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3 Types of Nerve Blocks: Which Is Best for You?

3 Types of Nerve Blocks: Which Is Best for You?

Nerve blocks provide relief for many types of pain that don’t respond to conservative therapies, like steroid injections and physical therapy. Here, you can learn about three primary types of nerve blocks and what they treat.
Feb 2nd, 2024
Understanding Your Body's Fight-or-Flight Mechanism

Understanding Your Body's Fight-or-Flight Mechanism

The fight-or-flight mechanism helps you stay safe in times of danger. But if that system is overactive, it can wind up causing chronic pain or making existing pain worse. Fortunately, nerve blocks can help. Here’s how.
Dec 26th, 2023
Oh, My Aching Neck!

Oh, My Aching Neck!

Neck pain is common, but there are many treatments that can help. Determining the cause of your painful symptoms is the first step toward finding a therapy that’s effective. Here's what you should know.
Dec 14th, 2023

Can Osteoarthritis Be Reversed?

Osteoarthritis (OA) affects millions of people worldwide, causing pain, stiffness, and loss of mobility. If you have OA, you might wonder if the condition is reversible. In this post, learn the answer — and how we can help you find relief.
Nov 2nd, 2023

How Controlled Exercise Can Treat Your Herniated Disc

Herniated discs can happen to just about anyone, but they tend to be more common as you age. The good news: Conservative treatment can help, including controlled exercise activities focused specifically on your spine.
Oct 1st, 2023
How Does a Spinal Cord Stimulation Trial Work?

How Does a Spinal Cord Stimulation Trial Work?

Spinal cord stimulation offers long-term relief for people suffering from some types of treatment-resistant chronic pain, but it’s not right for everyone. A trial run helps you and your doctor determine if it’s right for you. Here’s how it works.
Sep 1st, 2023
Spotting the Warning Signs of a Herniated Disc

Spotting the Warning Signs of a Herniated Disc

Herniated discs are a common cause of back and neck pain, yet many people miss key symptoms that can help them find relief faster. Here are some of the symptoms you should look for the next time you have neck or back pain.
Mar 31st, 2023
What Is Osteoarthritis and How Is It Treated?

What Is Osteoarthritis and How Is It Treated?

Osteoarthritis is a common cause of sore, stiff joints that tends to get a lot more common with aging. While there was a time when having arthritis meant living with the pain, today’s safe, effective treatments can help.
Mar 1st, 2023
Am I a Candidate for a Spinal Cord Stimulator?

Am I a Candidate for a Spinal Cord Stimulator?

Spinal cord stimulation (SCS) uses state-of-the-art technology for chronic back pain that doesn’t respond to more conservative treatments, such as physical therapy or injections. Here’s how to determine if SCS can help relieve your painful symptoms.
Feb 19th, 2023

Lower Back Pain: Understanding Your Treatment Options

Lower back pain is a common problem for millions of people. Fortunately, there are treatments that can help. The keys to feeling better: Seek treatment early and know your options, like the ones listed here.
Jan 2nd, 2023
How Fibromyalgia Affects Your Entire Body

How Fibromyalgia Affects Your Entire Body

Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain condition that is notorious for causing widespread aches and pain, but it can also affect your entire body. Read on to learn more about the many symptoms and complications of fibromyalgia.
Dec 1st, 2022

Why Is There An Opioid Crisis?

For many, pain is a transient part of life and one that can be overcome with some grit and patience. For the unfortunate few, pain relief can only be achieved by the aide of medications, therapies and occasionally, surgery.
Oct 3rd, 2018