Medication Management

Do you have knee or joint arthritis and need fast, effective, and safe pain management but worry about the addictive risks of medications like opioids? Have you tried other conservative procedures but the pain is still unmanageable? Integrated Pain Consultants offers orthovisc/viscosupplementation injections, also known as hyaluronan injections, might be the answer you’re looking for. These injections fall under a...

The terms opioid and opiate are often used interchangeably, and at Integrated Pain Consultants we’re committed to ensuring patients know the difference. There is a big difference between the two, and that’s important to know given the current epidemic in the U.S. As more patients are looking for pain management thanks to injuries (sometimes chronic), living longer, diseases and more,...

Chronic pain lasts longer than 3 – 6 months, and your team at Integrated Pain Consultants prioritize safe medication management to avoid opioid addiction. Chronic, long-term pain can be debilitating and lead to lost wages, loss of life enjoyment, and can even keep you from taking care of the basic activities of daily living. Fortunately, there are a number of...

At Integrated Pain Consultants, we prioritize safe medication management for all drugs including opioids. Determining when opioids can be a safe pain management technique requires experience, keeping up with the latest research, and a firm understanding of the current U.S. opioid abuse epidemic. Opioids, when prescribed cautiously, when patients are monitored, and when opioid use is used for short-term management...

The U.S. is in the middle of an opioid epidemic, and your pain management team at Integrated Pain Consultants want everyone to know the truth behind opioids for medication management. Using a comprehensive approach to pain management, a reputable care team will be able to decrease opioid need. This is vital, considering the drug is highly addictive the American Society...

Because of the mounting overdoses and deaths from the opioid-addiction crisis sweeping across the U.S., drug manufacturers are racing to come up with safer painkillers for pain management in treatment plans. We also invite you to learn more about Dr. Nikesh Seth and other providers including Dr. Anne-Marie Cosijns, Dr. Lisa Sparks, Dr. Michael Givens, and our team of Nurse Practitioners. Companies are highly motivated to...

Opioids can make a dramatic difference to people with moderate to severe pain. These drugs can be an effective therapy -- as long as you use them safely and follow your doctor's instructions carefully. Because of the potential side effects, risks, and complications of opioids, and the body's increasing tolerance to opioids over time, these medications are most clearly indicated for...

A comprehensive approach to the management of pain is guided by the history of the pain, its intensity, duration, aggravating and relieving conditions, and structures involved in causing the pain. In order for a structure to cause pain, it must have a nerve supply, be susceptible to injury, and stimulation of the structure will cause pain. The concept behind most interventional...

Opioids are a type of narcotic pain medication. They can have serious side effects if not used correctly. Learn some facts about opioids: Most Opioids Are Legal By Prescription Even though opioids carry a bad reputation, all but one (heroin) are legal in the U.S. Opioid drugs like methadone and oxycodone are sometimes necessary for pain relief and legal by prescription. Humans Will...

Your health is one of the most important aspects of your life that, to a great extent, you can have control over - it is for this reason that when in pain, strong addictive drugs such as opioids should be avoided and therapies provided. Nutrition, diet, exercise, and medical treatment - these are all variables in which you have a...

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