Pain Management Doctor Corpus Christi, TX

Expert Pain Management Physician

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Manage Chronic Pain Symptoms

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Welcome to Tricity Pain Associates

At Tricity Pain Associates in Corpus Christi, TX, our physician, Dr. Gary Kao, is an expert at helping patients who suffer from chronic and acute pain management issues live more comfortably. Using innovative treatments and a patient-centered perspective, Dr. Kao takes the time patients need to answer any questions they may have about treatment options and help them feel informed about their decisions. He specializes in helping patients with fibromyalgia pain, neck and back pain, sciatica, and herniated discs. To help treat these conditions, Dr. Kao's office has comprehensive diagnostic testing and specialized treatments, like nerve blocks or spinal stimulation. Additionally, his friendly staff can provide information about scheduling or insurance. It can be tough to perform daily activities while living with chronic pain. If you suffer from chronic pain and want relief, please call and schedule an appointment. Don't let pain hinder you from doing the things you love.

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Our Corpus Christi Location

Located in the beautiful coastal city of Corpus Christi, TX, Tricity Pain Associates is an advanced facility equipped to help patients manage chronic and acute pain symptoms. Our office has the latest technologies and spacious treatment rooms, which provide a private and comfortable experience for all of our patients. Dr. Kao's friendly staff loves taking the time to answer any questions about scheduling or insurance. Thank you for entrusting us with your pain management needs. We are here to help you live a better quality of life and help you get back to your daily routine and the things you love.

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"I am happy there. Dr. is going the extra mile. I have been to other Doctors no one tried as hard. You have to realize they can only do so much. The other place lost my x-ray and never ordered another. You will be sorry if you leave"



"Great guy. Knows ha stuff.He took care of me and I appreciate him for getting me in under 24 hrs. Highly recommend."



"I think Dr Gary Kao is a great doctor He always talks and explain to his patients What his plan is if something is not working will With whatever you are talking. My care taker is Not wanting me to do the next procedure that That Dr Gary Kao wants to do , I sure have a lot To think about!!!!! But Dr.Gary Kao is the Docter for Interventional pain. Miss Vicki knight😷"



"I want to give kudos to Dr. Kao for his expertise and in-office pain management equipmentthat I have had treatment on.Having very stiff back muscles from years of FIBROMYALGIA and other related issues, the injections he gave me, neuro muscurally were quite effective.During another office visit, in describing some of my neck stiffness going down to my shoulder he went and got some injections to take care of the persistent spasming.His office is clean and staff is friendly.I would recommend him to other patients."



"I was extremely impressed and satisfied with the patient care and service i received. From the front desk, to the assistants, and the doctor. Each and every one of them was courteous, professional, and made my visit very comfortable. Dr. Kao was professional, thorough, and took time to listen to me. Thank you!"




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When suffering from chronic or acute pain, we know how difficult it is for patients to manage everyday tasks. Our tailored list of resources is designed to help patients find information quickly and accurately. Please review our patient resources, our doctor, our facility, and the services we provide. We look forward to helping you safely manage your pain.