Pain management, also called pain medicine, is a type of specialized medical care designed to minimize the impact of surgical pain or chronic pain. Chronic pain, in particular, can be difficult to control and sometimes is impossible to cure. Pain management treatment can help reduce pain and allow patients to enjoy a better quality of life. Here are some of the pain management services we provide at Advanced Spine & Pain Clinics of Minnesota.

Functional Medicine

Personalized care that integrates traditional medicine with alternative therapies for holistic health and wellness – that’s the mission of functional medicine. Through effective, nonsurgical treatment options that enhance your body’s…

Regenerative Medicine & Cellular Therapy

Regenerative medicine involves all-natural, alternative therapies that treat acute and chronic pain. These therapies can often replace the need for pain medications, steroid injections or surgery. Our providers also use regenerative…

Pain Management

Pain management is specialized medical care that addresses chronic or acute pain, minimizing its impact on your daily life. Our treatment options relieve pain and improves function, often avoiding the need for surgery, enabling you…

Longevity & Wellness

Did you know many of the regenerative medicine techniques we use for pain relief can also provide cosmetic and anti-aging benefits? To rejuvenate the skin, restore hair loss and regain a more youthful appearance overall, our medical…

Minnesota Medical Cannabis Program

As part of our commitment to treatment solutions for a wide range of chronic conditions, we offer evaluations and certifications for patients who may be eligible for the Minnesota Medical Cannabis Program…

Accident & Injury

Our staff can provide the following medical legal services in the state of Minnesota: Independent Medical Exams, Expert Witness, Legal Narratives, Second Opinions, Worker’s Compensation Cases, Motor Vehicle Injury…

A2M Injections

A2M is a major immune system molecule that is found in the blood plasma. A2M is a broad-spectrum multi-purpose protease inhibitor that can inactivate many types of proteinases, specifically Matrix Metalloproteinases (MMPs)…

Facet Joint Injections

Facet joints exist between each vertebral body in the spine and help to stabilize the spine, provide balance and allow motion. We use these joints every day, and they usually develop some wear and tear over time. When facet joints…

Bone Marrow Concentrate

The bone marrow is a rich source of mesenchymal stem cells in the body. The bone marrow can be aspirated from the iliac crest and concentrated (BMC) in a centrifuge to maximize the stem cell count. These…

Cervical, Thoracic & Lumbar Radiofrequency Ablation

Nearly everyone has experienced some degree of back pain in their lives. Many even live with chronic back pain that impacts their quality of life on a daily basis. If this sounds like your situation, a radiofrequency neurotomy could help…


A discography is an interventional procedure that can help identify specific conditions and injuries in the spinal discs. This procedure can be useful for identifying a specific disc that needs to be addressed by the surgeon…

Epidural Steroid Injections

Neck pain is all too common among patients of any age, and its causes are numerous. Whether your neck pain is the result of whiplash from a car accident, or due to a sports injury or pinched nerve, a cervical epidural steroid injection…

IV Infusion Therapy

Your mind and body need the right balance of nutrients – not only to stay healthy and prevent disease, but also to stay active and reach peak athleticism. Whether the goal is to relieve pain, boost energy, reduce stress, decrease…


Prolotherapy is a revolutionary technique for treating pain from injuries or degenerative conditions. It is completely natural and offers patients an alternative to surgery for treating painful conditions.

Ketamine Therapy

Pain happens in life – but you do not need to suffer. For certain types of pain, ketamine therapy provides an alternative approach to pain management and pain relief, bringing you options beyond surgery and potentially addictive…

Lumbar & Sacroiliac Steroid Injections

Injection therapy can be an effective treatment method for relieving pain in the back and throughout the body. There are several types of steroid injection techniques. Here we are going to discuss two of the more…

Medial Branch Block

The medial branch nerves deliver pain signals from the spine to the brain. Certain conditions and injuries can affect these nerves and cause severe pain in a patient. A medial branch block is a procedure in which local anesthetic…

Peptide Therapy

With aging comes declines in strength, aerobic capacity, energy, stamina and other areas. When natural growth hormone production slows down, so does the body’s natural ability to perform other processes needed for a youthful…

Percutaneous Balloon Augmented Vertebroplasty

Percutaneous balloon augmented vertebroplasty is a minimally invasive spine surgery used to stabilize compression fractures in the lumbar and thoracic vertebral bodies. These fractures may occur as the result of trauma…

Percutaneous Discectomy

A percutaneous discectomy is a minimally invasive spine procedure used to relieve pain caused by a herniated disc and pinched nerve. There is minimal risk involved in this procedure, and patients report significant back pain relief…

Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy

For orthopedic sports injuries, arthritis and other painful conditions that affect joints and surrounding tissues, you have treatment options beyond the traditional path of surgery, physical therapy and medications. Today’s…

Spinal Cord Stimulation

Spinal cord stimulation is a revolutionary pain management treatment that can be very effective for patients suffering from chronic pain. By implanting a small wire in the epidural space near the spinal canal and applying a small…

Other Services Offered

  • Pain management consultation
  • Selective nerve root injections
  • Trigger point injections
  • Myers’ Cocktail infusions
  • Vertebroplasty/kyphoplasty
  • Celiac plexus block
  • Stellate ganglion block
  • Lumbar sympathetic block
  • Intra-articular knee joint injections with Synvisc
  • Botox for migraine and cervical dystonia
  • Occipital nerve blocks/sphenopalatine ganglion for chronic headache
  • Cancer pain management
  • North American Spine procedures for symptomatic disc herniations
  • Medication management

Medical Cannabis Program

We offer evaluations and certifications for patients who may be eligible for the Minnesota Medical Cannabis Program. This service is not covered under traditional medical insurance and is a cash-only option. We will perform an evaluation, determine eligibility, register the patient into the Minnesota Board of Medical Cannabis Registration System, and provide a signed Medical Cannabis Certificate. The patient will then be directed to the nearest Medical Cannabis Dispensary. The program is limited to patients with the following conditions:

    • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    • Cancer/cachexia (wasting and/or severe nausea)
    • Glaucoma
    • HIV/AIDS
    • Seizures
    • Severe and persistent muscle spasms
    • Terminal illness with severe pain, nausea and/or wasting
    • Tourette’s syndrome

Regenerative Medicine

  • Platelet rich plasma (PRP) therapy/injections
  • Soft-tissue injury including tendonosis and tendonitis, rotator cuff injury, whiplash injury and many more
  • Chronic conditions such as knee osteoarthritis, hip arthritis/bursitis, sciatica, sacroiliac joint pain, low back pain, neck pain
  • Intradiscal stem cell therapy
  • Prolotherapy
  • Bone marrow aspirate concentrate (BMAC)
  • PRP for hair regrowth
  • Regenerative medicine for acute and chronic conditions
  • Prolotherapy (injections that are not steroids for soft-tissue and arthritic conditions)
  • B12 injections for energy
  • Isagenix weight loss solutions


  • Independent Medical Exams
  • Expert Witness
  • Legal Narratives
  • Second Opinions
  • Worker’s Compensation Cases
  • Motor Vehicle Injury/Personal Injury

Longevity & Wellness Services

  • Botox for anti-aging and wrinkles
  • Vampire facial
  • O-shot and Priapism shot for female and male sexual enhancement
  • Filler injections for the face (Juvederm, Restylane, Belotero)
  • Botox for hyperhidrosis (excessive armpit sweating)
  • SkinPen microneedling