Vinod Mungalpara, MD
Pain Center services are provided by highly skilled, board-certified pain specialists. They provide a broad spectrum of pain management services. The Pain Center is located in the Outpatient Center at Lexington Medical Center.
The Pain Center is directed by Vinod Mungalpara, MD. These physicians are pain specialists and treat acute and chronic pain including postoperative pain, chronic back pain, arthritis, bursitis, chronic headaches and fibromyalgia. Other types of pain treated by pain specialists include chronic pelvic pain, abdominal pain and much, much more.
The mission of the Lexington Pain Center is to treat patients with chronic pain due to injury, degenerative conditions, or other physical ailments in order to allow patients to live a life that is not governed or dictated by pain.
During your initial consultation the doctor will examine you and talk about the chronic pain you are experiencing. The doctor will ask you about your past and current medical history and may order certain diagnostic tests in order to determine the cause of your pain. These tests may include Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Computerized Tomography (CT Scan), X-Rays, Bone Scan or others. All of these tests can be performed at our Imaging Center.
Once the doctor has determined the source of your pain, he or she will develop a personalized pain management plan which may include a variety of therapies such as physical or occupational therapy treatments.
The Lexington Pain Center also emphasizes patient education as an important part of successfully managing pain and will provide you with information to help you better understand and manage your pain.
- Acute and Chronic Pain Management
- Botox Injections
- Celiac Plexus Block
- Cervical Epidural Injection
- Cervical Facet Nerve Block
- Cervical Facet Radiofrequency Rhizotomy
- Diagnostic Lumbar Facet Nerve Block
- Lumbar Epidural Injection
- Lumbar Facet Radiofrequency Rhizotomy
- Lumbar Sympathetic Block
- Occipital Nerve Block
- Peripheral Nerve Block
- Selective Nerve Block
- Selective Transforaminal Epidural Injection
- Spinal Cord Stimulation
- Stellate Ganglion Block
- Thoracic epidural Injection
- Trigger Point Injections
The Pain Center accepts referrals from physicians, attorneys, employers, case managers or claim managers.