Q1: What is pain management?
A1: Pain management is a branch of medicine focused on reducing pain and improving quality of life through an integrative approach to care.
Q2: What conditions can be treated at Savas Health, LLC?
A2: We treat a wide range of chronic pain conditions including, but not limited to, back and neck pain, osteoarthritis, fibromyalgia, neuropathic pain, and cancer-related pain.
Q3: What treatment methods are used in pain management?
A3: Treatment methods can include medications, physical therapies, cognitive behavioral therapy, nerve blocks, and other interventional procedures. Our approach is always tailored to the individual patient's needs and condition.
Q4: How can I schedule an appointment?
A4: You can schedule an appointment by calling our office directly or by using our online booking tool.
Q1: What are Advanced Interventional Procedures?
A1: Advanced Interventional Procedures refer to minimally invasive techniques used for pain management. These often involve the use of imaging guidance to target specific areas of the body, delivering precise treatment to alleviate chronic pain.
Q2: What type of procedures are performed at the Savas Health Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC)?
A2: Our ASC performs a variety of interventional procedures such as epidural steroid injections, nerve blocks, radiofrequency ablation, spinal cord stimulation, and more. The specific procedure recommended will depend on your individual condition and needs.
Q3: What are the benefits of these procedures?
A3: These procedures can provide substantial pain relief, often with fewer side effects than systemic medications. They can improve functionality, quality of life, and allow for a more active lifestyle.
Q4: Are these procedures safe?
A4: All medical procedures come with some level of risk, but we take all necessary precautions to ensure your safety. The specific risks associated with a procedure will be thoroughly discussed with you by our healthcare providers prior to any treatment.
Q5: How can I schedule an appointment for an interventional procedure?
A5: If you and your provider decide an interventional procedure is the best approach for your pain management, our team will guide you through the scheduling process. Procedures are scheduled based on your specific treatment plan and availability at our ASC.
Q1: What is HIPAA?
A1: The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is a federal law that provides data privacy and security provisions for safeguarding medical information.
Q2: How does Savas Health, LLC protect my health information?
A2: We protect your health information by using secure systems and protocols in accordance with HIPAA regulations. This includes utilizing our secure electronic health record software, "Savas", and staff training on privacy and security.
Q3: Can I access my own health records?
A3: Yes, under HIPAA, you have the right to request and obtain copies of your health records. You can access your records through our secure EHR system, "Savas".
Q4: Who has access to my health information?
A4: Only authorized personnel at Savas Health, LLC have access to your health information. We may also share your information with other healthcare providers as necessary for your care, or as required or permitted by law.
Q5: What if I believe my HIPAA rights have been violated?
A5: If you believe your privacy rights have been violated, you may file a complaint with us or with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights. Please contact our office for more information on how to file a complaint.