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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...

Introducing Our New Nurse Practitioners - Sarah Galloway and Carmen Carrabis Integrated Pain Consultants is excited to introduce to you the newest members of our team, nurse practitioners Carmen Carrabis and Sarah Galloway. Both ladies come with much experience and are delighted to be able to use their knowledge and expertise in medicine and pain management to help patients find the...

When joints hurt, Dr. Nikesh Seth knows there might be a number of causes and factors. Pinpointing the cause of any pain is key to creating a customized solution for pain management and relief. Simply “treating the pain” with dangerous tools such as opioids is irresponsible and risky for the patient. Instead, determining the cause and degree of injury or...

When Dr. Nikesh Seth began the Integrated Pain Consultants practice, the top complaint from patients was back pain. That makes sense, considering that back pain is the leading cause of disabilities and missed work around the world. The majority of adults will have some form of back pain in their life, and it can be acute or chronic. Back pain is...

Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common type of arthritis, and it’s the most common type of arthritis Dr. Nikesh Seth treats. There’s a good chance you’ll have some degree of OA in your life, considering that 27 million Americans over 25 years old have this form of arthritis. It’s more common as you age, which is why it’s also called...

Compression fractures can be debilitating, but Dr. Nikesh Seth specializes in treating back pain safely and effectively. Compression fractures become more common with age because the loss of bone mass puts a person at a higher risk. Osteoporosis, or reduced bone mass, is part of getting older. It’s also why it’s so important to undertake weight-bearing exercises. The more porous...

Facet joint syndrome is similar to arthritis, and it’s one of the most common issues treated by Dr. Nikesh Seth. Facet joints are only located in the spine and can cause severe pain in the lower back or neck. It’s a degenerative syndrome caused by cartilage breaking down or becoming inflamed. Since the spine is a column of highly moveable bones...

Dr. Nikesh Seth treats both chronic pain and acute pain, but which one is “worse?” It’s often whichever pain a patient is experiencing, but chronic pain has the ability to wear down the patient over time—physically, mentally and emotionally. Acute pain occurs suddenly and is often described as sharp or stabbing. For instance, when a bone slips out of its...

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