Dr. Frank Hackl
Dr. Frank Hackl was born and raised in Poughkeepsie, New York. His father’s career an engineer at IBM heavily influenced his interests growing up. As a child, he enjoyed technology and working with computers. When he was twenty two, Dr. Hackl enlisted in the United States Air Force as a computer programmer. His Air Force career relocated him to Texas. He went on to obtain his Bachelor of Arts Computer Science from Texas Lutheran University in 1989. One of his job duties as a programmer was being apart of the software development team for training new recruits. The most rewarding part of being a software programmer was helping design applications that streamlined and increased the productivity of others.
After being in the Air Force for twelve years, Dr. Hackl felt like he could do more to help others. A friend that was currently in medical school planted a seed. With his family’s support, Dr. Hackl pursued his undergraduate studies for medical school prerequisites. He went to school on nights and weekends while maintaining a full time job to support his family. He successfully completed his pre-med courses at University of Texas San Antonio in 1998. Dr. Hackl’s non traditional route to obtain dual Board Certifications in Anesthesiology and Pain Management is inspiring.
Dr. Hackl went on to graduate from medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center in 2002.
San Antonio, Texas. During his second year of medical school is when he decided that he wanted to do pain management. He went on to complete his Anesthesia Residency in Lubbock, Texas, and an additional year in pain fellowship under Gábor Rácz, M.D. at Texas Tech University. Dr. Hackl says Dr. Rácz mentorship was instrumental in developing his skills as a pain management physician. Dr. Rácz is world known for his cutting edge work with chronic back pain and complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS).
After his fellowship, Dr. Hackl wasn’t sure where he wanted to practice. He has always been drawn to this area of the country because “people in the Midwest are the nicest”. One of his fellow colleagues went to school at Oral Roberts University and introduced Dr. Hackl to Tulsa. In 2007, he relocated from Texas to Tulsa, Oklahoma. He has enjoyed living in Tulsa. His favorite thing about Tulsa is that it is a good balance of small town charm with the amenities of a larger city. Dr. Hackl has been practicing in the Tulsa community since
In 2015, Dr. Hackl and his business partner, Cannen Ferrell, started their own pain management clinic, Access Pain Solutions. The two started their partnership because they shared a goal and vision. At Access Pain Solutions the goal is to provide quality care without month long wait times for patients to get in.
As an interventional pain management specialist, Dr. Hackl provides a wide variety of modern pain management modalities and is trained in all aspects of pain medicine including medical and interventional therapies. Dr. Hackl’s goal in treating patients is to relieve pain through interventional therapy and to minimize the use of medications as much as possible. Access Pain Solutions also offers cutting edge treatment programs for neuropathic pain and knee replacement candidates. His passion is giving his patients a quality of life back by helping them move and be more functional despite of their chronic pain. He prides himself on the fact that he takes prescribing pain medications very seriously. Dr. Hackl knows there is a delicate balance between medication helping or harming a patient. For this reason Dr. Hackl also offers Buprenorphine treatment, also known as Suboxone therapy, to his patients here in the Tulsa area.
The clinic strives to put patient care first and provide quality interventional pain management while protecting our community from abuse and diversion from dangerous medications. Buprenorphine treatment helps patients who are struggling with substance abuse and addiction. Dr. Hackl takes addiction very seriously at Access Pain Solutions in Tulsa. We understand that oral medications are at the heart of the opioid epidemic happening in our communities. For this reason, he obtained certification for addiction medicine. His extensive training as a Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Suboxone provider allows him to provide medication assisted therapy to those seeking addiction treatment.
Dr. Hackl treats every patient with compassion and care. He prides himself on going the extra step to create a custom treatment plan for every patient that seeks him out for help. He would love the opportunity to help you or your loved ones dealing with chronic pain.
Kayce Grigg, APRN-CNF
Mrs. Grigg is from Kansas, Ok, which is on the AK border. Kayce graduated form the University of Arkansas with a Bachelors of Science and Nursing. She then recieved a degree from Maryville University with a Masters of Science and Nursing and Minor Practitioner degree.
Kayce belives alot of patients are searching for answers about the source of their pain. She helps patients find the underlying or root cause of their pain, rather than just being brought into a clinic and given medications. At Access Pain Solutions we try to differentiate their care, we try to give them deeper answers and we try to come up with solutions rather than just putting another band-aid on it.
With the knee program we offer a three-tier program to get patients knee joints feeling better. We offer Hyaluronic Acid Treatment which has been around for several years and has show to regenerate cartilage growth in the knee, re-cushion the knee, lower inflammation, and get them active and walking again. Many patients want to avoid knee surgery. Either because they don’t want to go through the surgery recovery process or are possibly physically not able to. The knee program has offered them a great option that’s non-surgical to get them back up on their feet and get their knees feeling better. We also couple it with physical therapy, specified bracing and other topical medication that can help with the pain as well.
If any of the problems we’ve addressed sound like you, just give us a call. We’re here all through the week. We’re willing to get you in. Either discuss it with your primary care doctor if pain management would be a good option for you or get that referral that you need but we’ll get you in, get you evaluated and see what customized treatment plans we can come up with to help you with your pain needs.
Kayce Grigg is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner with over 10 years experience in the nursing field, having practiced in a variety of settings. She is a native Oklahoman, raised in the small town of Kansas Oklahoma, and is a country girl at heart. She grew up as a multi-sport athlete and continued to play softball and pitch at the collegiate level, where she achieved the honor of being a NJCAA All-American and SEC Academic All-American. She earned an associate degree in both art and science while attending Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College, as well as her bachelor of science in nursing at the University of Arkansas. She attended graduate school at Maryville University in St Louis, earning her master of science degree in advanced practice, graduating with honors as a member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.
As a nurse practitioner, she has a strong passion for helping patients achieve optimal wellness. Her goal as a medical provider is to be an advocate while providing a patient centered approach. This includes managing illness with a combination of both natural and modern therapies, and having the patient directly involved in their care. The practitioner’s job, she believes, is to educate and direct care safely and effectively, not dictate it. She has both clinical and practical experience in integrative medicine approaches, including natural hormone therapy for both men and women, integrative thyroid treatment, weight loss management, food sensitivity and nutritional testing, and common disease management. Additionally, she is happy to be able to provide her patients with alternative pain treatments, including specialized non-pharmacologic treatment options for neuropathy, therapeutic joint injections, platelet rich plasma therapy, migraine headache treatments, trigger point injections, and more.
She feels blessed to be a part of the Access Solutions Medical group, and believes that exceptional patient care can only be provided through a collaborative team effort.