Lisa Means

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Face of Pain Management

Beat chronic pain for good with the latest drug-free treatment options that can relieve or eliminate painful conditions.

NFL Super Bowl champion and first-round draft pick, Dr. John S. Michels, is an expert in pain. After an injury ended his football career, he decided to take his experience as a patient and use it to drive his passion as a double board-certified doctor of interventional pain management.

As a result of his road to healing, Dr. Michels possesses a deeper understanding of the complex challenges of pain. This motivates him to help each patient return to optimal health. At his practice, his goal is to ensure that pain and injury don’t stop his patients from living their lives to the fullest.

Dr. Michels is a world-renowned expert in interventional pain medicine. He is a member of the board of directors for the American Society of Pain & Neuroscience. He has published multiple articles and book chapters on the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic pain. He specializes in using minimally invasive image-guided techniques to treat acute and chronic pain conditions, including neck and back pain, sciatica, herniated discs, joint pain, spinal stenosis, spinal compression fractures, migraine headaches, peripheral neuropathy, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), and sports injuries.

Dr. Michels is consistently recognized by his peers and patients for his compassionate and high-quality medical care. He is honored to once again be named as one of the Best Doctors in Dallas by D Magazine. Since relocating his practice from Newport Beach, California to Dallas in 2016, he has also received numerous other awards, including the Texas Super Doctors in 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020, Vitals Compassionate Doctor, Patients’ Choice, On-Time Doctor Awards, and Healthgrades Honor Roll.

Dr. Michels is accepting new patients. His office is conveniently located in Preston Center, near the intersection of Northwest Highway and the Dallas North Tollway.

Interventional Spine & Pain
8222 Douglas Avenue, Suite 890
Dallas, Texas 75225



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