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Advanced Pain Management Institute

    • Advanced Pain Management Institute offers a multidisciplinary approach in controlling chronic pain. Interventional options are utilized in combination with therapy, lifestyle changes and medications with the goal of improving the individual's quality of life and avoiding dependency on opioids.

      Interventions are performed under fluoroscopic and ultrasound guidance for precision and safety.

      Interventional options include spinal injections, peripheral nerve blocks, joint injections, spinal cord stimulation, peripheral nerve stimulation, Percutaneous Decompression (Nucleoplasty), Discogram and kyphoplasty. Spinal injections including epidural injections, selective nerve root block, facet blocks/radiofrequency ablation. Peripheral nerve blocks include occipital nerve block, suprascapular nerve block, median nerve block, femoral nerve block, genicular nerve block and ilioinguinal/iliohypogastric nerve block. Cranial nerve block but also performed including trigeminal nerve block and glossopharyngeal nerve block. Sympathetic blocks include stellate ganglion, lumbar sympathetic plexus, hypogastric plexus and ganglion impar block.

      Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS) including dorsal ganglion stimulation (DRG) is used for treatment of lumbar postlaminectomy syndrome, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, peripheral neuropathy, Postherpatic Neuralgia and Spinal Stenosis in the absence of surgical options.

      Peripheral Nerve Stimulation (PNS) is utilized for neuropathy including occipital nerve stimulation, femoral nerve stimulation, suprascapular nerve stimulation, and sural nerve examination.

      Kyphoplasty is used for treatment of vertebral compression fractures where cement is injected inside the fractured vertebra.

      Treatment of cancer related pain including intrathecal pumps/ports and neurolytic injections.

      Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) is helpful in healing and regeneration of the damage to tendons, osteoarthritic joints and resistant bursitis.

Dr. Zakari has been a practicing medical professional for the Canton community since 2010. This practice understands that your health and wellness concerns extend beyond routine medical care. Dr. Zakari is a highly trained, triple board-certified Pain Management Physician who provides an array of comprehensive services and procedures within the field. Read on to learn about his medical and academic background.

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Advanced Pain Management Institute has been a leading provider of pain management to the Canton/Akron community since opening in 2014. Our facility is comprehensive and well-networked with connections to many local chiropractors, surgeons, and physicians. We have the onsite resources to provide procedures under x-ray and ultrasound guidance. Our staff is able to accommodate a large number of patients while still providing excellent and compassionate one-on-one care. We are dedicated to serving you and your loved ones with the best care available.

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