Medication Management

Integrated Pain Consultants | Scottsdale, Mesa, Phoenix, Arizona

Those who suffer from pain often require necessary medication management and is at the forefront of Integrated Pain Consultants pain treatment plans. Patients with chronic pain that is not well-controlled often experience reduced quality of life, lost work time and opportunities, stigma, and inability to live a full and productive life. In fact, the most common cause of long-term disability is chronic pain and it affects more Americans than diabetes, heart disease, and cancer combined.

Medication Management | Integrated Pain Consultants Scottsdale and Phoenix Arizona

Integrated Pain Consultants has the highest level of experience and knowledge regarding proper medication management to avoid the known risks of pain-relieving medications.

Integrated Pain Consultants provides comprehensive medication management for back pain, neck pain, joint painnerve pain or knee pain conditions. With proper evaluation and diagnosis, a medication management plan can be developed to help minimize or relieve pain based on careful consideration of the potential benefits and risks of treatment options. If you’re seeking help for pain management, please contact one of Integrated Pain Consultants’ three offices to schedule a detailed evaluation – (480) 626-2552 or book your appointment online today.

Typical Benefits of Medication Management
  • Reduced need for pain medications which may become addictive
  • Reduction of pain (primarily leg and back pain)
  • Improvement in function and mobility
  • Reduction in pain medication
  • Reduction of inflammatory proteins (chemicals contributing to pain exacerbation)
  • Delay or avoidance of surgery
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Medication Management Conditions And Treatment

Conditions Treated with Medication Management

For some patients, such as those with nerve conditions like fibromyalgia, medication is the only treatment plan. Other patients have either tried traditional pain management treatments unsuccessfully or are currently undergoing treatment plans for a wide variety of conditions including but not limited to:

  • Lumbar degenerative disc disease
  • Lumbar radicular pain
  • Bulging disc
  • Facet arthritis
  • Cervical degenerative disc disease
  • Cervical radicular pain
  • Cervical spinal stenosis
  • Postherpetic neuralgia
  • Spondylosis
  • Knee osteoarthritis (OA) and degeneration
  • Shoulder osteoarthritis (OA) and degeneration
  • Rotator cuff syndrome
  • Ankle pain

Why Medication Management Is Critical For Long Term Health

Medication management for chronic and acute pain has become challenging in recent years for many care providers who aren’t specialized in pain management. While opioids and pain killers are a common and often necessary treatment plan for patients experiencing pain, these medications come with their own risks and concerns. One such risk is the development of tolerance which results when a patient requires a higher dosage to get relief. Other medication risks include addiction, liver issues, brain damage, and other side effects. Ironically, some of these risks actually occur when a patient is instructed to wait to see a qualified pain specialist and instead receives medications from a primary care provider or urgent care facility.

Integrated Pain Consultants has the highest level of experience and knowledge regarding proper medication management to avoid the known risks of pain-relieving medications. We have a strong understanding of the guidelines for medication management for both acute and chronic pain and prescribe the lowest-effective dose required for pain relief. If you have a current medication plan that you feel is not working for you or is putting you at increased risk, our specialists can help. During your free consultation, we will go over your medical and medication history and evaluate the most effective and safest options for proper pain management of your unique situation.

Our comprehensive approach to management of pain conditions with innovative treatments and thorough medication management makes Integrated Pain Consultants the top choice for patients in the greater Phoenix Valley.

Medication Management Consultation with Integrated Pain Consultants

If you are suffering from back pain, neck pain, knee, joint, or nerve pain, and require proper medication management, please contact Integrated Pain Consultants. With three offices open in Scottsdale, Mesa, and Phoenix, Arizona, learn why we are voted “Top Doc” by Phoenix Magazine and read reviews left by real patients of our amazing team of physicians and providers. Learn more about pain conditions, pain treatment, and please schedule your appointment by calling (480) 626-2552 or book your appointment online today.

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