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How to Parent with Chronic Back Pain

Even though living with chronic pain is a challenge for everyone, it is exceptionally hard for those with children. The limitations of chronic pain can severely impact family relations. Follow these tips to help parent with chronic back pain.

Jun 23rd, 2022
How Employers can Accommodate Employees with Chronic Pain

As an employer, having employees with chronic back pain may be frustrating at times. But, it's important to establish procedures as well as listen to these employees in order to accommodate their needs and to create a welcoming working environment.

Jun 21st, 2022
Traveling with Chronic Pain

Going on vacation is something everyone wants to do. However it can be hard when you are living with chronic pain. There are a couple things you can do to make traveling easier and less strenuous.

Jun 21st, 2022
Pilates for Chronic Back Pain Relief

Pilates is an up and coming mind-body exercise recommended for individuals that suffer from chronic back pain. Learn the considerations as well as the safety concerns when it comes to practicing Pilates.

Jun 21st, 2022
Monash Pain Treatment May Break New Grounds

Monash University, located in Australia, is making ground-breaking discoveries in a new drug delivery strategy to help individuals manage their chronic and acute pain. Learn how this up-and-coming strategy works and how Pain Specialty Group can help.

Jun 21st, 2022
Can Meditation Relieve Chronic Pain?

Meditation has been shown to be a viable pain option. This can be done through creating a level of awareness between your mind and you body, which in turn can build up your pain tolerance.

Jun 21st, 2022
Canes for Chronic Back Pain

Canes are tools that can be used of individuals of all ages that are experiencing balance issues. Learn if you should use a cane, the benefits of using a cane, the different types of canes, and how to select the perfect cane for you.

Jun 21st, 2022
Chronic Pain in Children

Many people have the misconception that chronic pain only affects adults, however it can also affect children. There are specific different types of chronic pain that are more common among children. These can be attributed to mood disorders among children.

Jun 21st, 2022
What is Workers’ Compensation?

Workers' compensation provides patients with medical assistance for injuries and illness that occur on-the-job. Pain Specialty Group will take care of workers' compensation needs by filing claims and by creating personalized plans for our patients.

Jun 21st, 2022
Is it Time to Get a Spinal Cord Stimulator?

Spinal cord stimulation is a method of treatment that uses low-intensity electric signals that help block pain. This is usually done for localized leg or arm pain and decreases the need for medications. Learn more about its potential benefits.

Jun 21st, 2022
Why Women are More at Risk for Arthritis

Arthritis is a common joint condition that affects many of the joints in your body, especially your hips, spine, and knees. Why is it that women are at more risk for arthritis? Multiple factors come into play like genes, biology, hormones, and obesity.

Jun 21st, 2022
How Good Nutrition Can Help With Chronic Pain

While the majority of chronic pain symptoms stem from mechanical issues regarding the spine or nerves, good nutrition can help prevent and alleviate chronic pain as well. In what ways can good nutrition help with chronic pain?

Jun 21st, 2022
How a Muscle Knot Can Cause Pain

Research has shown that muscle knots can affect up to 85% of the population. Although some muscle knots may be harmless, others can become severe and cause increased levels of pain, limit mobility and decrease quality of life.

Jun 21st, 2022
Treatment of Long (Post) COVID-19 Symptoms

Stellate ganglion blocks, a procedure commonly used at Pain Specialty Group to treat Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, is a promising new treatment to help relieve the symptoms associated with "Long Post COVID."

Jun 21st, 2022
Three Benefits of a Pain Support Group

Chronic pain not only effects your physical health, it can also leave you feeling emotionally and mentally isolated. If you are dealing with chronic pain and struggling mentally, you may want to learn more about joining a pain support group.

Jun 21st, 2022
Three Methods for Coping with Chronic Sciatica

Chronic sciatica is a long-term condition that can cause ongoing and debilitating pain. There are no single treatments for chronic sciatica that work for everyone, but here are three coping methods that may help.

Dec 25th, 2021
Happy Holidays 2021 from Pain Specialty Group

As the holiday season is officially underway, we wanted to reach out and wish you well. We hope this holiday season is the best one you have yet. Here at Pain Specialty Group, we have a lot to be thankful for this year.

Dec 25th, 2021
Is Chronic Pain and the Brain Connected?

The chances of a chronic pain patient being told that the pain is "just in their head" is very common. This is frustrating to many people as it minimizes the actual suffering a person with chronic pain experiences. New evidence refutes this misconception. 

Dec 25th, 2021
Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Looking to receive high-quality healthcare without leaving the safety and comfort of your home? Telehealth-or telemedicine- allows you to speak with a healthcare professional without having to be in office.

Dec 22nd, 2020
COVID-19 and Your Safety

We hope that this letter finds you and your family in good health. We have all been through a lot over the last few months, and cannot wait to see you again!!

May 9th, 2020
Digital Visit - Telemedicine Pain Clinic

The health and well-being of our patients is our top priority, now and always. In response to the coronavirus pandemic and guidance provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, we introduce uninterrupted care with telemedicine through Digital Visits.

Mar 20th, 2020
Pain Specialty Group - Communication on COVID-19

In light of concerns related to the spread of coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, we want to reassure you that now, more than ever, our commitment to your health and safety is our top priority.

Mar 14th, 2020
Treatment Options for Arthritis

Arthritis pain can be debilitating. But even if you’re no longer able to enjoy life due to chronic arthritis pain and limited joint flexibility, you can get help. Learn more about your options for treating both early and advanced arthritis pain.

Mar 2nd, 2020
Can Pilates Help Treat Low Back Pain?

Low back pain is a common condition that often is a struggle for physicians and patients to treat.  Compared to the other treatments available for low back pain, Pilates is a conservative option.  So, is it actually effective?

Mar 1st, 2020