Frequently Asked Questions

The Pain Relief Institute is a leading provider of Conservative Pain Management and Non-Surgical Alternatives to Surgery. With locations throughout Chicagoland, PRI is very accessible, seeing many patients from Wisconsin, Indiana, and across the country. We proudly offer the latest in pain management services to all!

Yes, PRI is a provider for Medicare and most major insurance. For those without insurance PRI does offer affordable self pay rates and payment plans for its pain management services.

Substances derived from living cells, but not those of the patient. Biologics are commonly used in rheumatology (Humira, Enbrel, Botox) but are also derived from amniotic fluid to reduce inflammation in the treatment of joint degeneration and arthritis.

Substances that are naturally derived from the patient and can heal orthopedic tissue, commonly Platelets from Blood, Bone Marrow Concentrate and Adipose (Fat) Grafts.

Many biologics are covered by insurance but only a select few amniotic-based biologics are covered. PRI is the exclusive provider for one of these covered biologics for treatment of orthopedic condition for qualified patients.
PRI may use a combination of OrthoBiologics and Biologics in the treatment of spinal and joint conditions, but often will start with Biologics. PRI’s OrthoBiologics start at just $250.

Pain Relief Institute utilizes Digital Motion X-Ray for precise placement. The treatment is an out-patient procedure lasting approximately 10 minutes, and the patient can walk out and drive home following the procedure.

Having administered more Biologics based injections than any group in the area, the Medical Team at PRI are the leading providers of OrthoBiologics and Biologics services.

Treatment with MLS & HILT Laser is safe. However, there are safety precautions that need to be followed in order to ensure safety. High Intensity Laser light can be dangerous to the eyes (even closed eyes); therefore both the patient and the clinician must wear safety goggles provided by the device supplier. As High Intensity Laser operates in at high power patients are asked about their sensations during the pain management treatment and possibly adjust the power according to the patients feelings.

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