Clinical Staff

Dr. Zeeshan Tayeb, MD

The field of pain management is continually advancing, with Dr. Tayeb at the forefront of new pain management techniques to help patients control and minimize their pain. 


 Dr. Tayeb is board-certified with the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the American Board of Pain Medicine, making him the best choice for comprehensive pain management. He has also completed a fellowship in Interventional Pain from Nexus Pain Care in Provo, UT.  In addition to his numerous memberships with the leading pain organizations, Dr. Tayeb holds the distinction of being an instructor with Spine Intervention Society (SIS).

Dr. Jeffrey Elwert, DC


Areas of expertise – Treatment of Musculoskeletal Disorders

Over his 39 years of practice, Dr Elwert has developed a specific interest in the treatment of myofascial pain. Myofascial pain is discomfort, tenderness and tightness within the muscle. He has advanced training in acupuncture, facial manipulation and intramuscular manual therapy/dry needling.


  • Diplomate of American Board of Chiropractic Orthopedics

  • Diplomate of the American Board of Forensics Professionals

  • Certified Chiropractic Rehabilitation Doctor, Level 1 Certification

  • Recognized Chiropractic Rehabilitation Doctor, Level 2 Certification

  • Graston Technique Certification

  • Acupuncture Certification

Dr. John Ruch, DC

Dr. Ruch has been in private practice in Cincinnati since 1987. Along with developing a unique multi-specially spine and musculoskeletal practice, he has served in numerous leadership roles. He developed and chaired the Ethics Committee of the Ohio State Chiropractic Association, and has served as the Director of the Chiropractic Services with the Christ Hospital Spine Institute and the Department of Chiropractic Services with Mercy Hospital West Campus.


He has also been an affiliate chiropractic panel provider for the Mayfield Spine Institute and has been a panel speaker for several local hospitals where he has contributed his expertise in chiropractic medicine and multi-disciplinary management of spine and neuro-musculoskeletal injury. 


Christian Hoffman, PT, MPT, ITPT

Christian Hoffman has more than 15 years of hands on treatment as well as Hospital/LTC Management. The majority of this experience is in chronic pain, sports medicine, orthopedics, administration, long term care, and home health. Christian is an expert in Orthopedics and Chronic pain of the spine and the extremities including advanced myofascial techniques, Graston Assisted Myofascial Release, Dry needling, and graded rehabilitative exercise.



  • Ohio State Board of Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Athletic Trainers board: Physical Therapy Section #9177 

  • Adjunct professor of Physical Therapy at Mount St. Joseph University. 

  • Former VP/President of the External Advisory Board for the DPT program at Mount St. Joseph University.


Pain Specialists of Cincinnati

Our providers are experts in the field of pain diagnostics and treatment.  Since 2015 we have provided successful pain relief to thousands of patients in a comfortable and caring environment. Using a multidisciplinary approach to pain management, we go beyond just medications.  We are committed to treating the whole person!

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Health Services

Cincinnati - West
3328 Westbourne Dr. 
Cincinnati, OH 45248
Cincinnati - Red Bank Rd.

4760 Red Bank Expressway, Suite 226

Cincinnati, OH 45227

Tel:  513-922-2204

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