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Yoga: Good to get bent out of shape?

January 18th, 2016|alternative therapy, arthritis, back pain, chronic pain, Latest News|

by Dr. Raimy Amasha Yoga may at first seem to some people as the art of forming a pretzel with ones body but a closer look into this discipline reveals pursuit of a greater goal. Yoga advocates claim pursuit of physical, mental, and spiritual wellness through this ancient art. Herein, we will explore the thousands of years

Got Shoulder Pain?

December 10th, 2015|acute pain, advanced pain management, chronic pain, Latest News, shoulder pain|

by Dr. Anjuli Desai Shoulder pain accounts for 12 out of every 1000 primary care office visits. This could largely be attributed to the fact that the shoulder joint is the body’s most mobile joint. In fact, shoulder and neck pain account for 18% of all insurance disability payments made for musculoskeletal pain. Some factors which

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

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:

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

Treating Pain with Pain Management Austin

February 20th, 2014|chronic pain|

Thousands of people in Austin and all across the country suffer from chronic pain. This chronic pain could take many different forms such as headaches, sciatica, and lower back pain. One study shows that chronic pain costs the country 635 billion dollars in health care a year. What is worse is that this hefty price

Austin Pain Doctors are Trained to Help Chronic Pain Sufferers

February 19th, 2014|chronic pain|

For those suffering from chronic pain, every day can be a challenge to complete simple tasks, to attend school, go to work, or run a home and look after children. As chronic pain is so unique to the person, so too must the treatment approach to chronic pain management. It is important to find a

Stem Cells-the Next Frontier is Here

November 22nd, 2013|chronic pain, knee treatment, new therapies, osteoarthritis, stem cells|

by Guest Author Joseph Smith, PhD Our very own stem cells may provide the key to return us to a high quality of life without chronic pain. Stem cells are undifferentiated biological cells that can develop into just about any specialized tissues.  No longer controversial as they need not be derived from embryos or cadavers,

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