403 Lexington Cir, Grand Island, NE, 68803

(308) 675-3222

About Us

Pravardhan Birthi, MD


Dr. Birthi earned his medical degree from Bangalore Medical College in India. He completed his internship and residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and his fellowship in Pain medicine at University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky.


Dr. Birthi was chief resident during Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency. Dr. Birthi is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Pain medicine. Dr. Birthi is a member of many professional societies and associations.


Dr. Birthi previously served in the Indian Army as medical provider for 6 years and held rank of Major. Dr. Birthi has been in practice in Grand Island, Nebraska since completion of his pain management fellowship.




Jennifer Leiting, APRN-C


Jennifer Leiting APRN-C was born and raised in North Central Nebraska. She graduated from Clarkson College in 2016 with her Masters’s degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She is board certified through the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Jennifer joined the Grand Island Pain Relief Center in 2023. She is married with four children. Her interests include spinning/fitness activities, reading, and traveling.



Kelly Stevenson PA-C


Kelly Stevenson PA-C was born in Weston, NE, and is a graduate of Nebraska Wesleyan University. She received her Masters of Physician Assistant Studies from Union College in 2010. She is board certified through the NCCPA. Kelly joined the Grand Island Pain Relief Center in 2021. Her Interests include fishing, bow hunting, and camping.



Michelle "Shelly" Schiel, APRN, GNP-BC


Michelle "Shelly" Schiel, APRN, GNP-BC grew up in Minden, NE. She is a graduate of the University of Nebraska Medical Center. She received her Master's degree as a Geriatric Nurse Practitioner from UNMC in 2012. Shelly has two children and four grandchildren. Her interests include playing piano, volunteering, spending time with family, and traveling.



Jennifer Chavez, APRN, FNP-C


Jennifer Chavez, APRN, FNP-C was born and raised in Nebraska. She graduated from Chamberlain University in 2022 with her Master of Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She is board certified through American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Jennifer joined the Grand Island Pain Relief Center in 2023. When not working she enjoys spending time with her children.


Services

Conditions

Low Back Pain

Neck Pain

Cancer Pain

Shoulder Pain

Muscle Pain

Facial Pain

Thoracic Back Pain

Myofascial Pain

Neuropathic Pain

Tendonitis, Bursitis and Plantar Facilitis

Fibromyalgia

Shingles

Arthritis

Spasticity

Dystonia

Sciatica

Whiplash Injury

Post Laminectomy Syndrome

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy)

Headaches including Migraine, Tension Headache, Cervicogenic headache and Occipital neuralgia

Trigeminal Neuralgia

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Other Nerve Entrapments

Spinal Stenosis

Vertebral Compression Fracture

P.Birthi
Treatments

Epidural Steroid Injections

Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injections

Facet Injections

Medial Branch Blocks

Radio-frequency Ablation -
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Sympathetic Nerve Blocks

Trigger Point Injections

Sacroiliac Joint Injections

Vertebroplasty & Kyphoplasty

Ilioinguinal Nerve Blocks

Intrathecal Drug Delivery for Spasticity and Chronic Pain - Watch Videos

Medical Management including Opioid Therapy

Botox Injection for Spasticity

Botox Injection for Dystonia

Botox Injection for Migrane

MILD (Minimally Invasive Lumbar Decompression) - Watch Videos

Spinal Cord Stimulation - Watch Videos

Knee, Hip, Shoulder and other joint injections

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