Scoliosis is a condition characterized by an abnormal lateral curvature of the spine. Most cases of scoliosis in adults do not cause any symptoms, but there are those that cause chronic back pain, abdominal pain, and muscle spasms. If you’re one of those suffering from chronic back pain due to scoliosis, you will greatly benefitRead More
What should I expect at a pain clinic?
Millions of Americans are living with chronic pain. If you are a chronic pain sufferer, it can feel like a very lonely road ahead. Sometimes, people, even doctors themselves, think you are exaggerating things when you try to describe your pain. Pain itself is very complex and can have physical and psychological contributors. It canRead More
What Treatments Can a Doctor Provide for My Neck and Back Pain?
Neck and back pain afflicts most of us at one or more times in our lives, and it can truly disrupt everything from our work to our sleep. The pain may be due to things like muscle strain, disc problems, or arthritis. A back doctor who specializes in interventional pain management can determine the rootRead More
Pain Management For Chronic Pain Relief
Are you getting tired of living through your chronic pain despite years of treatment? For years, invasive and long-term treatments like surgery, medication, and therapy, may have been your only solutions for chronic pain. Luckily, there are new technologies and practices you can now utilize for pain management. In this blog, we’ll talk about theRead More
Surgical and non-surgical treatments for hip arthritis
Hip osteoarthritis is truly a pain. Hips badly affected by arthritis can make bending, walking, and standing difficult. The last thing anyone with hip arthritis wants is to prolong the pain. If you are experiencing symptoms of hip arthritis, you want treatment and you want it now. Let’s take a look at the nonsurgical treatmentRead More
Common Treatments for Neck Pain
Neck pain is a common complaint among many American adults. It typically results from poor body mechanics, worn joints, overuse (hunching for hours), and injury, such as whiplash. If your neck pain is starting to hinder you from doing even simple tasks, you will greatly benefit from the expertise of a pain management doctor, who canRead More
What Does Spinal Stenosis Treatment Consist Of?
Spinal stenosis occurs when your spine begins to narrow, putting pressure on nerves. It happens most often in the neck or lower back. Fortunately, treatment for neck and back pain can help ease discomfort in many cases. In some instances, treatment targets a common underlying cause known as spinal stenosis. Diagnosing Spinal Stenosis Before yourRead More
What should I expect during a visit with a pain management doctor?
If you’ve been referred by your primary care physician to see a pain management doctor, you may be wondering what to expect from your first visit. First, you should know what a pain management doctor is. A pain management doctor has advanced training in the diagnosis and treatment of pain. They may be board-certified inRead More
Types of Spinal Stenosis
The spine gives your body structure and provides support to enable you to stand up. Without it, you cannot move freely and bend with flexibility. As we age, the spine’s structure changes, causing a narrowing of the space around the spinal cord. This is called spinal stenosis. Symptoms of spinal stenosis can worsen over time.Read More
Lower Back Pain: Is It Serious?
Lower back pain is a common problem among many Americans. Fortunately, in a majority of cases, it gets better without the need for medical intervention. Sometimes, however, symptoms can be a cause for concern and may require further investigation by a doctor in order to manage the pain successfully. The lower back, also known asRead More