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Don’t Ruin Your Summer Vacation with Avoidable Injuries

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You’d be surprised how many dangers await you this summer vacation, excluding the risk of poison ivy, bug bites and sunburns! We’ve compiled a list of activities, destinations and surprising culprits that cause the most summer vacation injuries (many of which result in serious neck and back pain) so you can be on the lookout.Continue Reading

Do You Know the Dangers of Spring Cleaning?

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According to the U.S. National Safety Council, falls are one of the leading causes of unintentional injuries (oftentimes resulting in serious neck and back pain) and the 2nd leading cause of death in the United States. In fact, falls account for approximately 9 million visits to the emergency room every year. So be careful beforeContinue 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 (Effective 09-23-13)

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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.

Indianapolis Center for Pain Management Proudly Sponsors FOX 59 HealthTrax

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The Indianapolis Center for Pain Management is proud to be one of the founding sponsors of the new FOX 59 HealthTrax series. Our physicians and staff are committed to doing everything we can to promote healthy living in Indianapolis. Our participation in the HealthTrax program allows us to partner with other respected members of theContinue Reading

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

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