Why You Need a Pain Management Physician

Chronic pain can make your life unbearable. There are many instances in which a pain management physician can help ease your discomfort and you don’t always need a referral from your doctor. Dr. Ali Nairizi is a pain management physician at Reno Tahoe Pain Associates in Reno. He specializes in treating chronic pain conditions, such as nerve, neck, shoulder, hip, back, and knee pain.

Reasons to Consult a Pain Management Physician

Reno residents who have been suffering pain for six months or more may wish to see a pain doctor. Persistent pain is typically caused by an underlying condition, which requires diagnosis by a medical specialist. For example, sometimes chronic pain is caused by tissue or joint inflammation or obesity, or a combination of both factors. A pain doctor can address each factor contributing to your pain so they can be resolved.

Conditions That Can be Treated by a Pain Management Physician

Dr. Nairizi can provide treatment for many conditions including:

  • Stubborn migraines
  • Chronic knee pain
  • Chronic arthritis
  • Chronic lumbar pain
  • Chronic hip joint pain
  • Pinched nerves
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Sciatica
  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Shoulder pain
  • Neck pain
  • Compression fracture of the spine
  • Complex regional pain syndrome

Dr. Nairizi can provide you with many approaches to pain management including trigger injections, nerve blocks, nerve stimulation, physical therapy, radiofrequency neurotomy, epidural injections, cognitive behavioral therapy, and nerve and joint ablation, as well as treatments for the underlying conditions causing the pain.

As well as being a Board Certified Interventional Pain Specialist, Dr. Nairizi is also a Board Certified Anesthesiologist. He is committed to providing a comprehensive and multidisciplinary approach to pain management that is customized to each patient’s needs. If pain control seems out of reach and you are looking for a pain management physician in Reno, call (775) 384-1127 to request an appointment for an initial consultation and thorough examination.