Pain Management Clinic in St. Peters
Dr. James Sturm is a Triple Board Certified Pain Management Doctor, with over 30 years of experience.
Arch Advanced Pain Management Center is located in Saint Peters, MO. Our pain management physician Dr. James Sturm and his staff combined have decades of experience in advanced pain care. This pain clinic is dedicated to the treatment of acute/chronic pain and sports medicine pain. Additionally, it is our focus to help with your pain management and pain relief.
Pain affects more Americans than diabetes, heart disease, and cancer combined. Unfortunately, at least 100 million adult Americans have chronic pain conditions, a conservative estimate since it does not include recent pain or pain in children. Also, chronic pain is pain that exists beyond the normal healing process.
Arch Advanced Pain Management Center is a holistic pain program that takes the entire patient into focus.
About 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...
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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 can range from a pulled muscle to chest surgery. Dr. James Sturm D.O. DABA, FIPP, will help reduce or eliminate your chest pain.
Upper or lower extremity pain is common and we help people every day with their pain in St. Louis.
From chronic pancreatitis to chemotherapy pain. Fortunately when possible address the cause and reduce or eliminate abdominal pain.
Low Back Pain
Low back pain has numerous sources. Our pain management doctor in St. Louis offers holistic solutions for low back pain.
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 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.
We can treat a variety of buttock pain such as sacroiliac joint pain, piriformis muscle syndrome, and more.
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Why Choose Us?
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 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.
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.
We provide care in an understanding environment.
Frequently Asked Questions
Pain Management physicians diagnose conditions, provide treatment (prescribe medication and rehabilitation services, perform procedures to relieve pain). They may also help counsel patients.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Scott M. (Patient)
"Dr Sturm took the time to sit with me, discuss what’s going on, and lay out a plan. He wasn’t just going through the motions and checking boxes. After struggling for years to feel better I feel like I’m finally in the right place. Such a relief!"