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Interventional Pain Management

Interventional Pain Management

  For people who suffer chronic pain, finding long-term or permanent relief from pain is a constant struggle. Even after exploring medical and non-medical therapies, the results on pain outlook are sometimes minimal and not rewarding. In such cases,...

Facet Joint Injections- What to Know and Expect

Facet Joint Injections- What to Know and Expect

Facet joints are small joints on the spine that help with movement and stability. When a person has an injury or goes under prolonged stress on the back, they may start to experience pain in the facet joints. This also happens with arthritis of the spine and natural...

Dealing With Post-Stroke Pain

Dealing With Post-Stroke Pain

For those who have suffered a stroke, the lingering pain and discomfort are serious issues. It is perhaps the most challenging after-effect of this life-threatening situation.  Post-stroke pain is neuropathic pain that happens when the brain has suffered an injury. A...

Why Keeping a Pain Diary is vital to Pain Management

Why Keeping a Pain Diary is vital to Pain Management

Living with chronic pain is very distressing; it reduces the quality of one's life and has other debilitating effects on both physical and emotional health. In managing chronic pain, one has to be open to exploring different alternatives to find the right mix of...

Spinal Cord Stimulation Explained

Spinal Cord Stimulation Explained

Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS) is a breakthrough development in chronic pain management and has been around for over forty years.  SCS is an alternative therapy for chronic pain in the back and limbs that have been resistant to standard treatment plans. It does not...

Managing Pain After A Surgery

Managing Pain After A Surgery

If you are to undergo major surgery, you may be aware that you will be provided with an anesthetic to keep you asleep. This is essential to keep you from feeling pain, but it is still expected that you might experience pain after the surgery. Pain management is...

The Dangers of Self-Diagnosing Pain

The Dangers of Self-Diagnosing Pain

It is common to find people using the internet to self-diagnose when they present with symptoms. People even search the Internet first before getting medical attention. While it is understandable that anxiety and fear propel such actions, it is potentially very...

Reasons Your Pain Specialist May Reduce your Pain Relievers

Reasons Your Pain Specialist May Reduce your Pain Relievers

People who live with chronic pain understand how pain relief medications are super important to pain management plans. Whether over-the-counter or prescription dosage, painkillers are powerful meds and should be used with care. Despite how effective these medications...

Understanding Breakthrough Cancer Pain

Understanding Breakthrough Cancer Pain

Despite the advancements in the treatment of cancer, a major problem that persists is the phenomenon called breakthrough cancer pain. Patients who have been diagnosed with cancer sometimes experience this at the onset of the disease, while others mostly experience it...

Feet Numbness and Pain: Causes and Treatment

Feet Numbness and Pain: Causes and Treatment

If you notice that your feet are numb, tingling, or aching, it may signify something aside from the usual. Sitting or standing in one position for too long is the most common cause. But when numbness and pain become frequent and persist rather strongly, any of these...

Is it Possible to Prevent Acute Pain from becoming Chronic?

Is it Possible to Prevent Acute Pain from becoming Chronic?

Pain is considered medically as being either acute or chronic, but this does not take away the fact that all kinds of pain are unpleasant, unbearable, and challenging to live with. The differentiating factor between Acute and Chronic pain is that while Acute pain has...

Risk Factors that lead to Chronic Pain

Risk Factors that lead to Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is different from acute pain in that it usually lasts for months or years and remains even after the body heals from the injuries or illnesses that led to it. Living with chronic pain is an unbearable experience that makes it difficult for sufferers to...

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