Press Release

Pain Management services now available at IU Health Frankfort

August 19, 2020

At least 100 million Americans and more than 1.5 billion people worldwide live with chronic pain. Most Americans with it say it’s tough for them to sleep well at night and concentrate during the day. They also say it affects their energy levels and their enjoyment of life.

Pain Management specialist focus on the diagnosis and management of chronic pain. Vinay Belamkar, MD, a board-certified interventional pain management specialist with Apollo Pain Center is now seeing patients at IU Health Frankfort Medical Office located at 1458 S. Jackson Street.

“Chronic pain is a debilitating disease that affects the whole family,” explains Belamkar. “My goal is to limit your pain and raise your quality of life. Treatment can give you the skills to manage your chronic pain on your own and make you more able to function and return to the daily activities you enjoy.”

Pain can result from an injury or a chronic condition, or the cause of pain may be unclear. The treatment plan may focus on addressing the cause with therapy or surgery. Medication may be needed to help reduce pain. Dr. Belamkar will help determine the best approach to help patients live as pain free as possible.

Appointments may be scheduled for Mondays and Wednesdays, 8 am – Noon. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Belamkar, call 317.536.4040.

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