Comprehensive Interventional Pain Management Services that Bridge the Gap Between Conservative Therapy and Open Surgery
By Iris Goldberg
Chronic and/or acute pain is a fact of life for millions of Americans. Whether from a nerve, spinal disc, joint or muscle, ongoing pain can interfere with normal function and greatly diminish the quality of one’s life. Finding a successful resolution can be challenging, to say the least. When conservative treatments such as oral medications and physical therapy fail – patients and referring physicians will usually opt for effective, yet minimally invasive approaches before considering an open surgical procedure. Interventional Pain Management is a specialty that incorporates a variety of innovative procedures that successfully reduce pain and help countless patients avoid open surgery.
For many in central and southern New Jersey, Didier Demesmin, MD and the staff at University Pain Medicine Center (UPMC) including Sejal Patel, MS, PA-C and Margaret Ahmed, MS, APN-C incorporate the latest technology to provide effective, minimally invasive interventions for a myriad of pain syndromes. At UPMC the goal is to expertly diagnose and treat painful conditions in order for patients to resume their everyday activities quickly, without having to rely heavily on medications.
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