Our blog is designed to help our patients live a happier and healthier life.

Phantom limb pain (PLP) is a perception of pain originating from a body part that is no longer there. This pain starts after the amputation of some part of the body. Usually, phantom pain is experienced after the amputation of arms or legs, but sometimes it may occur after the removal of the breast.
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Are you suffering from back pain? Back pain is one of the most common reasons for people to miss work or see a doctor. Back pain is a major cause of disability worldwide & most people experience back pain at least once in their life. If you are experiencing back pain, contact The Pain Center.
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Blood is made up of 90% water, & the water content of bone is 25%. Our bodies need enough water to function & without sufficient water, our bodies struggle to perform necessary tasks, like flushing out toxins & lubricating each cell. There is evidence that supports water can decrease pain symptoms.
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Neck pain is a very common complaint among adults as well as kids. Research says in 1 year, around 15% of adults in the US experience neck pain that lasts for at least one day. Many causative factors can lead to neck pain. It can develop suddenly due to an injury or it may develop slowly due to years of wear and tear or poor posture.
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News of cancer is devastating enough to cause a lot of mental stress and emotional trauma. Physical pain only adds to the agony. Most of the cancers cause pain, which can affect everything from sleep, appetite to your daily routine.There are many different types of pain depending on the cancer.
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Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis which affects older adults. It is one of the leading causes of physical disability among adults. According to WHO, around 10% to 15% of all adults aged over 60 suffer from some degree of OA with higher prevalence among women.
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Failed back surgery syndrome is a condition where patients have continued back pain after a spinal surgery.
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A spinal cord stimulator is a device that delivers mild electrical currents to nerves along the spinal cord. These currents interfere with pain messages that nerves send to the brain and is implanted near the spine.
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The pain is often intense, and medical intervention is sometimes the only way to find relief. A steroid injection is one such option that can possibly relieve neck pain.
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Addiction is a very real possibility when using pain medication. However, with a well thought strategy and management from a pain specialist, chances of addiction are greatly decreased while maintaining efficiency.
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Our entire practice revolves around helping patients feel better. Pain is a fact of life, until it interferes with the joys of living. Sandra Thompson, MD and The Pain Center have innovative and comprehensive solutions to all forms of discomfort.

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Boise Fax: (208) 342-4223
Caldwell Fax: Fax: (208) 455-5190

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Boise: 633 N. 4th St. Boise, ID 83702
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Boise Phone: (208) 342-9800

Boise Fax: (208) 342-4223

Caldwell Phone: (208) 455-3535

Caldwell Fax: (208) 455-5190

Our Locations:

  • Boise: 633 N. 4th St. Boise, ID 83702
  • Caldwell: 1825 S Kimball Ave, Caldwell, ID 83605