Pain Management Specialist

Downtown Pain Management

Board Certified Physician located in Red Bank, Hoboken, and Manalapan, NJ

Living with pain can make even the most basic tasks feel difficult and tedious, but a wide variety of effective pain management techniques are available. At Downtown Pain Management in Red Bank and Hoboken, New Jersey, Ron Ben-Meir, DO, FAAPMR, specializes in advanced, nonsurgical pain intervention. For state-of-the-art pain management, call the office nearest you or book an appointment online today.

Pain Management Q&A

What is pain management?

As a board-certified pain management physician, Dr. Ben-Meir focuses on evaluating and treating all types of pain, including short-term (acute) and long-lasting (chronic) pain.

He offers a broad range of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures like musculoskeletal ultrasound and fluoroscopy-guided knee injections right in the office at the three convenient Downtown Pain Management locations.

Using advanced technology, Dr. Ben-Meir makes sure you get an accurate diagnosis and effective treatment that stops pain at its source.

When should I see a pain management specialist?

Dr. Ben-Meir provides individualized pain management for many ailments, from sports injuries to chronic conditions like arthritis. Some of the most common pain disorders he treats at Downtown Pain Management include:

  • Neck pain
  • Back pain
  • Pelvic pain
  • Pinched nerves, including sciatica
  • Joint pain
  • Cancer pain
  • Post-surgical pain
  • Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS)
  • Pain from acute trauma, such as a sports injury or car accident
  • Nerve pain, including neuropathy and spinal cord injuries

Sometimes, chronic pain occurs on its own without an identifiable cause. This is known as chronic pain syndrome, and it may occur along with other conditions that cause long-term pain like fibromyalgia and stroke.

What innovative pain management procedures are available?

Dr. Ben-Meir carefully evaluates your condition and creates a personalized pain management plan tailored to your needs. At Downtown Pain Management, he uses state-of-the-art interventional pain management procedures like:

  • Epidural steroid injections and nerve blocks
  • Facet joint injections
  • Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy
  • Facet joint injections
  • Trigger point injections
  • Radiofrequency ablation
  • Sacroiliac (SI) joint injections
  • Selected nerve root injections
  • Neuroma injections
  • Genicular nerve blocks
  • Prolotherapy
  • TenJet treatment for chronic tendon pain

He considers every available approach to managing pain, including integrative and alternative therapies like yoga, acupuncture, medical marijuana, and chiropractic care. Physical therapy and medication also play a key role in pain management.

If you continue to experience chronic pain despite conventional treatments, Dr. Ben-Meir may recommend a surgically implanted spinal cord stimulator. This device stimulates specific parts of your spine with electrical signals that interrupt pain transmission.

For advanced expertise in interventional pain management, call Downtown Pain Management or schedule an appointment online today.