Padda Institute is a nationally recognized center of excellence for treating and managing complex chronic pain. The Center provides comprehensive
multidisciplinary inpatient and outpatient treatment options tailored to individual patient needs. We feel that the whole person must be treated, not just the pain & we work as a
team to help you reduce or eliminate your pain.
Dr. Padda has been keeping me out of pain and surgery for 6 years. I love the way he takes things seriously.
When Padda gives me the shots they work. They used to last longer but they still work well and keep me moving
I am so thankful for Dr.Padda. his treatment has changed my life and I can actually do life with such a better quality
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Sciatica is a common and often debilitating condition that affects millions of people worldwide. This painful ailment occurs when the
Cluster headaches are a debilitating and often misunderstood form of headache disorder. This condition can bring about considerable impairment in one’s
This situation arises when you have a drug tolerance. This physiological reaction takes place when a substance’s initial dose slowly loses its effectiveness. It is usually resolved by adjusting the dosage or the drug or by reducing the pain generators. One does not necessarily get addicted to a drug by developing tolerance to it.
Our entire program is designed to reduce the underlying metabolic inflammation which results in the pain itself, and thereby reduces the need for pain medications. Most of our patients are able to reduce their medications and actually have less overall pain and improved function.
Do not delay taking pain medicine until it becomes severe. Moderate pain is more easily managed than severe pain.
However, if you take pain medication and you have mild or no symptoms you will develop a significant increased tolerance to the medication. You will retrain your nerves to become more dependent on the prescribed medications rather than the endorphins your own body produces.
The first step in reducing or eliminating pain is to locate a pain management physician who can understand your discomfort. While doing your research, keep an open mind about the reality of pain management treatments. Your pain management doctor’s expertise will assist in outlining a course of treatment.
One of the critical elements in finding the right pain management doctor is their attention to all of the factors that may be affecting your health, which includes an understanding of factors causing metabolic inflammation such as diet, activity, sleep, work, rest, environmental exposures, and genetic history to name just a few.
The intake history should be extensive because no two patients are identical and therefore no two patients’ will have the exact same treatment. Keep in mind that at least 40-50% of treating pain involves patient lifestyle coaching, it’s not just about taking a pill or getting an injection.