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How Your Sleeping Position Can Ease Back Pain

2024-02-25T23:15:17-05:00February 25th, 2024|Categories: Blog|

For millions of people, a peaceful night’s sleep can feel like an unattainable luxury, especially when back pain becomes a ubiquitous companion. The truth is, the way you sleep could be making a world of difference – for better or worse – when it comes to managing that incessant ache in your lower or upper [...]

Understanding How Epidural Injections Provide Lasting Relief

2024-01-03T05:42:15-05:00January 3rd, 2024|Categories: Blog|

Are you experiencing chronic pain in your neck, arms, back or legs? Does the thought of undergoing surgery make you anxious? If so, then epidural injections may be a viable option for you. This non-surgical procedure is often recommended by doctors to help alleviate pain and discomfort caused by various conditions such as herniated discs, [...]

The Positive Long-Term Effects of Selective Nerve Blocks

2023-12-06T01:04:26-05:00December 6th, 2023|Categories: Blog|

Are you suffering from chronic pain that just won’t go away? Have you tried numerous treatments, but nothing seems to work? If so, then a selective nerve block may be the solution for you. In this article, we will discuss the positive long-term effects of selective nerve blocks and how they can help alleviate your [...]

How a Spinal Cord Stimulator Can Help You Rediscover an Active Life

2023-10-26T02:44:40-04:00November 2nd, 2023|Categories: Blog|

Chronic pain can significantly impact one’s quality of life, making everyday tasks seem almost impossible. It can affect physical and emotional well-being, leading to decreased mobility, loss of independence, and even depression. Fortunately, advancements in medical technology have brought about a solution for individuals suffering from chronic pain – the [...]

Understanding Medial Branch Blocks

2023-10-04T04:42:34-04:00October 4th, 2023|Categories: Blog|

What are Medial Branch Blocks? Medial branch blocks (MBBs) are a type of interventional therapy used to treat chronic pain in the back, neck, and other areas of the body. They target the medial branches of spinal nerves that transmit pain signals from the facet joints in the spine. These tiny nerves are responsible for [...]

Is Radiofrequency Ablation the Key to Your Pain Woes?

2023-08-30T05:19:26-04:00September 2nd, 2023|Categories: Blog|

Do you suffer from chronic pain that isn’t getting better? Have traditional treatments like medications and physical therapy not been working for you? If so, it may be time to consider radiofrequency ablation as a viable treatment option. Radiofrequency ablation (or RFA) is a minimally invasive procedure used to reduce pain in both the short- [...]

Targeted Healing: How Trigger Point Injections Can Transform Pain Management

2023-08-30T05:27:49-04:00August 30th, 2023|Categories: Blog, Pain Management|

Are you struggling with chronic pain that isn’t responding to traditional methods of treatment? If so, trigger point injections may be the answer. Targeted healing is a hot new trend in pain management and millions of people are turning to trigger point injections as an effective way to find relief [...]

Herniated and Bulging Discs: What’s The Difference?

2023-06-01T15:56:14-04:00July 1st, 2023|Categories: Blog, Conditions|Tags: , , |

Back pain can be caused by a variety of factors, one of which is a problem with the spinal discs. The spinal discs are the cushions between the vertebrae in your spine. They act as shock absorbers and help with movement. However, sometimes these discs can become damaged, leading to herniated or bulging discs. While [...]

What Is A Spinal Cord Stimulator? 

2023-02-24T17:26:03-05:00June 1st, 2023|Categories: Blog, Pain Management|Tags: , |

Spinal cord stimulation (SCS) is an innovative technology that addresses some of the most difficult pain problems experienced.  How Does it Work? Spinal cord stimulation provides pain relief by using an implanted device that transmits mild electrical impulses to the spinal cord. The stimulation interrupts the feeling of pain, substituting a more pleasing sensation called [...]

How To Maintain Good Spine Health

2023-02-24T17:15:32-05:00May 1st, 2023|Categories: Blog, Conditions|Tags: |

The spine has an important job. It is the protector of the spinal cord which is the central nerve highway of the body. Damage to the spinal cord can result in many devastating conditions, including paralysis and death. Keeping the spine strong and healthy is not a difficult task. Here are some tips for maintaining [...]

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