integrated Pain Consultants, Dr. Nikesh Seth has long encouraged patients to consider a variety of alternative treatments to opioid prescription to treat pain. The U.S. is in the middle of an opioid epidemic, but there’s a silver lining. According to statistics from the Institute for Human Data Science released in May 2018, the number of prescriptions for opioids filled...

You’ve probably seen Naloxone in the headlines as the opioid epidemic continues in the United States. Integrated Pain Consultants specializes in offering opioid alternatives ranging from platelet-rich plasma injections (PRP) to kyphoplasty, but at the heart of these more conservative measures is a desire to decrease dependency on dangerous, addictive medications. This starts with education. What is Naloxone? Naloxone is carried by...

Many people accept joint pain as a part of getting older—but do you have to? At Integrated Pain Consultants, joint pain is one of the most common complaints, especially among patients who are older, athletes, or those who carry excess weight. These three conditions can certainly cause and exacerbate joint pain, but that doesn’t mean you have to accept it...

Nerve pain is often described as feeling like jolts of electricity, burning, or pinpricks. It can range wildly in severity and may be chronic (or it may be intermittent). Integrated Pain Consultants works with nerve pain (neuropathy) sufferers to design a pain management approach that’s conservative, safe, and effective. Sometimes nerve pain is related to a condition (such as diabetes,...

Many people believe opioids are the “best” pain relievers, offering the most relief in the quickest way. Integrated Pain Consultants offers a variety of options for pain management, prioritizing a conservative approach. There are many avenues for pain relief and pain management, including alternative therapies. It appears that news outlets are catching on to this fact, with PBS reporting in...

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...

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...

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