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Yelp Review from Emily C

October 23rd, 2014|Latest News|

Once again, Yelp has chosen to filter our good review and not filter our bad reviews.  So, as I have done in the past, I am posting the reviews that Yelp has chosen to filter so you can choose for yourself. Here is a review from Emily C - posted on Yelp 10/10/14:   I

Top Ten Stem Cell Treatment Facts

October 20th, 2014|stem cells|

Some people are using stem cell treatments, but many have misconceptions about what that stem cell treatment involves. Here are the top ten stem cell treatment facts that everyone should know. 1. Stem Cell Treatment Has Been Used for Many Years Stem cell treatment might seem like a new treatment concept for many diseases and

Stem Cell based therapies are a Viable Option to Address Injuries Causing Chronic Pain

October 20th, 2014|chronic pain|

The best medical scientists and medical practitioners are those that are on the leading edge of research and who are willing to explore new options for their clients. Both western medicine and traditional eastern medicines have become partners in addressing issues such as chronic pain. Chronic pain can be quite debilitating, impacting all aspects of a person’s

Shingles Treatments

October 12th, 2014|Latest News|

Shingles What are Shingles and what are the symptoms? Shingles are a very painful skin condition caused by the varicella zoster virus (VZV – the same virus that causes chickenpox) that will affect approximately 1 out of 3 people in their lifetime.   Shingles usually starts with itching, tingling, and pain on one side of the

ADL Austin Torch of Liberty Dinner

September 16th, 2014|Latest News|

Capitol Pain Institute is proud to be an official sponsor of this Thursday’s Anti-Defamation League Event at the Four Seasons in Austin, Texas. “We’re very excited about this and we consider it an honor to be a sponsor for this great event,” said Dr. Matthew Schocket, founder of Capitol Pain Institute. ADL Austin Torch of Liberty

Treatment of Painful Diabetic Neuropathy

August 19th, 2014|diabetic neuropathy|

Finding an effective treatment of painful diabetic neuropathy can be extremely frustrating, both for the individual in pain and for their loved ones desperately trying to find a solution. Diabetic neuropathy is a nerve disorder caused by high blood glucose and other complications associated with having diabetes for a long time. The resulting nerve damage

The Two Faces of Pain: Acute and Chronic

August 19th, 2014|acute pain, chronic pain|

Living with pain has a debilitating impact on people. Whether this pain is associated with a previous injury or a result of a disease, it is important to understand where it comes from, how to address it, and how to explain it to those closest to you. Let us explore the two faces of pain:

Patient Testimonial – “Filtered” Yelp Reviews

August 17th, 2014|Latest News|

Since Yelp has decided to filter our reviews, we have decided to post their filtered reviews to our website so that everyone can decide for themselves which reviews are useful (instead of Yelp doing it for you).  These reviews are copied and pasted directly from the Yelp "not-recommended" page. L W. Austin, TX 0 friends 18 reviews

EMG & NCS: What do all these letters mean to the patient?

August 13th, 2014|Latest News|

EMG & NCS: What do all these letters mean to the patient? EMG & NCS. At first glance, the name of this study can easily confuse a patient. However, once it is broken down into its components, the words explain themselves. Electro-myo-graphy and Nerve Conduction Studies are, as the names state, electrical studies of the

Back Pain: Spondylosis, Spondylolysis, and Spondylolisthesis

May 26th, 2014|chronic pain, epidural steroid injections, facet joint injections, low back pain, osteoarthritis, radiofrequency ablation, spinal injections, Spine Basics|

Have you read your MRI report recently and ended up more confused about your low back pain than before you began? If so, you are not alone.  The medical terms for low back problems confuse many medical professionals who don't deal with these issues on a regular basis.  The purpose of this post is to

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