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Monthly Archives: October 2018

Glossary of Pain Management Terms (A-F)

Acute: Pain that can be intense but usually lasts for a short period of time, usually shorter than six months. It usually relates to a bodily injury and ends when the injury heals. Continue reading

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Pain Management Acronyms and Abbreviations

Here are a few common acronyms that are used by pain management professionals AE. Adverse effect BDS- Bone density scan CAM. Complementary and alternative medicine CPM. Chronic pain management CT. Computer Aided Tomography DC. Doctor of Chiropractic EMG.  Electromyography ESI. … Continue reading

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The Advantages of Exercise for Back Pain

Spine Health recently wrote about some of the ways exercise can help with back pain. According to Spine Health, some of the advantages of exercise include: By make the muscles that support one’s spine stronger, that removes “pressure from the … Continue reading

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Regenerative Medicine for Knee Pain – Part Two

Stem cell therapy is another regenerative medicine therapy that is being used to manage pain. Continue reading

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Regenerative Medicine for Knee Pain – Part One

There are several new approaches to treating a wide variety of pain issues including pain in the knee. Two of the most promising approaches are platelet-rich plasma (PRP) and Stem Cell Therapy. Continue reading

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