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Palmer Pain & Headache is a distinguished interventional pain clinic committed to the mitigation of chronic and acute pain, employing an extensive range of minimally-invasive surgical and non-surgical techniques. Our unwavering focus on accurate diagnosis enables us to target the underlying causes of pain, facilitating long-term relief through therapeutic interventions.


Our Collaborative Approach


At the Pain and Headache Center, we place a premium on collaboration. We work closely with each patient’s primary care physician and other esteemed healthcare professionals to ensure the delivery of the highest standard of care. Our overarching objective is to minimize, and ideally eliminate, opioid dependency by offering alternative, effective pain management solutions.

We are eagerly looking forward to the privilege of serving you, addressing your pain and headache concerns, and contributing to your overall well-being.

Thank you for considering the Palmer Pain and Headache.

“He who has health has hope; and he who has hope, has everything.”

Thomas Carlyle

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Since 1998

At Palmer Pain & Headache, we take pride in our rich history of over two decades of dedicated service. For more than 20 years, we have been at the forefront of the pain management field, providing compassionate care and innovative solutions to those in need. Our extensive experience is a testament to our commitment to excellence in addressing pain and headache-related issues.

We Will Help You Every Step Of The Way

James H. Price, DO.

Dr. Jim Price, Palmer Pain & Headache’s Board Certified Anesthesiologist is also a Peri-Operative Pain Specialist and is well versed to look after any ongoing pain concerns before or after your surgery.


With 20 years of experience, Dr. Price is a Diplomat of the American Board of Anesthesiology and a Delegate to the American Society of Anesthesiologists. Dr Price first received his Bachelors in Science degree in biology and psychology and followed with his medical degree at the Western University in California where he performed several rotations in Alaska and immediately felt at home with the state. 


After completing his residency in anesthesiology at the University of Florida, Dr Price returned to Alaska where he worked at Mat-Su Regional Medical Center. Dr Price has also worked with Alaska Native Health and small rural hospitals and enjoyed serving these communities. With his previous experience serving other outpatient, ambulatory surgical centers and private practices in the Lower 48, he is well equipped to optimizing the outcomes for patients at Palmer Pain and Headache and is able to provide patients “full service” anesthesia and pain management. 


His skills range from a strong background in orthopedic and neurosurgical spine anesthesia, his expertise in regional anesthetics, interventional pain procedures and multi-modal therapies. Dr Price’s primary goal is to enable patients a quick recovery and optimize their post-operative pain and healing to achieve maximum benefits with minimal pain recurrence. 


Dr Price’s medical philosophy of “patients first” is part of his overall mission and values, where patients can enjoy the benefits of direct communication with their doctor and are treated with respect and kindness like family members.

Our goal is to help people in the best way possible. this is a basic principle in every case and cause for success. contact us today for a free consultation. 

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