Our goal is to provide the finest integrated medicine and rehabilitative services possible, and we are proud to say we meet and exceed these goals regularly. Our advanced pain management treatment programs provide fast pain relief with long term results. Contact us to learn how we can help.
Our team of pain physicians (Drs. Saldanha, Pontinen, Rakic, and Farag) are all double board certified and fellowship trained in the fields of anesthesiology and pain management. What does this mean? A fellowship is an additional year of training after residency training and is the highest level of training a doctor can attain in the field of pain management. Board certification is a specific series of very difficult tests for both anesthesiology and pain medicine, representing the highest certification level possible as well. Most pain management doctors in the United States are not both board certified and fellowship trained, but at MAPS Centers for Pain Control, all of our physicians are, which means you will receive only the most up to date and highest level of care available in the United States. Using this knowledge and training, we provide a wide variety of injections, minimally invasive procedures, and medication management. If surgery is indicated (only as a last resort), we work closely with only the best board certified orthopedic, spine, general, and neurosurgeons in the city and will take care of the referral and follow-up for you.
DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING & TESTING
Our diagnosis testing equipment allow us to accurately assess and determine the specific causes of your pain. MAPS Centers for Pain Control can facilitate all the necessary testing in our clinic. Including: X-Rays, allergy testing, and blood testing. The proper diagnosis is the most critical step in recovery and our expert staff uses the results and reports to recommend the best methods to treat your specific condition.
Physical therapy services help patients with injuries get back to their proper way of life quickly through innovative practices and rehabilitation techniques. Our expert therapists will work with you to create a specialized rehabilitation program to ensure quality recovery.
Massage therapy not only relieves the body of stress but also allows for healing and pain relief. Our massage therapy programs work synergistically with our pain management protocols to provide our patients with optimum recovery conditions.
ATHLETIC AND SPORTS INJURIES
Athletic and sports injury care programs at MAPS Centers for Pain Control are designed specifically for the individual to help treat all types of injuries from the elite athlete to the weekend warrior. With many of our staff having been collegiate athletes themselves, we understand sports injuries well both from the treating physician’s perspective as well as the patient’s perspective. Our advanced pain management programs and procedures will allow you to recover quickly and return to the sports and activities you love as quickly as possible.
PERSONAL INJURY TREATMENT AND LAWSUITS
Personal injury cases can be a long, difficult, and confusing ordeal. In addition to the physical injuries, dealing with lawyers, legal proceedings, trials, etc. can make the whole process much more challenging than simply being injured in any other way. At MAPS Centers for Pain Control, we deal with personal injury cases every day and are experts in navigating this complicated world. We work closely with many of the top lawyers in the city and will not only help treat your injuries, but also coordinate the whole process for you so you can worry less about the legal component of your case and focus on the most important thing. Getting better and moving on with your life.
WORKERS COMPENSATION TREATMENT AND LAWSUITS
Like personal injury cases, workers compensation cases can also be very confusing and difficult. In addition to lawyers and court proceedings, there are also case managers, claims adjusters, internal medical evaluations, etc., making it incredibly complex for you when all you want is to get better so you can go back to work and start living your life normally again. At MAPS Centers for Pain Control, we deal with workers compensation cases every day and are experts in coordinating your care so you don’t have to worry about anything other than getting better and getting back to work.
BRACES & SUPPORT
MAPS Centers for Pain Control offers a variety of braces and supports to immobilize or provide support as you heal. Most insurance companies cover durable medical equipment. These supports are critical to our advanced pain management treatment programs and significantly reduce recovery time for patients.
- Botox Injections for Migraine
- Brachial Plexus Block
- Celiac Plexus Block
- Epidural Adhesiolysis
- Epidural Blood Patch
- Epidural Steroid Injections (Cervical, Thoracic, and Lumbar)
- Facet Joint Steroid Injection
- Ganglion Impar Block
- Genicular (Knee) Nerve Ablation
- Hypogastric Plexus Block
- Ilioinguinal/Genitofemoral Nerve Block
- Intercostal Nerve Block
- Interscalene Block
- Intrathecal Pumps
- Intra-articular Joint Injections – Hip, Knee, Shoulder
- Lumbar Sympathetic Block
- Occipital Nerve Block
- Pain Medication Management
- Spinal Cord Stimulator Impantation
- Peripheral Nerve Block
- Sacroiliac Joint Injection
- Radiofrequency Ablation (Lumbar/Cervical)
- Trigger Point Injections
- Visco Supplementation for Arthritic Joints