Does Your Pain Doctor Care About You AND Your Pain?

Posted on December 8, 2020

If you’ve never consulted with a pain management physician for relief from chronic pain, you may think that all pain doctors are alike. But when it comes to personalized, effective treatment for pain condition, nothing could be farther from the truth. With thousands of pain specialists available throughout the United States, how do you know […]

Orthopaedic Surgeons and Pain Doctors Work Together for Patients in Pain

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When people suffer from injury or disorders of the bones, joints, ligaments, tendons or muscles, a visit to an orthopaedic surgeon may be necessary, in order to diagnose and treat these issues. Orthopaedic surgeons play an important role in the care of injured patients, some specializing in treatment for specific areas of the body such […]

How the Vaccine Development Process Works

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Since development in the late 1700’s, the use of vaccines has been profoundly beneficial in reducing or eliminating the spread of viral diseases. Thanks to this ‘miracle of modern science’, infectious diseases such as smallpox and polio have been effectively halted in their tracks. Fast forward to 2020, as the world awaits a life-saving vaccine […]

Early Detection May Make the Difference Between Sciatica Treatment or Back Surgery

Posted on November 3, 2020

Sciatica is a form of pinched nerve that occurs when surrounding tissues put too much pressure on the sciatic nerve. Nerve function may be disrupted by a number of factors associated with tendons, muscles, cartilage and bones. The resulting symptoms can include weakness, stiffness, numbness, tingling and/or severe pain. A common recommendation by pain physicians […]

Are Electrodiagnostic Tests Necessary for Neck & Back Pain?

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When patients experience neck or back pain, a pain physician may check the nerves and muscles using electrodiagnostic tests to detect any damage. Neck or back pain can cause numbness, tingling, pain, or weakness in the arm or leg, often due to an irritated or pinched nerve. These symptoms typically dissipate on their own, but […]