Suffering from Chronic Back Pain? These Minimally Invasive Alternative Treatments May Help

Posted on August 18, 2021

Anyone who lives with back pain knows how debilitating it can be. Causes and symptoms may vary with each individual person and condition, but all who live with this type of pain find themselves hindered to some degree. Some lose work hours, undergo difficult and/or painful surgeries, or miss out on important life events with […]

Got Chronic Pain AND Stress? Here’s How to Help Reduce Both Problems

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You’ve most likely already heard that an abundance of stress bad for you. And with so many unsettling situations happening these days, anxiety and stress can be more overwhelming than ever. But stress is known to directly contribute to many poor health conditions. So, it’s important to try and reduce stress as much as possible. […]

Common Conditions That May be Causing Your Chronic Back Pain Symptoms

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Back pain can present itself in varying ways; a dull aching in the lower section of the spine, sharp pain that occurs only with certain physical activities, or other distressing symptoms. And the intensity of the pain varies from one person to the next. Understanding the causes and symptoms of back pain enables pain management […]

Amputees find relief from Phantom limb pain with DRG Stimulation Therapy

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After undergoing the amputation of a limb, patients may experience Phantom Limb Pain (PLP), a neuropathic condition in which pain is perceived as emanating from the amputated limb. This condition is difficult to treat using common pharmaceutical options, which are often ineffective or unbearable for the patient. In search of an alternative solution for PLP […]

These Common Pain Symptoms May Indicate Herniated Disc (aka “Slipped Disc”)

Posted on March 29, 2021

Disc herniation is one of the most common back problems people experience today. This painful condition can make common physical movements difficult, causing sufferers to miss out on many of life’s most enjoyable activities. Our spine is comprised of bones known as vertebrae. Between each of these bones are spinal discs that, when ruptured, can […]

Do Women Feel More Pain More Intensely than Men?

Posted on January 12, 2021

Many people believe that women have a higher threshold for pain because they can endure childbirth. To some degree this may be true, because the female body is designed to release certain hormones that act as pain-blockers of sorts during the birthing process, so the mother’s perception of the pain may be diminished. But overall, […]

Sufferers of LSS Find Immediate Pain Relief with Life-Changing Alternative to Surgery

Posted on December 8, 2020

Each year, 1 million+ Americans suffer from the debilitating effects of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis (LSS), a painful condition that limits the ability of sufferers to walk farther than 50 feet without experiencing pain. Patients who suffer from LSS usually find relief only when sitting down or leaning forward, and may suffer an array of painful […]

Does Your Pain Doctor Care About You AND Your Pain?

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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 […]

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 […]