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What to expect when you visit our pain treatment center

Arrive Early

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  • There will be paperwork to fill out at our doctor's office on the first visit, please allow time to fill it out.
  • Check-in at the reception desk in the waiting room using a valid OHIP card and a government ID.
  • Bring your prescription drug plan, imaging (xray, MRI,CT) reports, or other documents related to your problem area.  

Dress Appropriately

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  • The area of concern will be examined at the time of consult (i.e. Lower Back Pain: lumbar area). 
  • Wear appropriate clothing to allow exposure of the area (i.e. knee pain: shorts, Neck or shoulder: tank-top, etc.).
  • If there are braces or supports that help you function (knee braces, walkers, etc.) bring them on the day of the consult to our pain clinic if necessary to walk.

Decide with your doctor

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  • You will be presented treatment options during your initial consult at the doctor's office .
  •  Your family physician/referring physician will receive a copy of the consultation.

Same-Day Treatment

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  • It may be possible to receive treatment on the same day as the initial consult at our pain treatment center .
  • Some procedures may require the patient to bring a driver for safe transportation home.

Contact one of our booking specialists if you have questions.

Follow-up

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A post procedure follow up may be  arranged for re-evaluation and assessment of relief at our doctor's office . 


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General Clinic Information

Procedures

  • Patients who are on antibiotics or who are suffering from active infections may have their procedure rescheduled.
  • Continue all medications and your usual diet both before and after the procedure. 
  • If you take blood thinners, specific instructions will be given to you prior to the procedure. 
  •  You may be required to stay in the pain treatment center for 15 minutes after the procedure to monitor your response to the injection.

Children and Family

  • No childcare areas available in the pain clinic. Please plan accordingly. 
  • Children are not allowed in the pain treatment center .
  • We will try our best to accommodate  one accompanying adult with the patient at the time of consultation at the doctor's office . 
  • Our questionnaire and consultation is in English. 
  • If English is not your primary language, please bring a translator.

Animals

  •  Guide dogs for the blind are allowed in the reception area only. 
  • "Therapy" or "Service" or "Comfort" dogs are not allowed in the pain clinic treatment areas due to health and hygiene regulations. No pets are allowed at our pain treatment center.

Transportation

  • You may require a driver depending on your procedure.
  • If road conditions are not safe, please contact us to re-schedule your appointment.

Food, Drink & Devices

  • Food or drinks are not allowed in the pain clinic . 
  • Cell phones should remain on silent during consultation.
  • Any audio or video recording devices are not allowed in clinical areas to ensure confidentiality and privacy.

Accessibility

  • Patients on wheelchairs must be able to stand and pivot transfer to obtain treatment. There is no hoyer lift in our pain treatment center.



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TIPS - The Interventional Pain Specialists

Pain Treatment Center

Tel (905) 237-4623
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Email: reception@tipsmed.com  


8760 Jane Street, Suite B05B 
Concord, Ontario.  
Canada. L4K 0E8  


 

8760 Jane Street, Concord, Ontario. Canada. L4K 0E8

Hours

Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm

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