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At The Pain Experts of Arizona, we are committed to providing the highest quality of care. We use the latest in medical innovation and most up-to-date research to develop the safest and most effective treatment plans for our patients. Patient safety and education are at the core of our planning. We use the latest technology and clinically proven treatments to help our patients get back to doing the things they love. The ripple effect of genuine pain treatments can be felt in every facet of one's life.
How The Pain Experts of Arizona approach to pain management changes lives
At The Pain Experts of Arizona, our fundamental philosophy regarding pain management begins with empathy. We believe that when you are in pain, you feel it—but so do those who love you and depend on you. We know that by reducing or eliminating your pain, we create a positive ripple through your life and community as you return to doing what you love.
Founder and Physician, The Pain Experts of Arizona
Ahdev Kuppusamy, M.D. is a double board-certified anesthesiologist and interventional pain specialist whose primary goal is to improve the quality of life of his patients and their families. Dr. Kuppusamy believes in a down-to-earth approach to medicine and places the highest emphasis on the doctor-patient relationship. He stresses the idea that a physician’s major role is to educate patients regarding their ailments and all their available treatment options, thereby allowing patients to make the best decisions on their medical care.Read full bio
A spinal cord stimulator sends mild electrical pulses through the body to control pain. The electrical impulses change the way your brain perceives pain, reducing the sensation of pain in the affected areas and reducing the need for other pain management treatments like painkillers. Dorsal Root Ganglion (DRG) stimulation is a similar procedure that treats chronic pain in the hips, groin, or lower body. These stimulators can make an immediate impact on your pain with a short, minimally invasive procedure, improving sleep and bringing relief.Spinal cord stimulators
At The Pain Experts of Arizona, we often administer epidural steroid injections to patients for pain relief. These injections use steroids to suppress the immune system's response, which lowers swelling and alleviates pain. In some cases, these injections can lead to a permanent alleviation of pain! Common ailments treated by these injections include pain, numbness, weakness, or sensitivity in the arms, scapula, or shoulders, along with alleviation of chronic neck and back pain.Epidural Injections
Radiofrequency ablation is a state-of-the-art, minimally invasive procedure that can eliminate your pain for months, years, or even permanently. The procedure involves using a tiny electrode to deliver short radiofrequency pulses that directly target the specific nerves causing you pain. Dr. Kuppusamy guides the electrode into the proper place with a hollow needle and local anesthetic for minimal discomfort. After a short rest period following your procedure, you’ll notice a reduction in pain and improvement in your ability to get out and live your life.Radiofrequency Ablation
If you suffer from spinal stenosis or pain in the legs caused by spinal stenosis, Vertiflex in Phoenix by Dr. Kuppusamy at The Pain Experts of Arizona can help. Vertiflex is a minimally invasive procedure that implants a tiny spacer between the vertebrae. This non-surgical alternative to back surgery offers pain relief without long recovery times, as well as improved movement and flexibility of the spine following implantation. Because Vertiflex gives space without removing vertebrae, it limits the damage to surrounding tissues as well.Vertiflex
Joint injections are versatile ways to treat multiple issues with the joints, from pain to inflammation to a limited range of motion. Depending on the nature of your issues, The Pain Experts of Arizona can provide you with targeted relief tailored to your body. Steroids control inflammation and provide stability and strength. Hyaluronic acid fillers replace the body’s natural “cushion” between the joints for comfort and durability. You can even use the body’s own cells to naturally restore and rejuvenate. Learn more with a consultation today.Joint Injections
Vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty are two advanced treatments The Pain Experts of Arizona use to treat vertebral fractures. In both treatments, bone cement holds the vertebrae together, reducing pain and inflammation while the fracture heals. Vertebroplasty uses a needle for this task, and kyphoplasty uses a balloon to create space for the cement (useful in compression fractures). As your body repairs the fracture, you will experience a significant reduction in pain and an increase in spinal mobility.Vertebral Fractures
Pain is a warning sign that something is wrong with the body. The first step in treatment is to recognize this and identify the cause. The Pain Experts of Arizona invite you to schedule an appointment and talk with a doctor about your specific symptoms. Together, we will develop a comprehensive treatment program that takes into account your overall health and lifestyle. What's most important is to not ignore your pain. Millions of Americans suffer from chronic pain. According to the American Pain Foundation, it is a condition that affects 42-50 million Americans.
If you have pain symptoms, let's get to the root of the cause together and get you back to doing the things you love. If you are suffering from pain, it is essential that we identify the root cause of your pain. Once we find the cause, we can create a customized treatment plan to get you out of pain, and back into life!Learn more
How the work we do improves our patients' lives
“I love this compassionate doctor. I have had bad experiences at a few of the pain management doctors where we are just a script that they write. However, all of the staff here care. The office staff and the DNP Christina Schuker. Thank you, Doctor Kuppusammy and Pain Experts of Arizona for helping me put together a healing regimen to manage the chronic pain that I have been dealing with for over 20 years.”
— Brandi Lyons, Phoenix chronic pain patient
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The Pain Experts of Arizona was founded to bring the highest level of care in a state-of-the-art setting that emphasizes the belief of treating our patients with the same respect, compassion, and dedication we would treat our own friends and family.
Contact our office to schedule an appointment and let us help you get back on your way to an active life without the limitations of chronic pain. From our Phoenix office, The Pain Experts of Arizona, serves pain management patients in Gilbert, Chandler, Mesa, Queen Creek, and the entire Phoenix area.