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Winter Weather Schedule: Call to Confirm Your Appointment Before You Leave the House!

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Now that winter has started, please call us to confirm your appointment before you leave the house. Throughout the winter season, we may change the office schedule or close the office all together in response to extreme weather conditions. Check local news alerts about dangerous weather & road conditions before you leave your house. CallContinue Reading

Edward Kowlowitz, MD Implants the Industry’s Newest Spinal Cord Stimulator in Local Indianapolis Patient Just Six Days After the New Medical Device Receives FDA Approval

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Dr. Kowlowitz is the 1st Doctor in Indiana to Implant St. Jude Medical’s New Upgradeable Spinal Cord Stimulator: Protégé™ IPG Edward Kowlowitz, MD, leading authority on chronic neuropathic pain, international leader in spinal cord stimulation therapy and founder of the Center for Pain Management in Indianapolis, recently implanted the industry’s newest spinal cord stimulator, Protégé™Continue Reading

Indiana Senate Enrolled Act 246 (SEA 246) – What Does It Mean?

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In December 2013, Indiana approved revisions to the Senate Enrolled Act 246 (SEA 246) to include new standards and protocols for prescribing controlled substances (opioid medications) for pain management treatment. The new guidelines are designed to increase accountability, improve awareness and reduce the risks associated with opioid treatment for medical practitioners and patients alike. TheContinue Reading

UPDATE: Revised Notice of Privacy Practices

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The Indianapolis Center of Pain Management has revised the practice’s Notice of Privacy Practices, effective September 23, 2013.  Please download a copy of the notice from our website or request a copy from one of our staff members. The updated Notice of Privacy Practices is available in our NEW PATIENT PACKET.

US Military Aviators Fly American Flag to Honor Indianapolis Center for Pain Management

Recently, a patient’s husband was so grateful we were able to treat his wife’s condition, he asked a flight crew of military aviators to help him honor the Indianapolis Center for Pain Management by flying with an American flag in the aircraft during a mission.  He then gave us the actual flag to display inContinue Reading

What is Lumbar Radiculopathy and Sciatica?

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Want to know what is lumbar radiculopathy? Lumbar radiculopathy is a common disorder that causes irritation of the spinal nerve roots (which run from the lower back down each leg) leading to a painful condition known as sciatica. Sciatica occurs when one or more discs in the spine ruptures or slips out of place (knownContinue Reading

Questions About Epidural Steroid Injections?

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All of the recent news about epidural steroid injections has significantly increased awareness, confusion and questions about this commonly used pain management procedure. We want to provide you with important information as you continue to hear media messages that over simplify a complex issue and broadly reference a procedure that includes several types. Also, asContinue Reading

Are You Exploring Spinal Stenosis Treatments? Get a Medical Diagnosis from a Specialist First.

If you are researching spinal stenosis treatments, the first step in your journey is finding an experienced pain management specialist or doctor who can provide you with an accurate medical diagnosis. Our team of physicians has extensive expertise diagnosing and treating patients with spinal stenosis. Don’t wait, schedule an appointment today! Spinal stenosis is aContinue Reading

Back pain: “I threw my back out!”

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Back pain affects as many as 80% of Americans at least once in their lives. Back pain brought on by a sudden injury or activity is referred to as acute back pain (whereas back pain typically lasting longer than six months is referred to as chronic pain). People who have sudden back pain often sayContinue Reading

Need an Indianapolis CRPS / RSD Doctor or Specialist for Treatment of Your Burning Arm or Leg Pain?

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If you have injured or had surgery on an arm or leg and are now experiencing a burning pain, hypersensitivity or restricted range of motion in that limb, you may have what is known as Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), formerly known as Reflex Sympathy Dystrophy (RSD). The doctors at the Center for Pain ManagementContinue Reading

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