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Appointments

For all appointments and inquiries, please call (586) 286-7246.

Please arrive 10-15 minutes early for your Appointment for registration and to fill in a health questionnaire.

When you come for your Appointments, please remember to bring the following

  • Drivers License or a valid ID

  • Insurance information

  • Referral Letter (if required)

  • Reports, X-rays, MRI’s, CT scans etc and any other relevant information

  • List of medications (if any)

 

To cancel an Appointment

Telephone the office during business hours and allow at least 1 days’ notice so that we can offer your appointment time to patients on our waiting list.

We recognize that your time is valuable, and we make every effort to run on time. Occasionally emergencies or patients require a little more time, and these cause scheduling delays beyond our control. We apologize if we keep you waiting.

What to expect at your initial visit

 

You can expect the following at your first visit: 

  •      A physical exam and medical history review 

  •      Possible imaging tests such as an X-ray, MRI or CAT scan 

  •      An evaluation of your symptoms 

  •      A determination of your needs and goals 

 The physician will focus on pinpointing the condition that is causing your pain.  By listening to patient and providing a thorough examination, Dr. Thakur can get an accurate diagnosis. 

 

Pain Management treatment plan

Your treatment plan may include one or a variety of the following treatments: 

 

  •      Use of medication 

  •      Further diagnostic testing 

  •      Involvement of a pain psychologist if you are dependent on pain medication. 

  •      Physical therapy 

  •      Laser Treatment 

  •      Injection procedures using steroids or nerve blocks 

  •      Ongoing monitoring and follow-up appointments 

  •      Referral to other specialists 

Each patient is different and has a specially designed treatment plan that works best for their specific problem.