Now, that’s a pain in the back!No pain, no gain?Pain in the Neck

Now, that’s a pain in the back!

Low back pain...again?

If you’re in pain, we can help.

Who doesn’t get back pain? In the U.S., it’s one of the most common reasons for physician visits. In fact, five out of 10 working adults have back pain every year. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Turn to the Pain Institute for the relief you need. Get Help Today Advanced Treatment. Proven Relief.
Back Pain Relief in Erie, PA

No pain, no gain?

No pain, no gain?

If you’re in pain, we can help.

Athletes may swear by this saying, but the truth is, if you have pain during exercise or activity, there’s probably something wrong. At the Pain Institute, we help you figure out what’s causing the discomfort and how to help prevent injury and ongoing pain.

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Sports Pain Relief in Erie, PA

Pain in the Neck

What a pain
in the neck!

If you’re in pain, we can help.

Almost two-thirds of people have nagging neck or shoulder pain at some point in their lives. But that doesn’t make living with it any easier. At the Pain Institute, we’ll determine the cause of your pain and help you find relief.

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Advanced Treatment. Proven Relief.

Neck Pain Relief in Erie, PA

What Our Patients Say – Click Here To View Video Testimonials »

Without Dr. Thomas' expertise and caring, I would still be in a wheelchair. I had back surgery in 2010, but it did not solve my problem. I was still experiencing severe pain; my pain level was 10+. Because of (more…)

Louise, Escondido, CA

Dr. Thomas was very caring and one on one care from staff. They made me feel as though I was the only one there.


All the staff was very friendly and professional. They made me feel extremely comfortable.  Dr. Thomas is a great doctor.


I have recommended your office to numerous people in the Meadville area. Dr. Thomas is great and I appreciate all he’s done.


You have the best staff of any doctor’s office I have ever been in. Everyone is so pleasant and nice. The best is Dr. Thomas.


Everybody and everything was done very professional, and the caregiving was exceptional. Thank you Dr. Thomas and your staff very much.


I had a back injury in 1979. Despite five back surgeries, pain blocks and physical therapy, I had little to no relief. Due to the ongoing chronic pain, I suffered deep depression. (more…)


Dr. Thomas, Thank you so much for helping me to be more comfortable in live. I’m so grateful for my pain relieve I’ve received.


Pain Management Specialists

Tri-State Pain Institute’s staff is focused on providing compassionate care for our patients. We strive to avoid unnecessary surgeries and prevent long-term problems of addicting medications. Offering advanced treatment and proven relief, Drs. Joseph and Jung-Woo Ma provide nationally recognized treatment and care for patients experiencing acute or chronic pain.

Learn more about Drs. Joseph and Jung-Woo and how they have been helping Erie, PA with pain management below:

Dr. Joseph Thomas

The director and founder... more »

Dr. Jung-Woo Ma

An interventional pain... more »

Aaron Kleps, PA

A board certified... more »

Brian Horgan, PA

Brian Horgan, a board... more »

Angela Dunkle, PA

Introducing Angela Dunkle, Physician... more »

Heather Adams Szymczak, PA

Heather Adams Szymczak, Physician... more »