Dr. Vikas Garg M.D.
Pain Management Specialist | Interventional Pain Medicine286 N Gateway Dr 201 providence UT, 84332
Dr. Vikas Garg practices Pain Medicine in Logan and Salt Lake City, Utah. Pain medicine is concerned with the prevention of pain, and the evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of patients experiencing pain. Pain medicine physicians use a broad-based approach to treat all pain disorders, ranging from pain as a symptom of disease to pain as the primary disease. Dr. Garg serves as a consultant to other physicians but is often the principal treating physician, providing care at various levels; such as treating the patient directly, prescribing medication, prescribing rehabilitative services, performing pain relieving procedures, counseling patients and families, directing a multidisciplinary team, coordinating care with other healthcare providers, and providing consultative services. At his pain clinic, his goal is to improve pain, have full healing so that no surgery is needed.
Education and Training
Michigan State University - MA in Health Care Administration
Uni of Washington, Seattle Fellowship training
Gov't Med Coll, Baba Farid Univ Hlth Sci, Patiala, Punjab, India MD
American Board of Pain Medicine- Pain Management
Family MedicineAmerican Board of Family MedicineABFM
Dr. Vikas Garg M.D.'s Expert Contributions
Vikas Garg, MD, MSA is a Pain Management Specialist, practicing with Interventional Spine & Pain Management’s locations in Logan and Murray, Utah. They treat many pain-oriented conditions, such as low back pain, sports injuries, whiplash, migraines, car accident injuries, work-related...
Ditch the ibuprofen, it does more bad than good.Many patients take NSAIDs, like ibuprfen and aspirin, to relieve their pain. However, taking too many NSAIDs can damage the lining of your gut and feed bad gut bacteria. Instead of taking ibuprofen or aspirin, there are several natural pain relievers...
60-80% of the US population will experience an episode of lower back pain at some point in their lifetime. 1% of US the population is disabled due to back pain. Some pain is manageable, lasting for only a short period of time, but when lingering, it can cause significant impact physically and...
Question: What is low back pain?Answer: Low back pain is a very common problem, and 60 to 80% of the US population would experience an episode of low back pain at some point in their lifetimes. Question: Why it is important to treat pain?Answer: Pain is okay when its acute and is going on for a...
It does sound like that, but she needs further testing to be sure. READ MORE
It depends on what is causing the pain and then depending upon the cause, treatment can be prescribed. She needs to see her PCP to see what can be causing the pain. READ MORE
It's very common for pain to cause depression and depression to cause pain and sometimes it's like a cycle which needs to be broken. READ MORE
Usually, NSAIDs like Ibuprofen is the most common medication for this kind of pain. READ MORE
4-6 hours is most common time gap READ MORE
It needs to be checked by your PCP please. READ MORE
It all depends upon what is causing pain, if it's acute or chronic. Pain killers may be needed if pain is not under control with other modalities. READ MORE
Need to see a GI physician for that. READ MORE
Different causes including muscles, nerve pain, need to be checked for sure by your PCP. READ MORE
Need some imaging on hip. Sometimes, it can be simple muscle pain and need PT for that. READ MORE
Hello, causes can be increased acid production causing indigestion and cough and chest pain. It can be muscular as it's coming with heavy breathing. Those are the only 2 options i can think of... READ MORE
Need to be checked by your PCP. READ MORE
Check your Vit D levels and may need to take supplements. Try PT and NSAIDs like Ibuprofen also. READ MORE
Needs to be checked by your surgeon. READ MORE
1. Find out what triggers it and may need to avoid triggers, may be certain foods also. 2. research has sown that pressing gently the forehead area can help with headaches also 3. biofeedback and acupuncture has shown results also. 4. i know you don't want to try medications but there are preventive medications available also READ MORE
There can be number of reasons, usually muscle pain is consequences of underlying disc, joint issues. It needs to be examined to find the accurate cause of the back pain. READ MORE
It needs more testing for sure. Pancreatitis, intestinal angina, hernia, stomach ulcer can cause that...not sure if you smoke/drink alcohol, please talk to your family practitioner immediately. READ MORE
It does sound like a nerve kind of pain. If it keeps on happening again, an imaging may be needed to rule in/out the cause. READ MORE
Seems like a shoulder problem, of course, mostly from rotator cuff. You may want to start with physical therapy and NSAIDs like ibuprofen. If that is not working, may need imaging and injection in the shoulder. READ MORE
A number of areas like disc, joints, ligaments can cause back pain. try core strengthening exercises, stretching, heat/cold, and regular ibuprofen (after meals and if you don't have contra indications). READ MORE
Areas of expertise and specialization
Faculty Titles & Positions
- Local Public Speaking -
- American Academy of Pain Management
- International Spine Intervention Society
University of Washington - Pain Management
Professional Society Memberships
American Academy of Pain Management , International Spine Intervention Society
Articles and Publications
Articles for International Spine Society
Teaching and speaking
- Local Public Speaking
Hobbies / Sports
Hiking, Family Time
Favorite professional publications
The Spine Journal
Dr. Vikas Garg M.D.'s Practice location
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Patient Experience with Dr. Garg
Dr. Garg was compassionate and informative during my entire visit. I am so happy I found a specialist I can trust!
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