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Interventional Pain Medicine Specialist

SamWell Institute for Pain Management

Jay M. Shah, MD

Pain Management Specialist located in Colonia, NJ & Livingston, NJ

Chronic pain can significantly reduce your quality of life and prevent you from staying active. At SamWell Institute for Pain Management in Colonia and Livingston, New Jersey, board-certified pain management specialist Jay Shah, MD, and his team provide interventional pain medicine to offer relief and give you a better quality of life. Schedule an appointment over the phone or book online to learn more about your pain management treatment options.

Interventional Pain Medicine Q&A

What is interventional pain medicine?

Interventional pain medicine includes a wide array of treatment options, rather than simply taking medications, to eliminate long-lasting pain. Dr. Shah and his team offer a personalized, multidisciplinary approach to treat:

  • Nerve pain
  • Post-surgery pain
  • Neck and back pain
  • Shoulder pain
  • Knee pain
  • Sacroiliac pain
  • Other types of chronic pain


You might experience long-lasting discomfort because of arthritis, another chronic disease, an automobile accident, a fall, or sports-related injuries.

Which interventional pain medicine treatment is right for me?

To find out what’s causing musculoskeletal discomfort, Dr. Shah reviews your medical history and symptoms. He completes a comprehensive physical examination and might recommend X-rays, blood tests, MRIs, CT scans, other imaging procedures, or nerve tests to diagnose your condition and the root cause of discomfort. 

What are my interventional pain medicine options?

Some of the many interventional pain medicine services available at SamWell Institute for Pain Management include:

Physical therapy

Physical therapy is a holistic treatment for chronic pain. Dr. Shah shows you exercises and stretches that can offer long-lasting relief. 

Massage

Massage therapy manipulates soft tissues to relieve nerve pressure, tight muscles, and pain naturally. It’s often a relaxing experience that can reduce stress and anxiety.

Injections

Anesthetic or steroid injections can diminish pain and inflammation, increasing your overall quality of life without surgery.

Regenerative medicine

The SamWell Institute for Pain Management team offers platelet-rich plasma (PRP) and stem cell injections to stimulate your body’s natural ability to regenerate new cells, heal, and diminish pain.

Nerve stimulation

Spinal cord stimulation, dorsal root ganglion stimulation, and peripheral nerve stimulation use a specialized device to deliver electrical impulses to targeted nerves and other tissues to block pain signals and relieve discomfort.

Minor surgical procedures

Dr. Shah might recommend a minor surgical procedure to implant a spacer in your spinal cord or complete minimally invasive spinal decompression to reduce nerve pressure and chronic discomfort.

Don’t live with musculoskeletal or nerve pain when a wide array of treatments are available at SamWell Institute for Pain Management. Schedule an appointment with their pain specialists by phone or online today.

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