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At Integrated Pain Consultants, Dr. Nikesh Seth works with a lot of professional athletes and student-athletes. It’s well-known that a single sports injury can ruin an athlete’s career or keep them benched for an entire season. One of the reasons behind these crippling injuries is obvious—if you’re playing a high-contact sport like football or hockey, you’re regularly getting pummeled in...

Bulging Disc Symptoms, Causes and Treatments Options A bulging disc is a medical condition that is exactly what it sounds like. Everyone has discs between their vertebrae that provide cushioning, otherwise bone would rub directly against another bone. Think of them as the spine’s shock absorbers. Bulging discs occur when these discs “bulge” out of their usual alignment. It could be...

The most common pain complaint Dr. Nikesh Seth hears about is back pain. That’s no surprise, since back pain is the leading cause of disabilities around the world—and it’s also the most common pain treated at Integrated Pain Consultants. However, why back pain is so prevalent is another question. The spinal cord has a lot of very important jobs. The spine,...

Dr. Nikesh Seth specializes in treating the whole person at Integrated Pain Consultants, and that includes considering the ways various demographics experience pain. Osteoarthritis, or OA, is the most common type of arthritis. It can be very painful, but a recent study shows that African Americans actually experience more severe OA pain compared to their non-Hispanic white counterparts. The research, published...

Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis, and it is a chronic condition. Integrated Pain Consultants often treats arthritis patients, many of which are interested in medication management—including opioids. The US is in the midst of an opioid epidemic as patients are being prescribed effective yet addictive medications that should only be used for short-term pain management. A recent...

Epidural injections are one of the most effective and fastest-working options for pain relief. It is an option at Integrated Pain Consultants, where a range of treatment options are available. However, many people are not aware of the ancient roots of epidural injections. The subarachnoid space, which is very close to the epidural space, was first realized by Egyptians during...

Nerve pain, or neuropathy, can be a debilitating form of pain and initially difficult to diagnose. Integrated Pain Consultants specializes in treating nerve pain with a variety of alternative and traditional treatments. The first step is a correct diagnosis. Peripheral neuropathy, the most common type of neuropathy, occurs when the peripheral nerves are damaged. This can cause pain as well...

Pain clinics, or pain management specialists, help treat both chronic and acute pain. Integrated Pain Consultants specializes in providing healthcare that encompasses a range of alternative treatments and more traditional therapies. Taking a conservative approach to pain management is critical, particularly for chronic pain sufferers. By considering the whole person, a safe and effective treatment plan can be customized that...

Back pain is the number one cause of disability around the globe. At Integrated Pain Consultants, our pain management approach is geared towards both chronic and acute conditions. There can be several causes of back pain, and sometimes the goal is to correct the cause while other times the focus is on managing pain. It’s essential to secure a correct...

A medial branch block is a diagnostic tool to determine the source and cause of spine pain. It’s one of the many techniques available at Integrated Pain Consultants and can help you, and your doctor determines the next best step towards pain management. This procedure involves injecting an anesthetic into the medial branch nerves that connect to a painful facet...

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