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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...

A bulging disc can be excruciatingly painful and debilitating, but Dr. Nikesh Seth offers a wide range of treatments for immediate relief. Dr. Seth has been voted Top Doc every year since 2015. He began Integrated Pain Consultants as a solo practice and has fostered its growth to include a great team of professionals. His team consists of pain management...

Dr. Nikesh Seth offers a variety of pain management treatments, including the medial branch block. It’s a local, strong anesthetic that affects the medial branch nerves—those responsible for the facet joints. These joints are in the spine and are the little bony points between vertebrae. When facet joints are inflamed, low back pain happens. This pain can become radicular and...

Get Relief With Ablations For Arthritis Many people think arthritis only affects the elderly. However, nearly 40 million Americans are affected by this painful and sometimes debilitating disease. Arthritis is inflammation and stiffness of the joints. There are over 100 different types with osteoarthritis (OA) being the most popular. Also called degenerative joint disease, osteoarthritis is when the cartilage at the...

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