Comprehensive & Effective Treatments - The spine is made up of four areas: the cervical (neck), thoracic (upper back), lumbar (lower back), and sacral region (bottom of the spine). Each area of the spine is connected to and surrounded by joints, muscles, tendons, ligaments, and nerves. All of these structures combined make up the back. When exposed to injury, trauma, or a chronic condition, any of these structures can cause pain that can radiate into multiple areas of the back.
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We understand that our bodies are intricate and complex machines and any number of things can affect its ability to function and overall quality of life. If you suffer from acute or chronic back pain in your lower mid regions, then you may benefit from one of our unique treatments ranging from non-surgical biologic injections to diagnostic testing.
Frequent knee pain affects 25% of adults, often limiting their ability to walk and enjoy their daily activities. While knee pain is often caused by injuries or age-related degenerative conditions such as arthritis, everyday habits often play a role in the knee pain of patients. Here are a few examples of bad habits that can trigger your knee pain, accelerate arthritic changes, and aggravate an existing weakness following an injury: Wearing Shoes That Stress Your Knee...
You can be fanatical about your diet and exercise and still end up with back pain as you get older. One reason for back pain is that accidents happen. You may get in an auto accident or suffer a sports injury and damage the tissues in your back. But acute injuries aren’t the main reason back pain is normal as you get older. Lower back pain is common because you can’t prevent degenerative changes as you get older.
It is a well-known fact that men need adequate testosterone levels for healthy sexual function, but did you know even women need enough testosterone to function normally? Testosterone levels do a variety of tasks in the body outside of regulating libido. Testosterone is crucial for cellular growth, immunity, and a healthy nervous system.
You may have heard about epidural injections as a treatment for low back pain. Have you ever wondered what that involves or whether it may be the right treatment for you? The skilled pain management physician wants you to understand what epidural injections are when they should be used, and who should use them.
One in five adults spends their days in pain. Though each person experiences pain differently and has varying degrees of discomfort, chronic pain often becomes so frequent and severe that it stops you from going to work, limits your ability to exercise, disrupts relationships, and causes significant disability. Chronic pain comes from many possible sources. No matter what causes your pain, our team can help. They create customized care plans, using innovative interventional treatments and regenerative medicine to give many patients long-lasting pain relief.
Our Favorite Activities for Less Pain and Increased Wellness. If you're one of the millions of people who suffer from chronic pain, you know how debilitating it can be. Everyday activities that most people take for granted can be challenging when your body hurts. But there is good news: exercises to reduce chronic pain symptoms exist. In this blog post, we will discuss some of the best to try out.
Fear of chronic pain is a natural reaction, but this emotion actually contributes to the pain cycle! Let’s figure out how to break the pain-fear cycle! Acute pain is a warning system for your body and mind, letting you know something is wrong. So, when you experience pain it’s natural to worry about it and protect the area that hurts. During acute pain when your body is injured, pain serves its protective purpose, helping the body to heal.
A look back through time to see the evolution of our understanding of pain. To understand current pain theories and perspectives, let’s take a look at where it all began. As with so many things in life, you can’t really understand where you are unless you know where you’ve been.
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