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Can you feel the rain coming in your joints? If you have noticed that your joints ache and arthritis flares when the weather changes, especially during winter when temperatures fall, you're not alone. Many physicians have observed that more people, especially those suffering from chronic pain conditions, feel joint pain, stiffness, and aches on rainy or cold days.
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Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is a minimally invasive method used by pain specialists to stop or reduce pain signals from the body. For the process, a pain specialist relies on x-ray guidance to place a needle in the appropriate area of nerves and then inserts an electrode through the needle. The following pain conditions can be treated with radiofrequency ablation...
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Ankylosing Spondylitis, or AS, is a chronically painful and debilitating autoimmune disorder that begins at the base of the spine before spreading further throughout the body as we age or progress through the disease. The Pain Center wants to help you get back to the joy of living an active life with your friends and family.
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Low back pain is widespread and can lead to long-term disability among many people. When you have pain from sacroiliac joint dysfunction, it can be hard to move around or get comfortable. Ice and heat are also not enough to help when resting. Having the right treatment will get your joint in motion.
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Dealing with chronic pain is an exhausting and frustrating process. From dealing with people who suggest the pain is not real to discovering the exact area your pain is coming from, every step requires research, questions, and appointments.
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Back pain is a common condition that many people experience. In fact, over 80% of the world's population will have lower back pain at some point in their life. Lower back pain can come from problems in the lumbar facet joints, the sacroiliac joint, and the intervertebral discs.
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The process of implanting a Spinal Cord Stimulator is virtually the same whether it is for a Conventional Implantable Pulse Generator, Rechargeable Implant Pulse Generator, or Radiofrequency Stimulator
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These FDA-approved surgically implanted electrotherapy devices as treatments to provide pain management through a mild electrical device that sends electrical pulses to mask pain felt by receptors in the brain. They offer the benefit of requiring no opioids or other drugs and involve only minimally invasive surgical procedures.
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A combination of an Intellis™ screening and spinal cord stimulator trial can enable you to gain more control over treatments and gauge the overall effectiveness of the neurostimulator in relieving pain in your daily life.
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Living with chronic back pain can take a real toll on a person, from both a mental and a physical standpoint. Chronic pain can restrict a person's capability to engage in their everyday activities, and it can also interfere with their ability to maintain healthy relationships with family and friends.
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