Integrated Pain Specialists at Michiana Spine

Integrated Pain Specialists at Michiana Spine

Office Policies

Things to Bring to Your Appointment

  • State Photo ID
  • Insurance card or copy of motor vehicle insurance (if applicable).

Spine Procedure Patient Instructions

Patient instructions to follow prior to having a Spine Procedure in our office.

If these instructions are not followed, your appointment will be cancelled.
  • STOP aspirin or aspirin containing products 7 days prior to procedure.
  • STOP anti-infammatories 3 days prior to procedure.
  • If you are taking Coumadin or Heparin, please call your prescribing doctor or our nursing advice line.
  • DO NOT STOP your heart, blood pressure or lung medications.  Bring your asthma inhalers with you.
  • If in doubt of what your current medication may contain, call your pharmacist or our office.
  • If you are diabetic or hypoglycemic, your appointment should be scheduled before 10:00 AM.
  • If you start getting symptoms of a cold, flu or are currently being treated for an infection, call our office immediately.
  • You must fast 6 hours prior to procedure.  Sips of water may be taken with medication.
  • No alcoholic beverages the night before or day of the procedure.
  • Please shower using Phisoderm or Hibaclens the morning of the procedure.  (These products are over-the-counter skin cleaning products.)
  • If having a cervical procedure, MEN should be clean-shaven from chin to neck.
  • Wear comfortable clothing.  Please wear underwear.
  • DO NOT wear any jewelry.

Note: If you have previously been instructed by us, have a driver take you home.  If you are taking a cab, you still need to bring someone to accompany you after the procedure. (The cab driver is not considered a companion.)

Mishawaka, Indiana

3740 Edison Lakes Pkwy
Mishawaka, IN 46545
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St. Joseph, Michigan

2500 Niles Road, Ste. 3 
St. Joseph, MI 49085
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Kalamazoo, Michigan

555 W. Crosstown Pkwy, Ste 201
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
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Niles, Michigan

24 N. St. Joseph Ave, Ste B
Niles, MI 49120
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