“Whether it’s physical or emotional,” says LVRC Medical Director, Dr. Mel Pohl, “all pain is real and needs to be treated. But finding the appropriate treatment can take time, and a person in pain often just wants to be ‘fixed.’ Now. And feeling that way is completely understandable and acceptable.” What’s not acceptable, to Dr.…Details
A one-hour Continuing Education Unit (CEU) has been approved by the Nevada State Board of Examiners.
Las Vegas Recovery Center is proud to announce its partnership with nationally known interventionist, Ed Storti. He has more than thirty years of experience in delivering successful interventions, as well as a comprehensive understanding of the recovery process. Ed Storti is noted as an author, a lecturer, and an intervention specialist. He is an International…Details
Drug abuse and addiction are not death sentences, though if left untreated they can be fatal. There are treatment programs designed to help the addict become free of drugs and return to a healthy, more productive life. The sooner someone seeks help, the better his or her chances of recovery. Denying there is a problem…Details
The following is an excerpt from Dr. Mel Pohl’s award winning book about chronic Pain Recovery, “”A Day Without Pain”. Scientists have long understood that the feeling of pain is located in the brain; hence, “no brain, no pain.” To understand the biology of pain, let’s look at what happens when you get a nail…Details
“I have had the benefit of consulting at Las Vegas Recovery Center, where Dr. Mel Pohl is the medical director and practicing physician. Clients arrive from all over the United States, usually having already experienced multiple methods of treatment. Most of the treatments have involved multiple surgeries, extensive dosing of pain medications, or some…Details
In August of 2016, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) announced plans to classify the drug kratom as a “Schedule I” drug, which would place the substance in the same category as heroin, LSD, ecstasy and marijuana. Schedule I drugs, as defined by the DEA, are “drugs, substances, or chemicals with no currently accepted medical use…Details
Mel Pohl, MD, FASAM Appeared on Ralston Reports on Channel 3 for an Interview about The State of Nevada Cracking Down on Overprescribing Prescription Drugs
An interesting and important interview with Larry Pinson, Secretary of the Nevada Pharmacy Board, Dr. Joe Hardy and Dr. Mel Pohl, Medical Director of Las Vegas Recovery Center.