Osteoarthritis (commonly referred to as arthritis) is one of the most common orthopedic conditions. If you are experiencing arthritis, you already understand the pain and discomfort involved and how it can negatively impact your quality of life and enjoyment of daily activities.
Historically, many patients over 40 with pain due to osteoarthritis have been advised to try physical therapy, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications (NSAIDs), or other injections that can be harmful to the long-term health of the joint. In many cases, surgery or joint replacement is often recommended.
The patients we treat for arthritis pain benefit from:
Contact us today for an evaluation of your condition, or a second opinion. We’ve helped many active patients avoid or postpone joint replacement surgery by reducing joint pain and improving joint function.
As a Board Certified physician in both Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation with a subspecialty in Pain Medicine, Dr. Jamie Lewis treats patients throughout Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho. Dr. Lewis received a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of California, Riverside, and earned his Doctor of Medicine from Loma Linda University School of Medicine. While continuing his clinical training, Dr. Lewis completed an internship in Internal Medicine, a residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and a fellowship in Pain Management at Loma Linda University and affiliated hospitals. In addition to the NWC4RM, Dr. Lewis is the medical director of the Center for Integrative Pain Medicine and also acts as the medical director of the Structured Intensive Multidisciplinary Pain Program at St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute in Spokane, Washington.
Areas treated: Cervical Spine (Not Upper Cervical or CCI)*, Hip, Knee, Lumbar Spine, Shoulder, Thoracic Spine, Foot & Ankle, Elbow, Hand & Wrist
Dr. Nemri is a graduate of Minsk State Medical University. He completed an Anesthesiology residency program at Cook County Hospital in Chicago, Illinois, then continued to further his specialization in Pain Management by completing a fellowship program at the same institution. He is Board Certified in both Anesthesiology and Pain Management. Dr. Nemri practiced Anesthesia and Pain Management for several years in the largest pain management group in Northwest Indiana and the Greater Chicago area before moving to Washington State to be closer to his family. Dr. Nemri’s extensive experience has brought many patients the expertise of a compassionate and caring physician.
Areas treated: Cervical Spine (Not Upper Cervical or CCI)*, Lumbar Spine, Thoracic Spine