Alexander Ronald Rances, DO

INTEGRATIVE PAIN MANAGEMENT OF NY

OFFICE IN CHELSEA, NY

IPMNY PROMISE

At Integrative Pain Management of New York, we provide comprehensive and compassionate care to all those suffering from pain using safe and proven methods that improve function and quality of life.
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MEET DR. RANCES

Alexander Rances, DO, provides interventional and holistic treatments to patients at Integrative Pain Management of NY. Board Certified in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine and Acupuncture, Dr. Rances has nearly 20 years of experience treating pain.

Prior to his medical training, Dr. Rances practiced acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine for several years. His unique background allows him to apply the latest advancements in interventional techniques alongside more holistic concepts such as acupuncture and osteopathic principles.

Using a multimodal, integrative approach, Dr. Rances hopes to help patients seeking relief from a variety of painful conditions including joint pain, tendonitis, back pain, and neck pain.

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PAIN MANAGEMENT FOR
ALL BODY AREAS

Which area of your body needs attention?

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NECK PAIN

Neck pain is a very common condition with symptoms ranging from mild to severe. Common causes we can help you address range from muscle strain and poor posture to herniated discs and arthritic changes in the spine.

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SHOULDER
 PAIN

Shoulder pain can be due to repetitive strain and overuse or to a specific injury to the tendon, inflammation or damage in the cartilage. Most of the time it does not need surgery. We can put together a comprehensive treatment plan including physical therapy, activity modification, medication, or certain injections when necessary.

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ELBOW PAIN

Elbow pain or strain is often caused from leisurely or professional sport-related activity. The elbow responds well to conservatives treatment. For pain that is chronic and persistent there are certain injections that can facilitate healing such as PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) 

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HANDS & WRISTS

We treat a variety of common hand and wrist conditions ranging from “trigger finger” and De Quervain's Tenosynovitis to carpal tunnel syndrome, which is associated with pain tingling to the hands and fingers.

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HIP PAIN

Pain in the hip can be acute or chronic and can often cause pain in the groin. Conditions associated with the hip include hip arthritis and labral tears and can be due to soft tissue injury or inflammation.

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BACK PAIN

Back pain is another very common condition with symptoms ranging from mild to severe. Common causes we can help you address range from muscle strain to herniated discs and arthritic changes. Oftentimes back pain persists even after surgery. We offer a variety of alternative treatment options including spinal cord stimulation, epidural steroid injections and radiofrequency ablation. 

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KNEE PAIN

Knee pain can be mild to severe and associated with swelling, instability and difficulty walking. Some conditions we treat at IPMNY include osteoarthritis, meniscus tears and strains in the ligaments.

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FOOT & ANKLE PAIN

There are a variety of causes for foot and ankle pain. Most of the time pain is due to some type of inflammation for which IPMNY offers nonsurgical treatments like PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma). A rare cause can be due to CRPS (Complex Regional Pain Syndrome) where Spinal Cord Stimulation may help.

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FEATURED SERVICES

ACUPUNCTURE

Acupuncture can greatly reduce inflammation all over your body, making it a very powerful and all-natural pain relief option. With many patients now looking for alternatives to pain medication, alternative medicine techniques like acupuncture are often a great way to improve quality of life and wellness.

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PLATELET-RICH PLASMA
(PRP) THERAPY

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy uses the high concentration of proteins, or growth factors, to promote healing within your body. The growth factors in PRP are essential for clotting your blood after an injury and they prompt your body’s natural healing abilities.

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PRP therapy
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IV INFUSION THERAPY

IV infusion (or intravenous therapy) is an infusion of fluid, vitamins and minerals that can be used to combat dehydration and fatigue, detoxify the body, and help to replenish and boost energy. 

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WHAT OUR CLIENTS ARE SAYING

OUR TESTIMONIALS

"I can’t say enough great things about Dr Rances. He is the most caring, kind, intellectual and empathetic Dr. I have ever encountered in my life. To say that he goes above and beyond would be a great understatement. Anyone would be lucky to have him as their physician."
– T.D.
"Dr. Rances is one of the Best Pain Management Physicians that I've ever have been blessed to encounter. He is patient, kind, understanding and he listens to your needs, unlike many Doctors now a days, he cares and most definitely knows how to target your pressure points to heal and control your pain. I've been under Dr. Rance's care for over 3 years now and I will not exchange him for anyone else, I pray he never leaves us, may he and his family be blessed always. Thank you Dr. Rances for all you do for me."
- M.A.
"Dr. Ranches is a very professional knowledgeable and caring doctor. He explains everything precisely and easy to understand. He also has excellent collaboration skills, which made me very comfortable considering I was in pain. 5 stars to Dr. Rances and his assistant."
– W. C.
"I have a few bad injuries and I have a lot of pain. But since Doctor Rances started treating me, I have a lot of Improvement. I recommend if you have pain to see Doctor Rances – and the staff is one of the best!"
– J. S.
"Such an all around professional practice to visit always. Dr. Rances has excellent bedside manners and attentive skills. The staff is always courteous, respectful, knowledgeable and helpful. I am comfortable coming here for my care which helps with lessening my anxiety. I will always refer this practice to anyone because of the tremendous help and results I’ve received since coming here."
– L. J.
"This is my third time at the office and my experience is always excellent; the staff is very nice and friendly. The doctor is very knowledgeable about my case when he comes in to talk to me and I appreciate that so much. He takes the time to talk to me and I appreciate the service that I get from this office."
– A. C.