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What is Pain Management?

We all experience pain at some point in our lives but for others, chronic pain can be debilitating. Pain management is the medical specialty that caters to the needs of treating all types of pain, including musculoskeletal, spinal and neuropathic pain disorders. With an accurate diagnosis and early intervention, pain management doctors hope to help patients avoid spiraling into a state of chronic pain, or at least reduce the severity of …

Limiting Shoulder Pain at Work

How to limit your shoulder pain at work
The shoulder is one of the largest and most complex joints in the body. The shoulder joint is formed where the humerus (upper arm bone) fits into the scapula (shoulder blade), like a ball and socket. The complexity of the shoulder is what enables you to do so much with your arms. It is also the reason so many people battle with shoulder …

Epidural Steroid Injection

An epidural steroid injection is a common procedure to treat spinal nerve irritation. It is most often caused by tissue next to the nerve pressing against it. The beginning of the nerve root may be irritated by a bulging vertebral disc, disc contents from a ruptured disc or bone spur, precisely touching the spinal nerve.

An epidural steroid injection involves coating an inflamed nerve root in steroids, an anti-inflammation medicine, in …

  • Posted: November 17, 2015
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How to Help Someone in Pain

Chances are you know someone who deals with chronic pain. You may want to help but aren’t sure how to go about it or if you can even help. Sometimes just a “Let me know what I can do” just isn’t enough.

If you have a loved one, friend or family member who is affected by chronic pain, we will go over a few things that you can do to …

  • Posted: October 15, 2015
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