Arch Advanced Pain Management

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

St. Louis Pain Management Doctor | Medical Marijuana Card Doctor

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

The Best Pain Management Clinic in St. Louis

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


Back Pain St Louis Pain Management

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. Our pain management physician Dr. James Sturm and his staff combined have decades of experience in advanced pain care. 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 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 InjectionsFacet Joint InjectionOccipital Neuralgia, and much more.

Head and Neck Pain Management

Head and Neck Pain

We find the root cause of head & neck pain at our St. Louis pain management center and offer multiple treatments for reducing or eliminating it.

Chest Pain Management

Chest Pain

Chest pain can range from a pulled muscle to chest surgery. Dr. James Sturm D.O. DABA, FIPP, will help reduce or eliminate your chest pain.

Extremity Pain Management

Extremity Pain

Whether upper or lower extremity pain are common and we help people everyday with their pain in St. Louis.

Abdominal Pain Manegement

Abdominal Pain

From chronic pancreatitis to chemotherapy pain. We will when possible address the cause and reduce or eliminate abdominal pain. 

Low Back Pain Management

Low Back Pain

Low back pain has numerous sources. Our pain management doctor in St. Louis offer holistic solutions for low back pain.

Nerve and Other Pain Management

Nerve and Other Pain

Dr. Sturm has over 30 years of experience with Nerve and other pain. Anywhere from cancer pain to fibromyalgia and muscle related pain.

Pelvis and Groin Pain Management

Pelvis Pain and Groin Pain

Can range from: chronic pelvic pain to hip pain. Let us help identify the problem so we can manage or even resolve your pain.

Buttock Pain Management

Buttock Pain

We can treat a variety of buttock pain such as: sacroiliac joint pain, piriformis muscle syndrome, and more.

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.

Call Us at: 

(636) 244-5004

Dr. Sturm - Pain Management
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Why Choose Us?

Comprehensive Patient Evaluation

Dr. Sturm will provide comprehensive patient evaluations to determine the source of pain generation so that we can treat it in the most effective manner.

Holistic Approach to Therapy

Holistic Pain Dr. Sturm offers therapies and solutions to our patients based on a holistic approach keeping in mind the risk and benefits of those therapies.

Most Advanced Treatments

We constantly seek out the most advanced treatments, and make use of the most advanced technology to ensure the highest relief rates among our patients.

Understanding Environment

We provide care in an understanding environment.

Frequently Asked Questions


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 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.

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."

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