Interventional Pain Institute
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Dr. W. Michael Fussell's Background Information:

 

  • Graduate of Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Chief Resident in Physical, Medical, & Rehabilitation at Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh
  • Interventional Pain Management Fellowship at West Pennsylvania Hospital & Allegheny General Hospitals in Pittsburgh
  • Fellowship Training in Interventional Pain Management
  • Master's of Science degree in Exercise Physiology from Illinois State University
  • Staff member of the Washington Hospital

Expectations of Your First Visit:

 

  • You can be referred from your Primary Care Physician, Neurosurgeon, Orthopedic Surgeon, Neurologist, etc.
  • Bring your medical records (all scans and reports pertaining to your complaint) to the initial evaluation.
  • Or you may log onto the Patient Portal to complete most of your basic information electronically, if you choose this option, please call the office for a user name and password.
  • Based on your medical history and physical examination, we can determine if our treatments will benefit you.
  • After your evaluation, a treatment plan will be formulated and implemented.

Typical Syndromes:

Treatments:

  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Chronic Arm and Leg Pain (RSD), (CRPS)
  • Radiculopathy
  • Herniated Disc
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Arthritis
  • Facet Arthropathy
  • Cancer Pain
  • Diabetic Neuropathy:
    Nerve Blocks, Medications, Spinal Cord Stimulators
  • Chronic Back Pain:
    Pain Management

    Epidural Steroid injections, Nerve blocks, Facet blocks, Radiofrequency Neurolysis
  • Cancer Pain:
    Intrathecal Pumps (Morphine, Dilaudid, Baclofen), Medical management

Other Alternatives and Diagnoses:

  • Nucleoplasty, IDET, Rhizotomy.
  • Implantable Devices:  Spinal Cord Stimulators; Intrathecal Pumps: Morphine, Dilaudid, Clonidine, or Other Medications.
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD).

Interventional Pain Institute in Washington, Pennsylvania, provides primarily interventional pain management for chronic pain syndromes (pain lasting greater than six [6] weeks).  We offer interventions which often treats pain rather than providing a temporary medication solution.  However, we do provide medical management for those patients who would benefit the most from medication therapy.  Whether you're experiencing spinal stenosis, chronic back or neck pain, diabetic neuropathy, or cancer pain, you can count on our office to provide effective pain relief solutions. Contact us today for more details.  Most insurances are accepted.


Mission Statement:
 
"Improving Your Quality of Life"
 
The Interventional Pain Institute's purpose is to provide chronic pain management through interventional pain procedures and practices serving Washington County and surrounding areas.


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Interventional Pain Institute
378 W Chestnut Street Suite 105
Washington, PA 15301-4567
Daytime: 724-222-5471
Fax: 724-222-0305
Toll Free: (866) 377-4816
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