APG — A Better Way to Treat Pain
Our approach to the treatment of pain is unique. At APG, our multidisciplinary group of physicians and providers offer treatment options personalized for each patient. We recognize that no two patients are alike, and neither is their pain.
We offer an array of services not found in most healthcare settings. Our ability to offer the best in medical and physical treatments in each location means that our patients have more options.
We leverage the synergistic effect of internal medicine, clinically advanced pain procedures, physical therapy, and chiropractic care tailored for each patient. Our goal is to develop a treatment plan with minimal risk and maximum relief. Our team will work to develop a comprehensive plan that makes sense for you.
Our team of skilled and experienced physicians and nurse practitioners are supported by a friendly staff of administrative and healthcare professionals. We take great pride in listening to your needs and providing you a comfortable environment for your care.
Battling chronic pain requires more than a needle or medication; it takes a team of professionals with different areas of expertise working together. Throughout the entire treatment plan our team will meet and review your progress. Our team approach will ensure we get you back to living the life you deserve.
We encourage you to try our way — a Better Way to Treat Pain.
7 Staggering Facts about Opioid use in the US…
1. In 2016, health care providers across the US wrote more than 214 million prescriptions for opioid pain medication—a rate of 66.5 prescriptions per 100 people.
2. As many as 1 in 5 people receive prescription opioids long-term for noncancer pain in primary care settings.
3. More than 11 million people abused prescription opioids in 2016.
4. Every day, more than 1,000 people are treated in emergency departments for misusing prescription opioids.
5. More than 40% of all US opioid overdose deaths in 2016 involved a prescription opioid.
6. Drug overdoses claimed the lives of nearly 64,000 Americans in 2016. Nearly two-thirds of these deaths (66%) involved a prescription or illicit opioid.
7. The CDC estimates the total economic burden of prescription opioid misuse in the US is $78.5 billion a year, including the costs of health care, lost productivity, addiction treatment, and criminal justice involvement.