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Family Health West Pain Specialists are experts in treating long-lasting pain that can’t seem to be managed by other methods. We know struggling with pain can quickly take over your life. Not only can pain keep you from doing the things you love, but it can be mentally taxing as well.
By combining specialists from different areas, we are able to offer multiple paths to treating your pain effectively and responsibly. We offer narcotic-free, non-surgical, and minimally invasive techniques proven to help quickly manage your chronic pain.
The first stop for pain in the abdominal region of the stomach or the pelvis is often physical therapy or surgery. If these options are not providing relief, we can offer alternative solutions. This type of pain is often neuropathic, meaning it is caused by damaged nerves or a tissue injury. We have a variety of treatment options available, from steroid injections to nerve blocks.
By examining the type of pain you are dealing with, we are able to tailor the solution that best fits you.
These types of treatments are often helpful for:
We can help treat pain in the hips and knees that is not responding to other methods like physical therapy or weight loss, or when procedures like a knee replacement are not an option.
Chronic or arthritic knee and hip pain can be extremely limiting and make everyday tasks like walking, sitting, or standing up difficult. There are several treatment options that can provide immediate, long-lasting relief.
These treatments can be effective with:
Back and neck pain are very common problems and can have many different causes. Sometimes pain can be treated by surgery or physical therapy, but if it can't be managed by these options, it may be neuropathic in nature.
We have a number of treatments specifically for treating difficult, long-lasting pain. Acupuncture, steroid injections, nerve blocks, and spinal cord stimulators can all help relieve pain at the neuropathic level and can provide fast-acting relief.
These treatments can be effective for:
If you are experiencing radiating or burning pain that spreads through your limbs, it could be neuropathic in nature. Neuropathic pain is caused by damaged nerve fibers that can cause nerves to fire false pain signals and can be complex and long-lasting.
Neuropathic pain may include shooting and burning pain, or tingling and numbness. It can be caused by things like:
Vertebroplasty & Kyphoplasty are outpatient procedures that stabilize compression fractures in the spine, often as a result of osteoporosis. Both are usually recommended after less invasive treatments have been tried and found ineffective.