By: Dr. Victor Taylor Inversion therapy is a relatively inexpensive way to apply traction to the spine and helps to manage chronic spinal and radicular pain. This type of treatment can aid in the treatment of lumbar, thoracic, and even neck pain. A significant component of chronic pain is related to poor biomechanics, or loss of ideal movement. Inversion therapy can aid one important component of poor spinal biomechanics. What does that mean? Biomechanics simply refers to how our bodies move. How we walk, run, lift, sit etc. When biomechanics are off because of a problem in a joint, with a muscle or tendon
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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. 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 opioid 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,
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
By Dr. Mark Malone Before the pain, I had a thriving life. A growing medical practice. A loving family with three young kids. A healthy body that let me lift weights, waterski, bicycle, and play basketball in my free time. My life was full, which is why I couldn't help but be in denial when I started experiencing chronic pain. For over five years, my life was on pause. I was robbed by debilitating sensations that prevented me from doing anything literally. On my worst days, I had to choose between taking my family out to dinner, or treating a few patients, simply because I couldn't do
By Dr. JM Paterno We understand how frustrating it feels to be trapped by chronic back pain, unable to live the life you want to live. But we’re here to say that even though the pain is inevitable, your suffering is optional, and we’re here to help you find the relief you need to get back to living a normal and even exciting life. Though there are many options to help you treat chronic back pain, spinal stimulators are more frequently becoming the treatment of choice. Why? Spinal stimulators have been around for decades, but in the past few years, the amount of research, testing,