Spine Tips

Choosing a Physician For Pain Care & Management: Factors to Consider

Navigating the Healthcare System Can Be a Very Difficult Task. There Are So Many Factors to Consider. Do I need to see a specialist? If so, what type of specialist? What qualifications does the physician have? Is there another physician of the same or different specialty from whom I can seek another medical opinion? One [...]

2019-01-03T17:18:31+00:00Categories: Spine Tips|

High Frequency Spinal Cord Stimulation Therapy – Chronic Pain Relief

Background - A Remedy Option To Chronic Pain Spinal cord stimulation (SCS) has been around for about 40 years. This treatment has revolutionized treatment for many chronic pain patients. Historically, patients that had chronic pain or failed back surgeries were out of options. Many had to manage pain with only medications which offered many [...]

2016-11-28T17:42:58+00:00Categories: Spine Tips|

Whiplash Neck Injury | Motor Vehicle Accident

Whiplash is a term frequently used to describe neck injury sustained in a motor vehicle accident. The term whiplash suggests a sudden forward flexion of the head followed immediately by bending backwards or extension in a whip-like fashion. Sometimes, there is the immediate onset of neck pain or some discomfort. Frequently, painful symptoms do not [...]

Healing with Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy (PRP)

Sometimes, what can help you the most comes from your own flesh and blood – literally. In the case of injuries, there are many ways to promote healing at a faster rate. However, what if you could create the “magic bullet” solution for faster healing from your own blood? Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Platelet-rich plasma therapy [...]

Spinal Cord Stimulation to Relieve Back Pain

Sometimes, no matter how many times you use certain methods to treat chronic back pain, it just isn’t enough. It’s possible that the medications are losing their effectiveness as you build up resistance against them (depending on the type of pain relief medication). It’s also possible that the origin of the pain is recurring, but [...]