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Category Archives: Pain relief

What is Regenerative Medicine

Regenerative medicine is a branch of medical research that is helping doctors treat patients who don’t respond to current treatments. Continue reading

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What is a Fluoroscope?

The fluoroscope, discovered in 1985, was the first X-Ray machine. X-Ray  machines let physicians view the body’s interior greatly increasing the ability to diagnose and treat diseases. The fluoroscope has evolved into sophisticated technology that is now a cornerstone of … Continue reading

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Stem Cell Therapy and Pain Management

Stem cell research is actively taking place to hopefully help people with many different diseases such as heart disease and Parkinson’s. The question then rises – will stem cells be able to help people with back pain? Continue reading

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Radiofrequency neurotomy

Radiofrequency neurotomy is a radio wave procedure to reduce back and neck pain. The radio waves create heat. Needles are inserted through the skin (above the spine). The doctor will use image scans to make sure the delivery of the radio waves is precise.
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What are Nerve Blocks?

What Are Nerve Blocks? A nerve block is an injection of a nerve numbing drug into a group of nerves that creates pain to a specific body are or organ. The group of nerves are known as a plexus or … Continue reading

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When to Consider Lumbar Steroid Injections

Signs that a Lumbar Epidural Injection May Be Worth Considering There are many reasons why low back pain occurs or sciatica occurs. Some of these conditions can benefit from a steroid injection. Our doctors may recommend lumbar epidural injections if … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Yoga for Pain Management

To learn more about yoga and our yoga programs, please call us at 215.741.4410. We have participants from Langhorne, Levittown, Newtown, Doylestown, and throughout the Bucks County region. Continue reading

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Chronic Pain and Insomnia

More pain yields less sleep. Less sleep yields more pain. It’s a vicious cycle. Continue reading

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Benefits of our Private Ambulatory Surgery Center

We have our own Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) where we treat many of our patients. There are a lot of advantages to a private ASC as opposed to one in a hospital. That is why ASCs are becoming more and … Continue reading

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Selected Nerve Root Injections (SNRIs)

What are Selected Nerve Root Injections (SNRIs)? Selected nerve root injections are used by pain management doctors to both diagnose and treat spinal inflammation pain. They help a physician see if a nerve root is the source of the pain … Continue reading

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