Treat your pain and live a better life… Welcome to my blog about pain. Unfortunately, many people suffer from chronic pain. As a board certified physician in physical medicine and rehabilitation, my specialty is treating these people with both acute and chronic pain. A majority of my practice is working with patients that are experiencing… Continue Reading

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Is Medication the Best Treatment Option for Pain?

While many people believe that medication is the best treatment option for pain, the fact is that there are almost always alternatives that can and should be explored. Prescription and over-the-counter medications can be very effective in treating all different types of pain, but they are certainly not the only option available to you. Benefits… Continue Reading

3 Relaxation Techniques to Reduce Pain

Reducing pain isn’t an easy process, but for men and women experiencing chronic levels of pain, any solution is worth trying. Relaxing could be that solution. How can you relax when you are struggling with so much pain? It is not always easy to do, especially when the pain has you focusing specifically on it… Continue Reading

Can Aquatic Therapy Help with Pain Management?

For some people, aquatic therapy is the best type of pain management solution. If the thought of jumping into a pool and going for a swim sounds like fun, and not hard work to relieve pain, think again. It can be both! This type of treatment provides you with numerous advantages and it provides an… Continue Reading

What Types of Medications Offer Pain Relief?

It’s important to know that, in nearly all cases, the goal of pain management is not to muffle the pain with medications. This only works for a short amount of time. In fact, pain medications are meant to allow you to rest and heal and to allow the body to do what it needs to… Continue Reading

How Does Biofeedback Work for Muscle Pain?

There are many ways to treat pain. In some people, pain management is very easy and effective with medication. For others, the body works naturally to slow pain as a person relaxes and the injury passes or heals. For many others, chronic pain becomes ongoing and the severity may not improve even with medication. Biofeedback… Continue Reading

Why See a Specialist for Pain?

Many men and women suffer from pain. For most people, pain comes and goes, as an injury heals. For others, there is a constant and chronic level of pain present. There are multiple reasons for this. In some situations, it is a direct result of injuries or disease. In others, it is due to a… Continue Reading

What Is Biofeedback for Pain Relief?

Biofeedback is an interesting and often helpful type of pain relief tool. If you are an individual who has experienced pain on a routine basis, this may be one of the best treatment options for your specific needs. Biofeedback focuses on providing you with what you cannot control on your own. By understanding how it… Continue Reading

What Are Nerve Blocks?

If you suffer from pain, you may be looking for any type of pain solution. You cannot think about anything you are doing because the pain is intense. Nothing you take seems to help. The pain continues and puts you at a constant level of discomfort. This is when you may need more advanced treatment… Continue Reading

What Can a Pain Doctor Do for You?

For those individuals suffering from pain, getting help – as soon as possible – is generally the only thing you can think about. It’s not easy to do, though. Often, over the counter medications do not provide long term relief and they have bad side effects when used too long. This, coupled with ongoing or… Continue Reading