Wishing you a safe, happy, and healthy 4th of July!
Wishing you a safe, happy, and healthy 4th of July!
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.
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.
Chronic pain is a unique condition that can have detrimental effects to those who suffer. However, it is important to keep three things in mind when dealing with people who suffer 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.
Through recent research there are new findings that there is a link between chronic pain and a protein located within your brain.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
At Pain Specialty Group, our goal is to provide quality treatment and care in a timely manner to all our patients. We schedule our appointments so that each patient receives the right amount of time to be seen by our providers and staff.
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!!
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.
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.
One exciting and minimally invasive option that has become available with excellent outcomes, which also can fill the gap between conservative care and more invasive open back surgery, is Vertiflex’s Superion.
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.
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?
As one of the co-authors, Dr. Anh Ngo in collaboration with our research group from leading U.S. academic institutions recently compiled and published in Pain and Therapy Journal a comprehensive review of chronic pain following cosmetic breast surgery.
As one of the co-authors, Dr. Anh Ngo and our writing group out of leading U.S. academic institutions recently compiled and published in Pain and Therapy journal a comprehensive review of literature on common chronic pain conditions of the hand.
If you’re limited by the chronic pain of lumbar spinal stenosis, you may be the ideal candidate for a minimally invasive mild® procedure. Learn more about the benefits of mild and how it can restore your quality of life.
Chronic pain can be a powerful motivator. You’ll try anything to stop the constant assault on your senses. But if you’ve tried everything and nothing works, spinal cord stimulation might be the answer. Here’s how to tell.
We’ve made a New Year’s Resolution for 2020 and new decade: To bring you the most innovative and impactful solutions to help restore and maintain your health and happiness.
Does this ever happen? You, the patient, needs assistance but cannot get through to a provider. Phone lines are busy. Voice messages are left and unreturned. The office is closed. Introducing to you, our beloved patient, Digital Triage.
Referrals made easy. Use Express Referrals, our digital provider solution, for efficient patient referrals to optimize quick and effective medical care. This service is for referring clinicians only.
A special holiday wish from the team at Pain Specialty Group. Sharing with you the season's joys and our hope for a Happy and Healthy New Year in 2020.
Choosing a pain management practice and provider doesn’t have to be overwhelming if you keep these important considerations topmost in your mind.
Feeling hopeless and sad results from a life with chronic pain -- and conversely, physical pain can be a side effect of depression. If traditional medications for pain and depression fail to offer relief, ketamine infusion therapy may help.