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Can High Blood Pressure Cause Headaches?

Can High Blood Pressure Cause Headaches?

Though high blood pressure doesn’t typically cause symptoms, it shares a relationship with headaches. If you have hypertension, your risk for severe headaches and migraines rises. And a headache is the first sign of dangerously high blood pressure. 
Feb 7th, 2024
Why Is Pain Sometimes Delayed After a Car Accident?

Why Is Pain Sometimes Delayed After a Car Accident?

Delayed pain after a car accident is a real phenomenon that commonly occurs when the accident causes injuries like whiplash, concussion, and lower back strain. Delayed pain also leads to complications that you can prevent with a prompt evaluation.
Jan 9th, 2024

Why Do My Legs Hurt After Walking?

Walking is great for your health and only requires a minimal investment in necessary supportive shoes. Despite being less strenuous than other athletic activities, walking can still cause leg pain. Here, you’ll learn the top four causes.
Dec 1st, 2023
5 Causes of Chronic Neck Pain

5 Causes of Chronic Neck Pain

If you have chronic neck pain, you know how hard it is to find long-lasting relief. Most chronic pain arises from five common causes, but no matter the cause, you need to know that advanced interventional and regenerative therapies can help.
Nov 6th, 2023

Can Losing Weight Help Relieve Knee Pain?

Losing weight does more than relieve knee pain. It can also help you prevent injuries and chronic conditions like arthritis that lead to painful knees. Here’s what you need to know about the impact body weight has on your knees.
Oct 3rd, 2023
When to Get Professional Treatment for Chest Pain

When to Get Professional Treatment for Chest Pain

Recognizing the signs of a heart attack can save your life by motivating you to seek emergency medical care. No matter what causes your chest pain, there’s one important tip to remember: Chest pain always needs a professional evaluation.
Sep 6th, 2023
The Mental Side of Arthritis

The Mental Side of Arthritis

The mental side of arthritis includes challenges like depression and anxiety. But did you know that arthritis also affects your brain’s structure and interferes with cognitive processes? Keep reading to learn more.
Aug 8th, 2023
Tips for Athletes to Avoid Fractures

Tips for Athletes to Avoid Fractures

Sprains are the most common sports injuries, but fractures claim their fair share, accounting for 20% of all sports-related emergency room visits. Keep reading to learn tips for avoiding fractures and how pain relief can help you recover faster.
Jul 12th, 2023
The Dangers of Ignoring a Pulled Muscle

The Dangers of Ignoring a Pulled Muscle

It doesn’t matter if you have a mild or severe muscle strain — a pulled muscle always needs time to rest and heal. Plenty of potential complications can arise if you ignore a pulled muscle, including chronic pain and permanent weakness.
Jun 2nd, 2023

Office Worker? Do These Things to Avoid Carpal Tunnel

Did you know that without treatment, carpal tunnel syndrome can cause permanent nerve damage that affects your hand function? Even if you can’t avoid repetitive hand movements, you can take steps to prevent carpal tunnel syndrome.
May 13th, 2023
The Benefits of Spinal Cord Stimulation

The Benefits of Spinal Cord Stimulation

Spinal cord stimulation has at least six advantages over most typical pain relief methods. Of the six, one of the best is that you can use the device and get significant pain relief for years (or as long as you want to keep it).
Apr 4th, 2023
Who Can Benefit from Kyphoplasty?

Who Can Benefit from Kyphoplasty?

Kyphoplasty is a safe, innovative procedure that relieves your back pain after suffering a vertebral compression fracture. Here’s everything you need to know about who can benefit and how kyphoplasty uniquely restores spinal strength and stability.
Mar 9th, 2023
What No One Told You About Cancer Pain

What No One Told You About Cancer Pain

Dealing with cancer pain shouldn’t wait until after the pain begins. Managing your pain is an integral part of your cancer care right from the start. Here’s what you need to know about cancer pain and your treatment options.
Feb 17th, 2023
The Link Between Your Diet and Chronic Pain

The Link Between Your Diet and Chronic Pain

If you struggle with chronic pain, it’s time to take a close look at your diet. The foods you eat can cause pain, or they can diminish your discomfort. Here’s what you need to know about the link between your diet and chronic pain.
Jan 19th, 2023
The Link Between Obesity and Low Back Pain

The Link Between Obesity and Low Back Pain

There’s no doubt obesity contributes to back pain, but don’t tune out if you aren’t obese. It only takes a moderate amount of excess weight to trigger back pain, especially if you carry the weight in your tummy. Here’s how weight affects your back.
Nov 7th, 2022
How Does Regenerative Medicine Treat Arthritis Pain?

