Pain Management Clinic in Newark
Lags provides pain treatment and other services for Newark, DE and surrounding areas
Lags Medical Center in Newark, DE
Address: 100 Biddle Avenue, Suite 101, Newark, Delaware 19702
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm
The Lags pain management specialists in Newark focus on the diagnosis and treatment of chronic pain, joint pain, knee pain and back pain using our cutting-edge program: the MAP protocol. This 3-tiered approach addresses pain from the Metabolic, Anatomical and Psychological perspectives – to treat the underlying causes rather than simply covering up the symptoms with medications.
Primary Providers at this location: Francis P. Lagattuta, MD, Candice Roberts, FNP-C
Languages spoken at this location: English, Spanish
Key Treatments Offered:
EMG/NCV – an electromyography (EMG/NCV) is a test that is used to record the electrical activity of muscles. An EMG is often performed along with a nerve conduction study (NCS).
Ultrasound Guided Injections – an ultrasound guided injection combines the advantages of ultrasound procedures and medication injections. Ultrasound guidance ensures the most accurate and precise delivery.
ENFD Skin Biopsy – Epidermal Nerve Fiber Density tests are used to screen for small fiber peripheral neuropathy. It is performed using a circular blade that removes a small, 3mm (epidermis) skin sample. The sample is sent to our lab to analyze under a microscope where the nerves are physically counted.
SI Injections – a sacroiliac injection (SI) delivers long-acting steroids and numbing medication into the large sacroiliac joint of the lower back where the spine and pelvis connect. This procedure is used to reduce inflammation and pain often found in the lower back, buttocks, groin and legs.
PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) – injections represent a newer form of regenerative therapy, where substances taken from a person’s own body are used to treat tissues that are damaged or injured. Referred to as an autologous blood therapy, this treatment uses a person’s own blood components to stimulate and enhance the body’s natural healing process.
Medication Management – we can take over comprehensive medication and opioid management. Our proven and effective ‘tapering-down’ approach is used in combination with interventional approaches and sometimes psychological support to help patients achieve the best possible quality of life.
Insurances accepted at LAGS Medical Centers Newark:
While providing the best possible pain care, we do our best to work with you and your insurance – this includes most private, major and state health plans (including Medicaid and Medi-cal). Feel free to contact us if you have any questions – just call 302-392-6501 and one of our friendly staff members will be glad to assist you.
A few of the insurances that we regularly work with include:
Amerihealth – PPO & HMO
Blue Cross/Blue Shield – Delaware
Cigna – PPO/HMO/OA
Department of Labor
Highmark – Delaware
Independence Blue Cross
Maryland Physicians Care
Medicaid – Delaware & Maryland
Medicare – Delaware & Maryland
Medicare – Railroad DE
Medicare – University of Maryland
United Health Care /Americhoice
Workers Comp – Delaware & Maryland