Types of Chronic Pain Syndromes Chronic pain can last for weeks, months, or even years. A costly problem for the nation, the individual costs associated with chronic pain can be overwhelming. While pain can be caused by various health conditions, it can actually cause other health-related problems (i.e. depression, high blood pressure, etc…). The most common
Top 5 Neck Pain Causes Have you ever heard the phrase ‘You’re a pain in my neck?’ If so, and you find yourself saying it here and there, then you must know how frustrating neck pain can be. To call someone a ‘pain in your neck’ means to call them the worst muscle strain of all. Neck pain occurs around the bones
Do you suffer from chronic pain that keeps you awake at night? Pain that interferes with your career and social life? You’re not alone, more than 20% of adults in the US suffer from chronic pain and that number has significantly increased since 2002. The good news is that finding a center of pain management is easier than
Over 50 million Americans live with chronic pain. Are you one of them? If so, you’re no stranger to the devastating toll that chronic pain symptoms can take on your life. This condition can make it challenging to spend time with family and friends, go to work, or do just about anything. But, did you know that chronic pain
We spend hours a day hunched over screens, iPads, and cell phones. All that time spent looking down can lead to some serious back pain. In fact, an estimated 65 million Americans suffer from back pain at some point. That means that back pain is a serious issue, and one that we need to treat fast. While
The back and spine are our primary source of stability, but did you know up to 80% of people will experience some form of back pain in their lives? Because we have so many muscles, bones, and connective tissues in our spinal area, it can be a surprisingly delicate area. Even moving in just the wrong way
People suffering from chronic pain are used to pain, related symptoms, and complications from their condition. But, what about pain and complications from the treatments they receive? Spinal cord stimulators are an innovative way to manage pain, but they do have a recovery period. Here’s what you need to know about spinal cord stimulator implant
Chronic pain is one of the main causes of disability worldwide. Many pain conditions are complex, hard to treat, and lead to years of suffering. There are many treatment options to explore, though. For example, radiofrequency ablation can help manage a wide variety of some of the hardest to treat pain conditions. Here’s what you
Your spine is a strong column of 33 vertebrae beautifully designed to support you throughout your life. As we get older, unfortunately, damage to our spine may result in fractures in our vertebrae. If this occurs, kyphoplasty can help heal the damage. If you’re considering this treatment, here’s what you should know about the procedure,
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