Dr. Jay's Tustin Place Medical Group -  - Health and Wellness Specialist

Jay Amin, MD

Health and Wellness Specialist located in Tustin, CA

Pain Management Specialist

An estimated 11% of all adults live with chronic pain, many of them with daily pain that’s severe enough to interfere with their quality of life. Dr. Jay Amin has extensive experience developing individualized pain management plans that include diverse therapies to help you find relief and stay active. If you suffer from chronic pain and you’re ready to explore conventional and alternative treatment options, please call Dr. Jay’s in Tustin, California, or book a consultation online.

Pain Management Q & A

What are the different types of pain?

Acute pain develops suddenly but lasts a short time. Chronic pain is ongoing or recurrent pain that lasts at least three to six months. Pain may persist after an injury heals, or you may have an ongoing illness responsible for the chronic pain. In some cases, chronic pain develops even though an underlying cause isn’t identified.

Pain arises from many potential causes, but some of the most common include:

  • Back: Disc herniation, disc degeneration, sprain and strain
  • Headache: Migraine, tension, post-trauma
  • Rheumatologic: Arthritis, fibromyalgia
  • Musculoskeletal: Sports injuries, soft tissue sprains and strains, repetitive use injury
  • Neuropathic: Diabetic neuropathy, carpal tunnel syndrome, postherpetic neuralgia
  • Cancer: Bone pain and neuropathy from chemotherapy

Can acute pain become chronic pain?

Any time you suffer acute pain, your nerves react and carry messages to the brain saying you’re in pain. If your nerves and brain are constantly stimulated by acute pain, they become hypersensitive – a condition call central sensitization.

Central sensitization makes nerves overreact to things that aren’t normally painful. You’ll feel intense pain from a slight bump or the touch of clothing. Central sensitization can turn acute pain into chronic pain.

How is chronic pain treated?

Each patient’s pain management plan is customized to meet their needs with one or more types of therapies such as:

Non-opioid medications

About 180 different medications are available that aren’t opioids -- one or more may work for you.

Physical therapy and exercise 

Regular exercise has been proven to reduce chronic pain. Physical therapy teaches exercises that are safe for you and incorporates other treatments that relieve inflammation and pain, such as massage, deep heat, or transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS).

Chiropractic care 

Numerous studies show that spinal manipulation relieves chronic low-back pain just as well as other treatments, including taking pain-relieving medications. Additionally, chiropractic therapy that realigns or decompresses your spine has a body-wide impact because it relieves pressure on nerves and blood vessels. Chiropractic techniques can also be used to treat other areas of your body, such as your knees and feet.

Acupuncture

Acupuncture restores balance to the natural flow of biologic energy, called Qi, which supports your body’s ability to heal. In addition to unblocking your energy, acupuncture also triggers the release of endorphins and neurotransmitters that relieve pain, reduce inflammation, and strengthen your immune system. Following a course of acupuncture treatment, improvement in chronic pain may last a year.

Major Insurance Providers Accepted

At Dr. Jay's Tustin Place Medical Group, we accept most major insurance plans. Here is a list of some of the plans we accept. Please contact our office if you do not see your insurance provider listed. We accept the following insurances.

Aetna
Blue Cross
Blue Shield
Cigna
Medicare
United Healthcare
Testimonials

Words from our patients

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    "The receptionists were friendly, and the RN was experienced and very knowledgeable. The facility was spotless."

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  • Yelp

    "Dr. Amin takes time to listen to our needs, he put us on the right path of a healthy life. I would highly recommend him to all my friends and family!"

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    "Very welcoming and friendly staff. I'm currently having laser removal done and am pleased with the results so far."

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    "Dr. Jay is not only a phenomenal doctor, full of knowledge and great wisdom, but he's also a soulful human being full of grace and kindness!"

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    "Love this place! I got the CoolSculpting treatments on my thighs and abdomen. Prices were all reasonable. The staff is super friendly and the place is clean."

    Hannah S.
  • Healthgrades

    "Dr. Jay takes the time to know you as a person and understand what is troubling you. Excellent care... He will be my doctor for life!!"

    Verified Patient
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    "I had laser hair removal and acne services. Results are very satisfying. Front office staff and nurses were very friendly and patient."

    Verified Patient
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    "The best doctor I've ever met. I feel much better after six months. I was 225 pounds and now I am 189 pounds."

    Verified Patient
  • Yelp

    "I have received such great results. Laser hair removal, botox and fillers just to name a few have changed my life!"

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    "Best laser medical spa I've ever been to. They really treat you like family here. I highly recommend this place to everyone."

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Location
Dr. Jay's Tustin Place Medical Group
13273 Jamboree Road
Tustin, CA 92782
Phone: 714-832-2222
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714-832-2222