How Does Regenerative Medicine Treat Arthritis Pain?

Regenerative medicine eases arthritis pain by harnessing your body’s natural healing ability, turning your own cells into a restorative treatment. As the healing cells reduce inflammation and rebuild damaged tissues, you get arthritis pain relief.
Oct 10th, 2022
Root Blocks vs. Nerve Blocks: Which Treatment Is Right for Me?

Root Blocks vs. Nerve Blocks: Which Treatment Is Right for Me?

It doesn’t matter what causes your pain or where it’s located in your body. Any time you have ongoing pain, you may get relief from a root block or a nerve block. Read on to learn the difference between them and which one may be right for you.
Sep 6th, 2022
Who Can Benefit from a Nerve Block?

Who Can Benefit from a Nerve Block?

Nerve blocks relieve severe acute pain, disabling chronic pain, and intense cancer or post-surgery pain. No matter what part of your body hurts or what condition causes the problem, if you live with pain, it’s time to consider a nerve block.
Aug 8th, 2022
Why Does My Hip Hurt?

Why Does My Hip Hurt?

Many conditions affect your hip, causing mild-to-severe pain. You can also experience hip pain as a result of problems elsewhere in your body. Here’s a rundown of the most common reason your hip hurts and how interventional treatments help.
Jul 5th, 2022
Injuries to Look For After a Car Accident

Injuries to Look For After a Car Accident

Even a minor car accident can cause injuries and long-lasting pain, but your pain may not appear right away, leaving you unaware of the problem. That’s why you need to know about delayed symptoms and what to look for after an automobile accident.
Jun 8th, 2022

How Does Spinal Cord Stimulation Work?

Have you ever wondered why your pain just won’t seem to go away? Well, you aren’t alone. Pain is a complex process and long-term, or chronic pain differs greatly from short-term, or acute pain.
Jun 6th, 2022
Where Does Chronic Pain Come From?

Where Does Chronic Pain Come From?

Whether chronic pain is constant or comes and goes, it dramatically affects your wellbeing, limiting your ability to work, eat, sleep, or find any joy in daily life. Read on to learn about the many possible causes of chronic pain.
May 9th, 2022
My Loved One May Need Help Managing Their Medications

My Loved One May Need Help Managing Their Medications

Taking multiple medications poses several challenges. You need to remember a confusing dosing schedule, and multiple medications increase your risk of potentially serious side effects. Medication management helps with all these concerns.
Apr 7th, 2022
You Don't Have to Be in a Car Accident to Get Whiplash

You Don't Have to Be in a Car Accident to Get Whiplash

You may wake up one morning with a sore, stiff neck and wonder what happened to cause the pain. Whiplash doesn't cross your mind because you weren't in a car accident. But you can develop a whiplash from other activities. Here's how.
Mar 10th, 2022
6 Telltale Symptoms of Endometriosis

6 Telltale Symptoms of Endometriosis

If you have endometriosis, you live with pelvic pain. When your pain doesn't improve with standard medical care, it's time to learn about interventional treatments that can effectively ease your pain and restore your quality of life.
Feb 7th, 2022
How Epidural Injections Block Your Pain and Give You Relief

How Epidural Injections Block Your Pain and Give You Relief

If you’ve tried the standard medical treatments and still struggle with back and neck pain, it's time to learn about epidural injections. These injections deliver effective and long-lasting relief by targeting the source of your pain.
Jan 26th, 2022
Ease Your Neck Pain With a Stellate Ganglion Block

Ease Your Neck Pain With a Stellate Ganglion Block

Do you struggle with neck pain despite routine medical therapies? If so, it's time to learn how a stellate ganglion block can give you the relief you need for chronic pain in your neck, as well as your head, arms, hands, and upper chest.
Dec 12th, 2021
What Is Kyphoplasty?

What Is Kyphoplasty?

Half of all women and one-quarter of men will break a bone during their lifetime because of osteoporosis. One of the most common osteoporotic fractures affects the spinal vertebrae. That’s when you need kyphoplasty to restore your spine.
Nov 5th, 2021
The Difference Between Arthritis and Bursitis

The Difference Between Arthritis and Bursitis

One of the critical differences between arthritis and bursitis is that one disease is progressive and permanent, and the other is short-lived. Here’s everything you should know about the similarities and differences between arthritis and bursitis.
Oct 14th, 2021
You Don’t Have to Put Up With Neuropathy

You Don’t Have to Put Up With Neuropathy

Most people with neuropathy discover that conventional medical treatments have limited success when it comes to relieving their pain. But don’t give up and just put up with neuropathy symptoms. Interventional medicine offers treatments that work.
Sep 20th, 2021
Can Nerve Blocks Help With Cancer Pain?

