Dr. Alfred Grimes, MD

Dr. Alfred Grimes, MD

Pain Medicine | Male | 67 years old

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The first step in treating a patient with pain is to obtain an accurate diagnoses. We do this by actually listening to the patient and also by examining them. That accomplished we then go over all available options and decide , in cooperation with the patient, which ones to pursue. This is optimally accomplished with a combination of interventional procedures and medication management.Read more

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Dr. Grimes' Care Philosophy

The first step in treating a patient with pain is to obtain an accurate diagnoses. We do this by actually listening to the patient and also by examining them. That accomplished we then go over all available options and decide , in cooperation with the patient, which ones to pursue. This is optimally accomplished with a combination of interventional procedures and medication management.

Dr. Grimes' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Pain Medicine
  •  Board certified in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Vulvar Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Congenital Spine Disorders
  • Connective Tissue Disorders
  • Craniospinal Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Dystonia
  • Ear Ache
  • Elbow Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Pain
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Disorders
  • Hip Impingement
  • Hip Injury
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Ligament Sprain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Metatarsalgia
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Injuries
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Injuries
  • Neck Pain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Neurological Injuries
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pars Planitis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Post-Polio Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Shingles
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Thoracic Disc Disorders
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Wrist Pain

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Arkansas College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1979

  • Internship Hospital
    Lac+Usc Medical Center

    Completed in 1980

  • Residency Hospital
    Baylor University Medical Center

    Completed in 2000

    Lac+Usc Medical Center

    Completed in 1982

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Ucsf Medical Center

    Completed in 2001

  • Undergraduate School
    Cal St Univ

    Graduated in 1971

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Procedures Performed

  • Chemodenervation
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Cortisone Injection
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Facet Joint Nerve Ablation
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Pain Management
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Prolotherapy Injections
  • Radiofrequency Denervation
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Soft Tissue Injections
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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