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Pain Management, we can help you with

headaches.

Pain Management, we can help you with

lower back pain.

Pain Management, we can help you with

neck pain.

Pain Management, we can help you with

fibromyalgia pain.

Pain Management, we can help you with

osteoarthritis.

Get your life back without the pain.

Dr. Srutwa and our friendly, dedicated staff embraces the wholeness of pain treatment with natural, innovative and patient-tailored pain management programs. Our focus of care is not only to reduce pain, but also to increase quality of life and function. Our goal is to provide relief for patients suffering from chronic pain, musculoskeletal disorders and other neurological conditions.

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Your path to healing starts with a strong patient-doctor relationship.

Dr. Srutwa conducts a thorough assessment of your pain, its possible causes, whether it’s chronic or acute, provides a hands-on examination to locate the origin of the pain and more. After this initial assessment he will determine the appropriate treatment approach which may include, medical acupuncture, osteopathic manipulation, trigger point therapy, deep muscular stimulation, vibration plate therapy or more. With Dr. Srutwa and his team supporting you, you can be in control of your own path to healing.

Pain Management at PrivaMD|Physicians specializes in diagnosing and treating pain conditions.

Pain Management at PrivaMD|Physicians specializes in diagnosing and treating pain conditions associated with Parkinson’s disease, MS, fibromyalgia, any spine pain like degenerative disc disorders, herniated discs, post-surgical pain, arthritis and other joint disorders, essential tremors, Lyme disease, even sleep disorders related to chronic health, overused muscle/joint pain and more.

Yamamoto Scalp Acupuncture treats any pain receptor on the human body and is Dr. Srutwa’s preferred method of treatment for all new patients. He also uses acupuncture with stimulation at 20Hz for certain patients, but he believes scalp acupuncture is more effective at targeting specific areas of pain in the body.

  • Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT)
  • Trigger Point Therapy is used after OMT for certain patients with significant rigidity/spasm in their muscles
  • Deep Muscular Stimulation after OMT for certain patients with significant rigidity/spasm in their muscles
  • Vibration Plate therapy for Osteoporosis, Osteopenia, and Diabetic neuropathy patients
  • Acupuncture for Temporomandibular Disorder
  • Scalp Acupuncture, some with stimulation for Anxiety and Depression

If you’re seeking an effective method to truly manage your pain, talk to a PrivaMD|Physician to see if medical acupuncture might be right for you. 

Medical Acupuncture

Acupuncture has been used for centuries to treat pain. By inserting very thin needles through your skin at strategic points on your body, acupuncture can relieve discomfort associated with a variety of diseases and conditions and is used medically to relieve and manage chronic pain. PrivaMD|Physicians offer acupuncture services to manage pain and discomfort associated with:

  • Headaches
  • Lower back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Fibromyalgia pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • And more

Thaddeus P. Strutwa, MD

PrivaMD’s Neuromuscular Medicine + Medical Acupuncture
“Medical Acupuncture is a low cost, elegant way of managing pain immediately. It doesn’t rely on expensive technology. Medical Acupuncture is like standing at a circuit breaker and shutting off pain one circuit at a time.”

Background
Dr. Srutwa received his B.S. in Psychology from Loyola University in Chicago. His medical school training was completed at the American University of the Caribbean. After medical school, Dr. Srutwa served three years overseas with the United States Army Medical Corps. Upon his return stateside, he began his post-graduate training at Michigan State University, learning Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine. After completing his training,
he taught manipulative medicine for several years.

Dr. Srutwa studied Medical Acupuncture for Physicians at UCLA, completed his training in 1996 and continues to take additional acupuncture training on a regular basis. He has practiced in West Michigan since 1996. Dr. Srutwa joined PrivaMD in May of 2019 to provide patients with integrative pain management with an emphasis on his specialty, Medical Acupuncture.

Dr. Srutwa brings to his patients the combined knowledge of Allopathic (M.D.), Osteopathic (D.O.), and Eastern Modalities in medicine. He believes in the reduction of medications and invasive procedures to help his patients get back to their lives without the pain. After an initial assessment, Dr. Srutwa will determine the appropriate approach for treatment which may include modalities like medical acupuncture, cupping, trigger point injections, or osteomanipulation to relieve pain and improve the body’s function. His goal is to improve the balance of your life.

PrivaMD|Physicians FAQs

Care Coordination
Transparency + Accountability.

That’s the PrivaMD way. Whether it be exercised in a Care Team Consult or by securing and managing patient portal data, PrivaMD is highly engaged and collaborative in coordinating their patients’ care.

With longer consultative visits, we will ensure a complete and accurate diagnosis. When there are differing opinions about your course of care, we will work in collaboration with you, and with health care providers to avoid circular discussions and diagnoses.

We will make sure that your entire care team listens to you and is aligned on next steps. And when a specialist is required, you will have a say; and PrivaMD has the responsibility to advocate and align your healthcare providers. PrivaMD wants you to be comfortable with the quality of care that you receive. We are transparent in all that we do.

Flexible + Personalized
How so?

Because our Physicians are not bound by volume-based visits, we have the ability to take the necessary time to get to the bottom of your patients’ health issues.

Technology-Enabled
Is My Information Safe?

We offer state-of-the-art HIPPA-compliant platforms that allow for texting and TeleHealth communication with patients—most of which are dropped right in the patient’s chart!

Learn more about our integrative approach to traditional and functional medicine. Download the PrivaMD|Physicians brochure.

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PrivaMD physicians and practitioners use functional medicine to determine why you're feeling so tired, unfocused, or just plain sick. We address health concerns at their root cause and partner with you to develop your personalized path to total health and wellness.

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PrivaMD|Physicians and PrivaMD|Wellness is a custom, relationship-based health care option for patients seeking integrative care and functional medicine. We focus on preventative, collaborative care that truly supports our patients' individual journeys to optimal health and wellness.

PrivaMD Office

16986 Robbins Rd., Suite 180
Grand Haven, Michigan 49417

Call: (616) 213-0253
Email: info@privamd.org

M-T: 8 AM - 7 PM
W-F: 8 AM - 5 PM
Sat*: 9 AM - 2 PM

*1st & 3rd Saturday of each month

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Holiday Hours

PrivaMD will be closed:

Tuesday, December 24th
Wednesday, December 25th
Tuesday, December 31st
Wednesday, January 1st

Dr. Srutwa will be seeing patients by appointment only on: December 26, 27, 30 and January 2, 3

Dr. Barber  will be seeing patients by appointment only on: January 2, 3

Medication Refills: Please make sure you have enough medication to get you through January 6th. Request refills prior to Thrusday December 19th.

PrivaMD|Physicians and PrivaMD|Wellness is a custom, relationship-based healthcare option for patients seeking integrative care and functional medicine. We focus on preventative, collaborative care that truly supports our patients' individual journeys to optimal health and wellness.

PrivaMD Office

16986 Robbins Rd., Suite 180
Grand Haven, Michigan 49417

Call: (616) 213-0253
Email: info@privamd.org

M-T: 8 AM - 7 PM
W-F: 8 AM - 5 PM
Sat*: 9 AM - 2 PM
*1st & 3rd Saturday of each month

Connect with us