United Pain Center accepts government-sponsored insurances as well as private commercial insurances. Please verify with your insurance for current contracts.
Currently, United Pain Center accepts the following:
Office visits-please arrive 15 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment time.
First time patient- If you are a new patients please arrive 30 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment time to allow sufficient time for new patient paper work.
Procedures – Please arrive one hour prior to your scheduled procedure time to complete the necessary pretreatment procedures.
You will need to bring with you to every visit a photo ID and proof of insurance. Also, if you have any imaging, such as an MRI, please bring a report and a copy on CD/DVD.
We offer extended hours for your convenience. For a complete list of hours please see the “Contact Us” Tab for hours and location.
If you have questions, please feel free to email us at Info@UnitedPainCenter.com
or phone our office at (951) 303-3718.
All procedures require that the patient not eat or drink for 8 hours before the scheduled appointment. Additionally, all blood thinning medication must be held for three days prior to the procedure, and a driver is required to take the patient home afterwards.
Interventional procedures generally require one half hour to one hour. Additionally, patients are monitored for approximately one hour after the procedure in a separate recovery area.
Yes, patients are awake during procedures, and monitored continuously as well. Mild sedation options may be available for certain procedures.
After the procedure, patients can resume taking their regularly scheduled medications. Mild pain and swelling may occur at the injection site(s), which may be lessened with a cool pack to the affected skin. Many patients experience instant pain relief with injections, but others may not feel benefit for up to a week after the procedure, particularly if corticosteroids were injected. Most patients return to work and other activities the day after the procedure.