What Some Doctors Don’t Tell You About Prescription Medications

Posted on June 11, 2020

When physicians prescribe medication for relief from pain caused by injuries or certain medical conditions, the prescription drugs can be of benefit for relieving discomfort and other adverse symptoms. However, patients may be at risk for developing a dependency on some medications when taking them without sufficient guidance or cautionary advice from the physician who […]

Have Back Pain Treatments Failed you? This Remarkable Alternative May Be Your Solution.

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When more conservative pain relief treatments have failed for patients suffering with chronic back pain, pain management physicians often recommend neurostimulation therapy (aka Spinal Cord Stimulation) as an alternative. A Spinal Cord Stimulator is an implantable device that “interrupts” pain signals before they reach the brain, replacing those signals with a more pleasant sensation. A […]

Cancer Patients and COVID-19: 3 Things You Should be Aware of

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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (or COVID-19) is an infectious respiratory illness. COVID-19 and flu symptoms can appear to be similar but are caused by different viruses. Coronavirus can cause mild illnesses and manifest as the common cold, but it can also be much more severe and cause serious diseases. This virus is also known as SARS-CoV-2, […]

5 Things You Can Do to Better Manage Chronic Back Pain During Quarantine

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The coronavirus outbreak has completely changed the way we live and work. For most of us who usually work in an office, the shift to our home kitchen counter hasn’t been particularly easy. But even if you already work from home, or you’re retired, not being able to go out and take a walk can […]

Stress, Anxiety, and Chronic Pain: How to Cope During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Posted on April 27, 2020

Most everyone is experiencing some level of stress or anxiety during this time, but for someone with chronic pain, there are also more unique considerations. You might worry about how the coronavirus could impact your pain condition or wonder how to protect yourself. You might have concerns about being able to refill your medication or […]