When you are suffering from pain and need relief, we are the provider you need. Our board-certified physician, family nurse practitioner, and nurses are equipped to handle your pain and prepared to lead you on the right path towards your recovery.
You can be assured – we have a commitment to excellence when it comes to the level of care we provide
TRIGGER POINT INJECTIONS
Trigger Point Injections (TPIs) take the medication and put it in the muscles. It allievates muscle spasms and muscle pain.
SACRO ILIAC INJECTIONS
Sacroiliac joint injections help relieve pain by injecting a local anesthetic and a steroid medication into the sacroiliac joint to numb the area.
Lumbar Epidural Injections help relieve lower back and leg pain by reducing inflammation. It works by placing the medication in the epidural space close to the site of the problem. It can also help locate the source of your pain by numbing certain areas of your back.
RADIO FREQUENCY ABLATION
Radio Frequency Ablations (RFAs) help relive pain by burning the nerves in the area. Our physician specializes in lower back injections.
Facet Injetions, also called Medial Branch Blocks (MBBs), help relieve pain by injecting numbing medication to the nerves in the area. Our physician specializes in lower back injections.
SPINAL CORD STIMULATOR TRIALS
We are one of the few offices in Orange County who provide this treatment. A spinal cord stimulator helps relieve pain by generating a low level electric field to interrupt the pain signals sent to the brain. It uses tiny electrical impulses via a small electrical wire placed behind and just outside the spinal cord in the epiduralspace to stimulate the spinal cord and spinal nerves.
EMG/NCV DIAGNOSTIC TESTING
The Electromyography (EMG) test inspects the health of muscles and the nerves that control them. The Nerve conduction velocity (NCV) test measures the speed that electrical signals move through a nerve.
EMG/NCV diagnostic testing evaluates nerve disorders including Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Radiculopathies (Sciatica).
Braces can sometimes help reduce low back pain by limiting motion of the spine. Some physicians caution against use of a back brace, especially on a long term basis, as it may lead to weakening of the muscles. Short term bracing, or bracing with certain activities, may be a reasonable option for some patients.
The general idea of acupuncture is that proper flow of the body's vital energy is necessary to maintain health.
Physical therapy (PT) helps to decrease pain, increase function, and educate about ways to prevent further recurrences.
Massage therapy can provide several health benefits, including improved circulation, better range of motion, and increased endorphin levels.
NON NARCOTIC MEDICATIONS
There are many medications that can help relieve pain (i.e. Acetaminophen, NSAIDS, muscle relaxants). Any medication, including over-the-counter drugs, should be taken under a physician's care and supervision. Patients should ask their physicians and pharmacists about potential side effects of any medication.