Pain Management

Family Health West offers pain management through a collaboration of four specialists:

Western Rockies Interventional Pain Specialists, Atlas Arch Neurosurgery, Monument Orthopedics and Sports Trauma, and RedRock Integrative Rehabilitation Medicine.


Physician Information


Kenneth C. Lewis, MD from Western Rockies Interventional Pain Specialists

Kenneth C. Lewis, MD • Trustee • Western Rockies Interventional Pain Specialists

Board Certified: American Board of Anesthesiology
Residency: Anesthesiology, University of Arizona Medical Center, Tucson, AZ
Internship: Internal Medicine, University of Arizona Medical Center, Tucson, AZ
MD: University of Arizona College of Medicine
Member: International Anesthesia Research Society, International Spine Intervention Society, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, North American Neuromodulation Society, American Society of Anesthesiologists, American Medical Association, Western Slope Study Group (board of directors), Colorado Society of Anesthesiologists, Colorado State Medical Association, Mesa County Medical Society.

Dr. Lewis has an ongoing commitment to training through international experts in pain management. As a pain management specialist and Board Certified anesthesiologist, Kenneth C. Lewis, MD understands how debilitating pain can be. A graduate of the University of Arizona College of Medicine, Dr. Lewis applies minimally invasive procedures designed to provide the most effective treatment for your pain. Whether it’s performing nerve blocks and injections or implanting spinal cord stimulators, Dr. Lewis remains focused on providing you relief from spine-related pain. He understands the importance of a precise diagnosis of your pain, whether it’s whiplash as the result of an accident, a neck disorder causing painful headaches, or neuropathic pain, as well as precision treatment of that pain. Dr. Lewis knows that when you’re in pain, you need more than just medical care– you need emotional support, compassion, and pain relief – and that’s what he provides to every patient.


Ellen Price, DO from RedRock Integrative Rehabilitation Medicine

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Board Certifications:

• American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehab-1994
• American Board of Pain Medicine -2002
• American Board of Independent Medical Exam-1996
• Medical Review Officer -1996, 2001, 2005
• CAQ -Occupational Medicine, AOBOPM
• Level II accreditation-Division of Worker’s Comp

Residency: 1993, University of Colorado, Denver, CO

DO: 1989, Nova Southeastern University of Osteopathic Medicine, Miami, Florida

BA: 1983, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA Biology and Spanish

Professional Associations:

• Fellow, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
• American Pain Society
• American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
• Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute
• American Academy of Medical Acupuncture
• American Osteopathic Society

Ellen Price, DO, is a physiatrist focused on managing work-related injuries, chronic musculoskeletal injuries, and delayed recovery. Dr. Price has additional training in medical acupuncture, occupational medicine, electrodiagnostics, and sports medicine. She focuses on understanding the history of an injury and the many causes of acute and chronic pain, while integrating both conventional and alternative medicine in facilitating healing. Dr. Price received her degree in pain medicine and physical medicine from Nova Southeastern University of Osteopathic Medicine in Miami.

Dr. Price was the Medical Director of a multidisciplinary pain program in Grand Junction for 12 years. She is dual boarded in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine. Her expertise is in managing work related injuries, acute and chronic musculoskeletal injuries and delayed recovery. She has additional training in medical acupuncture, occupational medicine, electrodiagnostics, sports medicine and independent medical examinations.


Peter T. Scheffel, MD from Monument Orthopedics and Sports Trauma

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Dr. Scheffel is a shoulder, knee and hip arthroscopy specialist. He provides treatment / surgery for adult and pediatric patients who suffer from fractures, sports injuries, acute and degenerative injuries, or other orthopedic conditions.

A graduate of the University of Nevada School of Medicine, Dr. Scheffel is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon. He completed his internship and residency in the General Surgery and Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine Departments of the University of Washington. He also completed an additional fellowship in the subspecialty of sports medicine at the University of Utah Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine.


Larry D. Tice, MD  from Atlas Arch Neurosurgery

Larry D. Tice, MD

Larry D. Tice, MD, FACS, specializes in neurosurgery, providing surgical treatment for all types of neurological disorders. Dr. Tice received his training at the University of Oregon Health Sciences Center and over the last 30 years has performed highly technical surgeries to correct disorders of the central, autonomic, and peripheral nervous systems. Dr. Tice continues to provide expert care in the treatment of spinal and nerve conditions while serving as the Medical Director at Family Health West.

Atlas Arch Neurosurgery
Monument Orthopedics and Sports Trauma
RedRock Integrative Rehabilitation Medicine
Western Rockies Interventional Pain Specialists

401 Kokopelli Blvd., Unit 1

Fruita, CO  81521  map-icon_brown


Fax: 970-858-2555