Frequently Asked Questions
Why do I need to need to have a Primary Care Physician to be referred to your office?
Why do I need a referral from my doctor if my insurance does not require referrals?
Why do I have to fill out so much paperwork?
What is an agreement for Opioid Maintenance Therapy?
Why do I have to give a urine sample?
Why do I have to make an appointment to get my prescriptions?
How do I keep my medications safe?
Can I fill my medications early?
What can I expect if I've been referred to Pain Consultants of Atlanta because my doctor will no longer write the prescriptions (narcotics)?
What is an Epidural Steroid Injection(ESI)?
Why is ESI helpful?
Are the procedures painful?
What can I do following my injections?
How often can I have a steroid injection?
How long does the relief from injection procedures last?
Do you do ESI under X-ray?
Is steroid bad for you?
Does cortisone just cover up my pain? Will I injure myself without knowing?
How many injections will I need?
Why can't I eat before the procedure?