Can Nerve Blocks Help With Cancer Pain?

Cancer pain may feel like pressure, tingling or burning sensations, or severe, debilitating pain. No matter how you experience cancer pain, you should never put up with ongoing pain that defies medical care. Here’s how a nerve block can help.
Aug 18th, 2021

The Link Between Your Diet and Arthritis

If you have arthritis, your treatment comes down to preventing symptoms and joint damage for as long as possible. One way to do that is to learn about the link between your diet and arthritis and choose foods that ease your pain.
Jul 27th, 2021

Common Causes of Hand Pain

Your hands have the power to grip heavy objects and the precision to thread a needle. They also see a lot of action during the day, which means they’re susceptible to injuries. If your hands are in pain, it could be one of these common problems.
Jun 9th, 2021

How You Can Prevent Workplace Injuries

No one is safe from workplace injuries. Your risk is highest in construction and manufacturing, but anyone in every type of work environment can sustain an injury. Read on to learn about the top workplace injuries and how to prevent them.
May 5th, 2021

Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Chronic Abdominal Pain

It’s hard to know when to see a doctor for chronic abdominal pain, especially when it comes and goes. But one thing is certain: You should never ignore pain that lasts for months or gets noticeably worse. Treatment prevents serious complications.
Apr 4th, 2021

6 Common Causes of Wrist Pain

Wrist pain doesn’t just affect your wrist. Problems in your wrist can weaken your hand, affect finger movement, and make it impossible to engage in normal daily activities. Read on to learn about the six top causes of wrist pain.
Mar 11th, 2021

Neuropathy: Why Customized Treatment is Important

All health problems deserve the quality of care that comes with customized treatment, but the complexity of neuropathy leaves no room for a one-size-fits-all approach. Customized treatment is also essential if you need relief from neuropathic pain.
Feb 1st, 2021

Is Joint Pain a Normal Part of Aging?

Your joints change as you age, but joint pain is not a normal part of aging. Unfortunately, many people just live with the pain because they think it’s part of life. Read on to learn the steps you can take to prevent or reduce joint pain.
Jan 1st, 2021

Don’t Enter the New Year With Joint Pain

When it comes to joint pain, you can count on one thing: Without treatment, you have a better chance of the problem getting worse than better. If you start treatment now, you can enter the New Year with significantly less joint pain.
Dec 1st, 2020

Behind Those Achy Hips

You may think of achy hips as a problem affecting older adults. However, adults of all ages struggle with hip pain as athletic injuries and repetitive stress are two of the top causes. Here’s a rundown on why you have hip pain.
Nov 2nd, 2020

5 Spine Health Tips for Working at a Desk

Anyone who sits most of the day while working at a desk has a high risk of developing a back or neck injury that turns into chronic pain. You can significantly lower your risk and protect the health of your spine by following our five tips.
Oct 5th, 2020

Injured on the Job? We Can Help

In 2018, nearly 3 million people suffered a workplace injury. Many of them ended up with chronic pain or limited function that interfered with their ability to work or enjoy life. That’s where we can help.
Sep 23rd, 2020

Understanding Ganglion Cysts

Most people haven’t heard of ganglion cysts, yet they account for 60-70% of all masses or lumps on your wrist or fingers. Ganglion cysts can get large enough to affect your appearance and cause pain. Read on to learn about your treatment options.
Aug 13th, 2020

Is Kyphoplasty Right for Me?

Kyphoplasty restores the normal shape and strength of vertebrae that sustain a compression fracture. But don’t wait too long to talk with us about kyphoplasty. You only have a short window of opportunity to pursue this exceptional treatment.
Jul 27th, 2020

How Endometriosis Causes Hip Pain

Though endometriosis is known for causing severe pelvic pain, it can also lead to an unexpected problem: hip pain. When you have ongoing hip pain despite treatment, or when a cause can’t be identified, we can help alleviate your pain.
Jun 23rd, 2020

Tingling Limbs: What You Need to Know About Neuropathy

Have you had your foot fall asleep then experienced a pins-and-needles sensation as it wakes up? That’s an example of tingling nerve pain, a problem that becomes severe in advanced neuropathy. Here’s what you need to know about peripheral neuropathy.
Mar 24th, 2020

How to Prevent Sports Injuries

Contact sports like football are not the top cause of sports injuries. If you’re over the age of 25, you’re more likely to suffer an injury from recreational sports like tennis, golf, bowling, and hiking. Here’s how to prevent injuries.
Feb 1st, 2020

