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  • Myths of Chronic Pain

    Myths of Chronic Pain

    As anyone with chronic pain knows, there is a lot of misinformation out there that can make it extremely difficult to know what is true and what is false. We’ve compiled a list of the top 12 myths of chronic pain. A better understanding of pain is a key step in helping you to better treat it.
    1. Medication Is The Only Thing That Helps - When people hear ‘chronic pain’ and have never suffered through it, they tend to think it’s as easy as popping a couple of painkillers and taking it easy for a few days. However, that is not the case at all.

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  • What No One Told You About Cancer Pain

    What No One Told You About Cancer Pain

    Let’s begin by saying that interventional treatments can help you find relief from cancer pain. Even when opioids don’t help, or you want to reduce opioid use, our customized cancer pain management provides substantial relief. It’s important to focus on that hope for pain relief because the reality surrounding cancer pain the things you may not know — can be distressing and discouraging. But learning about cancer pain can help you (or your loved one with cancer) prepare for what’s ahead.

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  • Pain Management: Shin Splints

    Pain Management: Shin Splints

    Shin splints are the term used to describe the pain along the tibia that occurs with physical exertion. It is a catch-all term used to describe the pain that ranges from the knee to the ankle, from muscle pain to tenderness and soreness in the inner part of the leg, dull aches in the front of the leg, and swelling of the lower leg. Usually, the medical term used is medial tibial stress syndrome or MTSS.

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  • Latest on Virtual Reality In Pain Science?

    Latest on Virtual Reality In Pain Science?

    The landscape of chronic pain is changing all the time. Advances in science, medicine, and technology mean that more is being uncovered about how pain affects us, what causes it, and most importantly how we can manage it. But given that these types of advancements can occur so rapidly, it can be hard to keep up with the latest. So, here are the most recent, most exciting advances in pain science, and how they can help chronic pain sufferers.

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  • How Does Your Diet Affect Your Chronic Pain?

    How Does Your Diet Affect Your Chronic Pain?

    Following an unhealthy diet is one of the top risk factors for chronic pain. The foods you eat affect your body chemistry, and the substances they contain have the power to cause pain or relieve it. When helping patients overcome chronic pain, medical specialists combine today’s most advanced interventional treatments with dietary recommendations that ease your pain and support your overall health. Here, they explain the connection between your diet and pain.

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  • Pain Management: What Is Whiplash?

    Pain Management: What Is Whiplash?

    When someone’s head moves back and then forward very fast, whiplash occurs. What happens is that the force exerted by that unexpected motion extends the ligaments and tissues in your neck beyond their natural range of motion, causing some damage as well as pain.
    What Are Some Typical Causes of Whiplash? One of the most common causes of whiplash is being involved in a car accident. When you are rear-ended, and the car suddenly stops, the inertia drives your head forward until the seatbelt or something else stops you, hyperextending your neck’s tissues.

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  • How Meditation Helps Chronic Pain

    How Meditation Helps Chronic Pain

    When most people think of meditation, they’re likely to begin picturing someone sitting cross-legged in the lotus position, palms resting on their knees while they emit a long, low-humming noise. And while they might be correct in some instances, meditation has well and truly become a common aspect in people’s lives all over the world.

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  • Important Ways Facet Joint Injections Relieve Chronic Pain

    Important Ways Facet Joint Injections Relieve Chronic Pain

    It’s natural to get discouraged when you spend your days with chronic back pain that doesn’t improve with conventional medical care. But don’t give up searching for solutions. Instead, connect with the pain management centers. Pain management centers are specialized in diagnosing and treating back pain caused by facet joint disorders. We offer various advanced interventional services, including facet joint injections that achieve optimal pain relief.

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  • Pain Management: TMJ Disorder

    Pain Management: TMJ Disorder

    What is TMJ Disorder? Usually referred to as TMJ syndrome, temporomandibular joint dysfunction is a term used to describe pain in the joint connecting the jaw to the skull; it can have varied causes and, in turn, can cause diverse problems in other areas of the head. TMJ syndrome can be responsible for neck pain, headaches, and pain affecting your ear or face. It can cause your jaw to lock, making it hard to open or make clicking and popping sounds whenever you bite down or chew.

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  • What’s the difference Between Chronic & Acute Pain?

    What’s the difference Between Chronic & Acute Pain?

    What’s the difference between chronic pain and acute pain, and why does it matter? This article will explain the differences, and why they can affect treatment plans. There’s a common belief that there’s just one type of pain: pain. But there are two different major types; chronic pain and acute pain, and each type can impact people in very different ways.

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