• Does Dr. Cohen prescribe narcotics?

    Does Dr. Cohen prescribe narcotics?

    No. Narcotics are for acute pain not chronic. We deal with the problem and not with a cover up. Narcotics can become more of a problem than the issue itself.

  • How do I get an appointment?

    How do I get an appointment?

    Call the office and speak with our office manager Marilynn, who will assist you in scheduling an appointment. If you have medicare or most insurance you can see dr cohen for a consult. We make sure to get in touch with your primary care provider to ensure that we have your pertinent medical history and can treat you to the best of our ability.

  • Can any pain be treated?

    Can any pain be treated?

    Most pain can. Go to the Conditions page for a list of conditions, symptoms, and disease-related pain that we treat at the American Pain Relief Institute.

  • Am I too young or too old to get treated?

    Am I too young or too old to get treated?

    Dr. Cohen has treated children as young as 12 and senior citizens in their late 90s.

  • Is the treatment a surgery?

    Is the treatment a surgery?

    No.

  • Will I be put under anesthesia?

    Will I be put under anesthesia?

    Mild to moderate sedation is provided for the patient’s comfort. General anesthesia is not needed. This means you’ll never “go under”, you will be provided medication that will make you feel comfortable. Patients often fall asleep during the procedure.

  • How long does the treatment last?

    How long does the treatment last?

    This differs from patient to patient. The treatment can last from several months to years. The best way to prevent the pain from coming back is to follow the lifestyle changes suggested by Dr. Cohen.

  • Which types of insurance are accepted?

    Which types of insurance are accepted?

    The American Pain Relief Institute accepts most types of insurance. Go to the Insurance page for a list of accepted insurance. If you don’t see yours, it is likely that we still accept it. If you would like to verify, please call us at 1-877-354-3348.

  • Are there payment plans available?

    Are there payment plans available?

    Yes. Our office manager will make sure that you can receive the treatment that you need and if necessary create a plan that fits your needs.

  • If I am traveling from out of state where is the best, most affordable place to stay?

    If I am traveling from out of state where is the best, most affordable place to stay?

    Please visit the Travel page for hotel and motel options closest to the hospitals.

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