Diagnosis of the Patient’s Condition
Providing accurate diagnoses is Dr. Puppala’s top priority for patients suffering from a variety of acute conditions. Starting with the initial consultation, V.K. Puppala, M.D. thoroughly evaluates your condition before rendering a diagnosis and recommending a treatment program. Along with the treatment of acute or chronic problems, he strives to integrate the doctrine of prevention in all of his treatment options as a way to alleviate potential future difficulties. He combines state-of-the-art techniques and technologies to successfully identify the “true-source” of pain, and then provide the appropriate, proven treatment necessary.
Once Dr. Puppala is satisfied with the diagnosis, he takes the time to carefully explain each facet of his findings so that his patients may better understand what is causing their problem. He and his staff go through extensive training in advanced pain management to ensure that each patient receives the most innovative treatment strategies aimed at not only managing pain, but eliminating it.
Dr. Puppala gets to know his patients and their individual needs and their unique situation. He then works on a personal level to ensure his patients experience sustaining relief. This is what him apart from other pain management specialists.
- Joint Injections
- Knee Injections
- Shoulder Injections
- Hip Injections
Platelet Rich Plasma Injections
- Spinal Cord Stimulation
- Percutaneous Disc Decompression
- Intradiscal Electrothermal Annuloplasty (IDET)
- Minimally Invasive Procedures
- Medical Orthotics
- Medication Management
- Chronic Opioid Therapy
Treatments to Give You Back Quality of Life
Pain can come from many sources: disease, physiological exertion, inflammation, nutritional deficiency or injury. Pain that persists over a long period of time, known as chronic pain, can result from an untreated medical condition, unidentified injury or disease. This type of pain may be worsened by environmental and psychological factors, and can be difficult to treat. Most pain can usually be diagnosed and successfully treated within a relatively short period of time.
Medical innovations in pain management offer patients new options. V. K. Puppala, M.D. offers the following treatment solutions on an individual solution basis: