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Treatments for Cervical Disc Herniation

There are different types of therapies for people with a cervical herniated disc. Some of the remedies that experienced pain management doctors review are the following: Home care Many times, the pain will resolve within a month or two. Ice … Continue reading

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How can PRP Help with Pain Management

PRP (platelet rich plasma) is a procedure that uses your own blood. It consists of a solution of platelet cells, proteins, and growth factors which are used for regeneration. The platelets are rich with materials that rebuild tissue as well … Continue reading

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What Is Cervical Osteoarthritis?

Cervical osteoarthritis is also called cervical spondylosis. It is a painful medical condition that affects the discs, joints, and bones of the neck. It usually occurs with the wear-and-tear  of old age. As we age, the spinal discs lose fluid … Continue reading

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Managing Pain for Valentine’s Day

Help for Managing Pain on Valentine’s Day Valentine’s Day is a day to celebrate the loved ones in your life. For people who are in chronic pain, enjoying the day can present problems. Here are a few suggestions for honoring … Continue reading

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Practical Suggestions for Reducing Pain

Practical Suggestions for Reducing Pain Here are some tips for managing your pain. As always, the best advice is to review your pain issues with a respected and trusted pain management doctor. Quit smoking.  Tobacco is not only bad  for … Continue reading

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What Is a Discogram

  Discogram. L4 is OK. L5 is not. How a Discogram Can Help Manage Pain? A discogram is a diagnostic test that is done prior to any surgery to help determine the source of you back pain. A dye is … Continue reading

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Migraines

Migraines are headaches that usually cause intense throbbing or a pulsing sensation in one area of the head. The pain can be very severe and can last hours or even days.
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Diagnostic Tests for Disc Damage

Diagnostic tests can also help identify the cause of the pain and also the source of the pain. Continue reading

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SOME Q and A on PAIN

Q. What is the difference between acute and chronic pain?
A. Acute pain is brought on by illness, surgery or an injury, and can last a short time. Chronic pain is an ongoing condition, usually in the back or neck. Chronic pain can also be related to illness or the musculoskeletal system. Continue reading

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What is Fibromyalgia?

What is Fibromyalgia? Millions of Americans each year suffer from chronic pain, a serious medical condition that can persist for months or, in some cases, years! Chronic pain can cause serious disruptions for most  patients, including taking them away from … Continue reading

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