Frequently Asked Questions
What Are AI² Injections?
AI² is the name of our primary injections and is our acronym for the Anti-Inflammatory injection - hence AI².
AI² injections are a combination of steroid and vitamins given to help diminish chronic inflammation. Relief Today will disclose and discuss the specific components of AI² injections before initiating treatment. Our goal is to alleviate aches, pains, and stiffness to get you back to an active lifestyle. We also strongly recommend anti-inflammatory nutrients and will provide you with assistance concerning the dose and type of nutritional supplements. Additionally, Relief Today will provide you with guidance concerning inflammation reduction recommendations associated with diet, exercise, sleep, stress reduction, medications, and healthy habits.
Am I A Candidate For The AI² Injections?
Relief Today provides individuals a personalized injection protocol. Please refer to our website or feel free to contact Relief Today for a telephone interview or free, in-person consultation.
Is Relief Today a Pain Management Clinic?
No, we are not a classical pain management clinic.
Typical pain management clinics rely heavily on opioids and other addictive medications, in addition to a variety of surgical interventions and invasive procedures.
Our approach at Relief Today is much different. Inflammation respects no person nor spares any body system.
We neither endorse nor prescribe any addictive medications. In fact, our holistic approach addresses chronic inflammation. We believe chronic inflammation is the root cause of many unhealthy conditions prevalent in today's society.
Patient safety is our primary concern. We carefully screen potential candidates with a review of their medical history and current medications, while also performing a physical examination.
Our goal is to ensure the treatment is directed toward addressing the patients chronic inflammation.
Specifically, we provide injections of carefully selected steroids and vitamins. Additionally, we recommend medically vetted nutritional supplements, an anti-inflammatory diet, proper exercise, adequate sleep, and methods of stress reduction. These have all been proven to have profound effects on reducing chronic inflammation, and subsequently diminishing aches, pains, and stiffness.
For more information, schedule your no cost consultation.
What Does It Cost And Is It Covered By Insurance?
AI² injections are $350 per treatment session. While it may be covered by your insurance plan, we neither accept nor file insurance. We will provide you a receipt or invoice for services so that you can seek reimbursement from your insurance provider. We do not accept or bill Medicare or Medicaid.
How Do I Pay For The AI² Injections?
Relief Today accepts cash, check, ACH, debit, and credit card payments. Payments are required at the time of service.
How Do I Make An Appointment?
Either call Relief Today at (806) 641-6452 or schedule an appointment using the feature at the top of the page. .
Are There Side Effects?
There is always the potential for side effects with any medication. At Relief Today, we obtain a full history, perform a physical examination, and review your current medications to determine whether or not you are an appropriate candidate for AI² injections. Patient safety is our prime concern.
How Many AI² Injections Can I Get In A Year
After the initial AI² injection, a patient can receive another AI² injection after 6 weeks. After the second AI² injection, Relief Today recommends intervals of at least 4 months between any further treatments. In general, the total number of treatments per year is limited to 4.
What Is Relief Today’s Philosophy Towards Medical Care?
Relief Today puts the patient’s well-being and safety first. We believe environmental factors such as an unhealthy diet, processed foods, sedentary lifestyles, poor sleep habits, and the overwhelming stresses of daily life are likely to be the root cause of chronic inflammation. Relief Today simply addresses and treats chronic inflammation. We provide dietary recommendations and a source for anti-inflammatory nutritional supplements to help you feel good again.
Does Relief Today Prescribe Schedule II Medications or Opioid Analgesics?
No, Relief Today neither recommends nor prescribes any type of pain medications including Schedule II Narcotics or Opioid Analgesics.
How Long Can I Expect Relief After AI² Injections?
Everyone is different and we can provide no guarantees. Some patients experience relief for a short time period, while others experience relief for much longer periods of time. The degree of relief depends on a patient’s metabolism, genetics, lifestyle, medical health, activity level, sleep habits, previous injuries, and overall physical health. Your desire and drive toward a healthier lifestyle play pivotal roles in achieving better health by diminishing the damage of chronic inflammation.
How Long Does Getting Treated At Relief Today Take?
At Relief Today, our goal is to respect your time by remaining on schedule, on time, and providing safe and effective treatment in approximately 30 minutes. Please visit the Patient Information tab on our website and complete your registration prior to your appointment.
How Are AI² Injections Given?
AI² injections consist of targeted vitamins and supplements in addition to specifically selected steroids given intravenously (IV), intramuscularly (IM), and orally. Our blend of agents is non-narcotic, non-addicting, and formulated to produce a noticeable, immediate, and beneficial reduction in discomfort and stiffness.
What Are Relief Today’s Clinic Hours?
Tuesday: 12-8 PM, Wednesday - Friday: 9-5 PM, and Saturday: 9-1 PM. Relief Today has extended hours on Tuesdays and Saturdays to assist patients who work full time and unable to come during normal business hours.