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Plan and prepare for a successful spinal cord stimulator procedure by reading our pre-operative instructions.
Once you have a spinal cord stimulator, you’re starting a new chapter in your life. You may feel ready to get back to your normal activities since you're experiencing pain relief. Still, recovering from a spinal cord stimulator procedure requires patience and understanding.
By Dr. Brad Culling People often use chronic pain and chronic pain syndrome synonymously, and for good reason. In both cases, patients have been suffering from life-debilitating pain for at least three months to be technically diagnosed with chronic pain. However, in some cases, chronic pain develops into something so severe that it begins to affect the emotional and mental well-being. When a patient’s pain causes them to develop depression, anxiety, or hopelessness, their condition has evolved into chronic pain syndrome. According to the CDC, at least 20% of Americans suffer from chronic pain, and from experience, we estimate around 50% of those
By Dr. Andre Chen The growing opioid epidemic lies between two major intersections: reducing the suffering of chronic pain patients and reducing the risk of opioid addiction. Our successful opioid stewardship program delegates the appropriate use of addiction management to improve patient outcomes and reduce the complications of opioid therapy. Good Intentions Lead To The Prescription Opioid Epidemic Beginning in the mid-1990s, US health practitioners gradually increased the use of prescription opioids with a good intention to help manage a crisis of untreated chronic pain and provide better access to pain control, often for cancer or at the end of life. Before that, doctors
By Dr. Paul Le At Advanced Pain Care, we understand that wellness is not just physical. It’s imperative to prioritize your mental health just as much as we do your physical health. We hope that the following six coping mechanisms for chronic pain will help you manage your pain more effectively, improve the impact of your physical treatments, and ultimately help you find a complete state of wellbeing. The Three Components Of An Effective Chronic Pain Treatment Treating chronic pain is like balancing on three legs—without one of the legs, you risk reducing the efficacy of your plan of care through: Mechanics: The treatments such
Every person’s pain is unique, and every person’s success with the spinal stimulator is different. When chronic pain patients share their stories and journey with spinal stimulation, it often reminds us that others are going through similar experiences. It's a reminder to connect with those that need support and continue to offer solutions that can give you the pain relief you deserve. Saundra H. shares her inspiring story about her long struggle with chronic pain, and how the decision to choose spinal cord stimulation with Advanced Pain Care changed her life. 12 Years Of Chronic Back Pain With No Relief Saundra was an active
By Dr. Clayton Adams An estimated 50 million people live with chronic pain, and if you're one, then you may need a pain management clinic to help you get back to an active, healthy life. If you’re looking for a clinic, then you’ve made it clear that you deserve relief. We know that choice and journey is not always easy, especially if you’ve been a victim of pain stigmas. And if you’ve already gone to a pain management clinic and didn’t feel heard or felt that the doctors didn’t believe you, then we get why you may feel nervous going to a new clinic