Caudal Epidural Steriod Injection

Caudal Epidural Steriod Injection

What is the epidural space and what is an epidural injection? The covering over the nerve roots in the spine is called the dura. The sleeve-like space surrounding the dura is called the epidural space. Nerves travel through the epidural space before they travel into your legs. The nerves leave the spine from small nerve holes. These nerves may become inflamed due to irritation from a damaged disc...

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Spinal Cord Stimulator

Spinal Cord Stimulator

What is Neurostimulation? The use of electrical stimulation to relieve pain began in ancient times with the placement of torpedo fish directly onto painful body parts. Since then, the application of electrical stimulation to the body for pain relief has become much better and more sophisticated. In 1989, spinal cord stimulation (SCS) was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as a...

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Miguel A. Dominguez, M.D.

Miguel A. Dominguez, M.D.

Dr. Miguel Dominguez has been practicing Interventional Pain Medicine Since 1992. He is board certified in Pain Medicine (ABPM), Interventional Pain Medicine (ASIPP) and Anesthesiology (ABA). He is the Founder, President, and Medical Director for American Pain Institute. Dr. Dominguez is a graduate of the world renowned University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine.  He completed his...

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Our Goal

Our Goal

To provide significant pain relief to patients while improving their quality of life. Dr. Miguel Dominguez is trained in the latest advances in medical treatment and technology. According to the National Institute of Health, chronic or persistent pain happens when pain signals keep firing in the nervous system for weeks, months or even years.  Chronic pain can be caused by many different...

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Relieving the PAIN is what we do best!

Relieving the PAIN is what we do best!

CHRONIC PAIN is a multifaceted and complex syndrome that adversely affects a person’s physical, emotional, socioeconomic, and spiritual well-being. It can disrupt human relationships, creativity, productivity and impact the quality of life. It slows you down, controls what you can and can not do and puts boundaries on your world. American Pain Institute, with two locations in Orange and Los...

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