Arch Advanced Pain Management
Pain Management Doctor & Regenerative Medicine
Dr. James Sturm D.O DABA, FIPP

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At Arch Advanced Pain Management we help people like you, everyday!
Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.

Arch Advanced Pain Management

Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.

Dr. James Sturm is a Pain Management Doctor, with over 30 years of experience.

Arch Advanced Pain Management ( AAPM ) is located in Saint Peters, MO. Our pain clinic is dedicated to the treatment of acute / chronic pain and sports medicine pain. Dr. James Sturm and his staff combined have decades of experience in this area. Our focus is on pain management and pain relief.

Pain affects more Americans than diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined. At least 100 million adult Americans have chronic pain conditions, a conservative estimate since it does not include recent pain or pain in children. Chronic pain is pain that exists beyond the normal healing process.
Arch Advanced Pain Management ( AAPM ) is a holistic pain program that takes the entire patient into focus. Patients seeking treatment at AAPM are assured of receiving only the finest and up-to-date care through...

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Conditions Treated at Arch Advanced Pain Management

Dr. Sturm and his staff at Arch Advanced Pain Management treat a wide variety of conditions. To make it easier we've listed the most common conditions treated by area of the body. Just click on the icon below to learn more about your pain management options or browse through the specialty tab for options like: PRP InjectionsStem Cell Injections, Facet Joint Injection, Occipital Neuralgia, and much more.

Head Pain Neck Pain

Head and Neck Pain

Chest Pain

Chest Pain

Abdominal Pain

Abdominal Pain

Low Back Pain

Low Back Pain

Pelvis Pain Groin Pain

Pelvis Pain and Groin Pain

Buttock Pain

Buttock Pain

Extremity Pain

Extremity Pain

Nerve Pain

Nerve and Other Pain

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Why Choose Us?

Comprehensive Patient Evaluation

Holistic Approach to Therapy

Most Advanced Treatments

Understanding Environment

O'Fallon Chamber of Commerce Member

About Pain Management Specialist: Dr. James Sturm

Dr. Sturm

Dr. Sturm has had numerous newspaper articles written about him on the successes that he has had treating patients. In addition, he has had a radio interview with Chicago B96 on the Chicago Connection show about the Arthrocare SpineWand for vertebral body cancer radiofrequency ablations. He has been running the pain management clinic: Arch Advanced Pain Management since 2011...Read More on Dr. James Sturm pain management clinic.

Vickie B  (Patient)

"Dr. Sturm is a very good doctor. The best in my opinion. Staff just add that extra bonus when coming and going. Dr. Sturm and his Staff have always answered any of my concerns. Everyone does a great job."

What is a Pain Doctor and what do they do?

Pain Management physicians diagnose conditions, provide treatment (prescribe medication and rehabilitation services, perform procedures to relieve pain). They may also help counsel patients.

Is a Physiatrist the same as a Pain Management Doctor?

Physiatrist physicians treat wide range of medical conditions that affect the body in a different matter normally more on a metal state verse a pain physician is trained to treat your pain.

What do they do at pain management?

Pain management will treat your pain and coordinate care with physician, therapy, rehabilitation and sometimes counseling.

What kind of doctor do you see for back pain?

A pain doctor / pain specialist / pain management specialist is a medical doctor who has received additional training normal referred to as D.O. Doctor of Osteopathy who specializes in pain medicine. Pain management physician focuses on the evaluation, treatment and prevention of pain and work closely with primary care physicians.

What drugs are used for pain management?

NSAIDS are normally the most effective for mild-moderate pain. Such as swelling and inflammation caused by arthritis, muscle spasms, sprains, injuries. Yes, they can prescribe opiates within the CMS guidelines.

What is the best pain medicine for pain?

Most pain management will start with NSAIDS and therapy, rehabilitation possible CT scans or MRI are needed to see what is really going on before they can do any kind of injections.

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