"My visit today was very good. I have a great respect for Dr. Chen &  his nurses. Dr. Chen has a lots of patients in talking to me concerning my needs." Martha P. Muse

 "I'm always made comfortable and Dr. Ruan and his staff are just amazing and caring. They go out of their way to evaluate the effectiveness of my meds and procedures." Stephanie Massey

"I enjoy visiting Dr.Chen, he listens and tries to help. He treats me with respect and dignity. I am of low income and he works with me, to get me medications I can afford." Bob Vickery
"My nerve block was done on 8-14-2013. Dr. Ruan and his nurses are always very caring and pleasant. I have been with Dr.Ruan for 10 years and wouldn't think about changing pain management ever. I'm so very blessed to have found PPSA. Thank you all very much!" Deborah Moody
"My experience here at Physicians' Pain Specialists of Alabama has been wonderful. Dr. Couch seems generally concerned. He explains in detail what is going on with my body so that I can understand." E. Thompson
"Absolutely wonderful staff up front.  And Doctor Couch, staff and all were awesome! Love them, cause they understand and have a plan!" Karen Williams
"Everyone as always are so sweet. They do everything they can to help you. I love them all!" Debbie Biggs
"I am very happy with the service I have and/or receiving. The staff is very friendly and helpful. Dr. Chen explains what's going on with you and how to help control the pain. Thank you for all you do. I am very grateful." Teresa McNeal
"Dr.Ruan is a very good doctor. He always takes his patients thoughts into consideration. Wouldn't trade him for any one else. He is great" Carrie Cain
"My visit today was painful due to the type of procedure I have received. However, Dr. Chen is an amazing doctor and the end result of the procedure will give me improved pain relief. Dr. Chen is very caring and concerned physician."
"This is my second block from Dr. Ruan. He is the best. Pain free" John C. Smith
"All visits, procedures, MRI's done in this facility have been great! From receptionist to Doctor. I have never had one complaint" Joy P Darrell
"I have been a patient of Dr. Ruan for at least 7 years. He is the most gentle of doctors and hits the target areas at extreme precision. I would recommend Dr. Ruan to anyone that suffers from severe back pain and muscle spasm. An excellent doctor in my opinion." Robert Baucom
"You can stay at home and be in pain, or come to Dr. Ruan and get out of pain. My procedure went very well." David E. Lott
"As always I have great experiences with Physicians' Pain and their staff. Dr.Chen is a very knowledgeable doctor. He has always done everything to accommodate my requests. I feel I have finally found the physician and office for my condition." Joshua Whigham
"The Doctor and nurse was very friendly and professional i was a little nervous to get my injection. They made me feel very comfortable and calm so my injection went by painless and fast. I will recommend for others to go there. Thanks to Dr. Ruan and nurses" Thang Lam
"My visit today was very good. I have a great respect for Dr. Chen &  his nurses. Dr. Chen has a lots of patients in talking to me concerning my needs." Martha P. Muse
"My procedure was painless and done without complications. Dr. Ruan spoke to me at each step and completed in a very short time." Barbara Foster


PPSA offers full spectrum of pain management services including fluoroscopy guided spinal interventions, physical therapy, pharmacological therapy (fully staffed on-site pharmacy with Pharm D and Pharm techs), electrodiagnostic testing, Open MRI, and moderately complex labs.

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In The News

4/18/2013 - Dr. Ruan broke World Record 

Xiulu Ruan, MD, a fellowship trained physician, has broken his own world record of having 7 medical board/subspecialty board certifications.


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Our Physicians

All physicians at PPSA are fellowship trained and board certified by American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS).  Physicians at PPSA are actively involved in clinical research and education to advance the field of pain management and are leaders in various national/state professional organizations.

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