Managing Arthritis: 5 Healthy Lifestyle Changes

Of all the possible ways to manage arthritis for long-lasting results, conventional medications aren’t even in the picture. You’ll have the most success controlling your pain when you follow these five healthy lifestyle changes.
Jan 1st, 2020

The Link Between Diabetes and Neuropathy

If you’re diabetic, you have an extreme risk for neuropathy, with 60-70% of all diabetic patients developing multiple neuropathies. Neuropathy is renowned for causing pain, yet you can take steps to prevent the problem. Here’s what you need to know.
Dec 1st, 2019

Bad Habits That Could Be Contributing to Your Knee Pain

Considering your knee bears the full weight of your body as it moves, it’s no surprise to learn that 25% of adults have frequent knee pain. What you may not know is that several common bad habits can contribute to knee pain.
Nov 1st, 2019

Is Back Pain Normal as You Age?

By the time you’re 60, you’ll have some degree of disc degeneration. But age-related changes start to occur long before then, and disc degeneration isn’t the only problem that causes back pain. Read on to learn why back pain is normal as you age.
Oct 1st, 2019

Common Nerve Injuries and How to Avoid Them

Nerve injuries can happen suddenly, or they can sneak up on you gradually over months or years of overuse. No matter how they develop, nerve injuries are notoriously painful. Here are some tips on how to prevent the most common nerve injuries.
Sep 1st, 2019

The Dangers of Tech Neck

If you use a smartphone, tablet, or computer, you’re at risk of tech neck. It’s easier than you may realize to strain your neck by looking down at your electronic device. Read on to learn about the dangers and how to prevent the problem
Aug 5th, 2019

How Regenerative Medicine Can Help You Feel Restored Anew

Regenerative medicine helps you feel restored because it truly restores damaged and diseased tissues in your body. With specialized regenerative treatments like stem cell therapy and platelet-rich plasma, you’ll regain health and feel revitalized.
Jun 20th, 2019
Epidural Injections

Epidural Injections: Benefits and Side Effects to Consider

If your life is limited by chronic back and neck pain, you’ve probably tried many treatments that fail to relieve the pain. But you still have hope with options like an epidural injection that delivers long-lasting pain relief for many patients.
Apr 19th, 2019

How a Root Block Works to Relieve Pain in Your Limbs

Whether pain affects your arm or radiates down your leg, limb pain can stop you from performing the most mundane daily routine, forget about enjoying your favorite activity. When you need relief from limb pain, it’s time to consider a root block.
Feb 14th, 2019

3 Ways to Treat Pain Without Surgery

When conventional medicine fails to relieve your pain, you can get immediate and long-lasting relief without surgery when you choose treatments that directly target the nerves responsible for your pain. Here are just three nonsurgical options.
Nov 26th, 2018

How PRP Injections Can Speed Your Surgical Recovery

Any surgery presents a double-whammy healing process, which can make recovery a long, slow haul. With PRP injections, we can harness and redirect your regenerative resources to where you need them most, getting you back to the pink of health more quickly.
Sep 13th, 2018

5 Non-Surgical Options for Managing Cancer Pain

Cancer pain can often be managed without surgical intervention. From prescription pain medication to physical therapy and naturopathy, cancer patients are finding non-surgical options for pain management. Here are the top five options.
Aug 30th, 2018

Will an Epidural Injection Relieve My Lower Back Pain?

Low back pain can be debilitating. If you’ve tried multiple treatments without relief, it may be time to consider an epidural injection. Learn about this pain management technique, who is a good candidate, and when it may not be an option for you.
Jul 20th, 2018

Why Post Auto Accident Pain is Often Delayed

You may be surprised how well you function in the moments after a car accident. Yet you may still be injured without knowing due to your brain’s endorphin response, a key aspect of your body’s survival mechanisms.
Jun 18th, 2018

Non-Surgical Solutions for Arthritis Pain

Pain and mobility loss from arthritis greatly hinders the quality of your life, yet joint replacement surgery is drastic, with a long recovery time. Nonsurgical pain management techniques can help you live a more productive life, doing the things you love.
May 28th, 2018

Innovative Procedure Relieves Pain for Knee Patients

During this procedure, we use a cutting-edge technology to apply a sophisticated type of radio wave to the nerves surrounding the knee, also known as the genicular nerves. As a result, we can relieve pain in a number of cases.
Jun 15th, 2017

2017 Top Doctor in Pain Medicine

Congratulations Dr. Maulik Bhalani! We are proud to announce that Dr. Maulik Bhalani has been honored with “2017 Top Doctors in Pain Medicine” award by Castle Connolly Medical
Mar 6th, 2017