Chronic Refractory Cardiac Pain Syndrome

Chest pain is usually a concerning event warranting immediate attention. This is because it can be the key symptom of a serious cardiopulmonary event. Even when the source of pain is cardiac, not all patients are suitable for coronary revascularization (coronary artery bypass grafting or percutaneous coronary intervention). Angina pain is defined as chronic refractoryRead More

Common Sports Injuries & Treatments: Football

American football has come under scrutiny in recent years due to the potentially debilitating injuries that are sustained while playing the game. Technological advances in helmet design and pad construction can only do so much to combat the crushing tackles, diving catches and agile footwork that make football the exciting game that it is. Unfortunately,Read More

Cauda Equina Syndrome

Cauda Equina is the anatomic term for the collection of nerves at the end of the spinal cord, which ends at the upper portion of the lumbar spine. These nerve roots innervate the legs and the bladder, and cauda equina is the continuation of these nerve roots in the lumbar region. Cauda Equina Syndrome (CES)Read More

Benefits of Joint Injections

Inflammation is one of your body’s first reactions to injury. When trauma occurs, blood flow to the area increases to help your immune system reach and repair the injured tissue. This induces inflammation and its associated symptoms, including pain, swelling, redness, and heat. In most cases, this is a good thing – the inflammation helpsRead More

What’s the Difference Between COX-2 Inhibitors and NSAIDs?

For millions of Americans, pain is an everyday occurrence. In fact, it’s estimated that almost one-third of the American population (over 100 million people) suffer from chronic pain. Whether its the sting chronic lower back pain, or the unrelenting pain or osteoarthritis (wear and tear arthritis) millions of Americans are looking for simple solutions toRead More