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

A pain center is a healthcare facility that specializes in the diagnosis & management of chronic pain. A pain center works with patients to reduce or eliminate chronic pain to improve their quality of life. A pain center may also teach the patient skills to manage chronic pain on their own.
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More than 100 million US adults suffer from chronic pain. Chronic pain doesn’t go away easily, & it can make your life miserable. It can keep you awake at night, make you miss work, make you irritable, & keep you away from leisure activities. If you want to learn more about chronic pain, read more.
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When pain becomes chronic or stubborn, we usually give up on treatment & start to adjust to it. However, living with pain is not easy. It can affect your physical, emotional & psychological health. It can cause depression, anxiety, insomnia, & stress. If you have back pain contact The Pain Center.
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We all suffer pains & aches from time to time. However, the pain becomes a “real pain” when it does not go away easily with rest or tablets. This kind of pain is called chronic or long-standing pain. It can be a symptom related to arthritis, migraine, cancer, herniated disc, nerve compression, etc.
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If you are suffering from stiffness, swelling, or pain in your hands, which is interfering with your daily tasks, a simple & non-invasive way of improving the flexibility, range of motion, strengthening the muscles, & relieving arthritis pain is by doing hand exercises. Read more about hand pain.
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A herniated disc is a condition that can occur at any level in the spine, but mostly it occurs in the lower back. It is also called protruding, slipped, bulging or ruptured disc. A herniated disc happens when a part of the disc nucleus pushes out of the annulus and presses on the spinal nerves.
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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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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.

All insurances accepted.

Phone Number:

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

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


Monday: 8am - 5pm
Tuesday: 8am - 5pm
Wednesday: 8am - 5pm
Thursday: 8am - 5pm
Friday: Closed

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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