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The Importance of Relieving Anxiety and Stress

Living with chronic pain isn’t easy. Along with the physical discomfort, it can have a serious effect on your mental health. Learn more about the connection between mind and body, and discover how relieving anxiety and stress can improve pain, too.
Sep 1st, 2023

Intracept Procedure: What It Is and Key Facts

Is your life limited by chronic low back pain? When traditional therapy fails to make a difference, the Intracept procedure could be for you. Learn how this minimally invasive treatment stops basivertebral nerve pain at the source for lasting relief.
Aug 2nd, 2023

How To Pick Up the Pieces After a Failed Back Surgery

Surgery is meant to relieve chronic pain and restore function, but if you still have pain after back surgery, you’re not out of options. Here’s how to start picking up the pieces and moving on after failed back surgery.
Jul 1st, 2023

What Is Spoon Theory?

The spoon theory explains the impact of living with chronic illness, chronic pain, and disability on a daily basis. It highlights the differences between living with illness compared to living without illness.
Jun 1st, 2023

How to Prepare for a Spinal Cord Stimulator

Are you considering a spinal cord stimulator to treat your chronic nerve pain? It can be a good solution — especially if other treatments haven’t worked — but it’s important to be prepared. Get our tips for preparing for your procedure here.
May 1st, 2023

4 Nonsurgical Treatments for Chronic Neck Pain

Are you living with chronic neck pain? Surgery isn’t your only option. Find out how noninvasive and minimally invasive treatments can tackle the cause of your pain at the source so you can start feeling better without the concerns about surgery.
Apr 1st, 2023

Does Acute Pain Affect Your Quality of Life?

Acute pain is sudden. It can be intense, but it’s often short-lived. Chronic pain, on the other hand, persists for months or years. Learn the differences and find out how treating your pain can help you limit its impact on your quality of life.
Mar 7th, 2023

Types of Neuropathic Pain and Your Treatment Options

Neuropathic pain is burning, tingling, electric pain. It’s the result of damaged nerves, and suffering this chronic pain can quickly erode your quality of life. Learn more about the types of neuropathy and how to find treatment that’s right for you.
Feb 9th, 2023

How Do Changes in Seasons or Weather Affect Chronic Pain?

Changing seasons bring changing weather. And if you’re living with chronic pain, you might notice that those changes make your symptoms feel worse. Find out how weather affects your body and how to start feeling better.
Dec 2nd, 2022

Working From Home Is a Pain in My Neck!

Working from home offers Americans more flexibility than ever, but where you’re working still matters. Sitting on your couch or at your kitchen table could be causing “tech neck” — a type of neck pain that’s on the rise. Learn how to fight it here.
Nov 3rd, 2022

When Should You Consider Epidural Steroid Injections?

Are you tired of back pain treatments that don’t make a difference? Surgery isn’t your only option. Learn how epidural steroid injections can help and find out if it’s time to consider this minimally invasive treatment here.
Oct 24th, 2022

Is One of These Conditions the Cause of Your Chronic Pain?

Injury and surgery are two common causes of chronic pain. But if you’re suffering with chronic pain and it wasn’t caused by either one, finding answers isn’t always easy — and one of these other chronic pain conditions could be behind your symptoms.
Aug 1st, 2022

Can Degenerative Disc Disease Be Reversed?

Degenerative disc disease is a leading cause of chronic back pain. While the damage to your spinal discs can’t be reversed, you do have treatment options to relieve your pain. Learn why degeneration happens and an innovative treatment that can help.
Jun 1st, 2022

Treating Your Spinal Arthritis With Epidurals

Is spinal arthritis limiting your activity level and lowering your quality of life? It’s a common cause of chronic back and neck pain — but treatment can help. Epidural injections for spinal arthritis could be the solution you’ve been seeking.
Apr 1st, 2022

How Radiofrequency Ablation Can Tackle Your Back Pain

Have you tried medication, physical therapy, or other conservative options for back pain, only to find that the pain keeps coming back? Chronic pain is difficult to treat, but minimally invasive radiofrequency ablation offers lasting relief.
Mar 1st, 2022

Understanding the Different Treatments for Your Herniated Disc

Do you have a herniated disc? Don’t let the pain keep you from living your life. Take the time to learn about the top treatments for herniated discs — from ice and heat therapy to the minimally invasive Intracept® Procedure and everything in between.
Feb 1st, 2022

5 Risk Factors That Can Lead to a Herniated Disc

Herniated discs are common. This painful injury can happen to anyone — but certain factors can put you at increased risk. Learn about the common causes of herniated discs here as well as how to recognize when it’s time to seek treatment.
Jan 1st, 2022

How Epidural Steroid Injections Alleviate Back and Neck Pain

Spine pain is common — particularly in your lower back and neck — and it can have a serious impact on your life. When conservative care doesn’t help, epidural steroid injections could offer long-lasting relief. Learn about these injections here.
Oct 27th, 2021

What to Expect During Radiofrequency Ablation

When chronic musculoskeletal pain limits your life, radiofrequency ablation could offer relief. This minimally invasive, nonsurgical treatment quiets pain at the source for pain management that lasts for months. Learn what to expect here.
Sep 1st, 2021

5 Key Benefits of Treating Chronic Back Pain With Intracept®

The Intracept® Procedure is a unique, minimally invasive treatment designed to relieve chronic low back pain. If you’ve had pain for more than six months, it’s time to learn more about the key benefits of this revolutionary technique.
Jul 7th, 2021

When to See a Doctor About Back Pain

Back pain is common. But when does pain indicate that it’s time to see the doctor? Whether you suffered an acute injury or you’re living with chronic pain, seeing a pain specialist could help you achieve lasting relief and enhanced quality of life.
Mar 15th, 2021

It's Never Too Late to Improve Your Posture

With the increase in screen time and remote work, it’s no surprise that back pain associated with poor posture is becoming more common. Luckily, it’s never too late to improve your posture.
Feb 8th, 2021

Minimally Invasive Treatments for Chronic Pain

If you’re suffering from chronic pain that doesn’t respond to traditional treatments, you might feel like nothing can help. Luckily, there are more advanced, minimally invasive treatments that can ease your pain.
Jan 13th, 2021

Do I Need an Injection: Deciding When to Intervene

Most people suffer from neck or low back pain at some point in their adult lives. If your pain doesn’t disappear with traditional medical care, an epidural steroid injection can offer you prompt relief.
Sep 14th, 2020

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.
Dec 23rd, 2020