Identifying Fibromyalgia Symptoms and Treatment

Fibromyalgia is a nerve condition that causes widespread pain throughout the body. It is not diagnosed through diagnostic testing. The identification is made by located tender points at various locations of the body and testing to rule out other illnesses. There are 3 million cases diagnosed annually in the US. There is no cure. TheRead More

Going Through Myofascial Pain Syndrome

Myofascial Pain Syndrome (MPS) is chronic soft tissue or muscle pain. It is felt deep within the muscle fibers and fascia and has trigger points in the muscles that are very painful when touched. Often pain can be felt at another location apart from the original site. This is called referred pain.   There areRead More

Fight Pain with Radiofrequency Ablation

Radiofrequency ablation RFA)  is a minimally invasive procedure used to destroy abnormal or damaged tissue. The abnormal tissue is destroyed using heat (radiofrequency), extreme cold (cryoablation), chemical or laser. Radiofrequency-ablation uses heat to damage the nerves that send pain signals to the brain. This results in 6 – 12 months of pain relief. In someRead More

The Importance of Stem Cell Therapy Today

Stem Cell Therapy had become a mode of treatment for athletic injuries and is also used as a means to enhance beauty. The therapy involves collecting blood and processing it in a centrifuge. The plasma concentrate of growth factors and healing agents that separates from other blood components is then collected and injected into theRead More

Lumbar Provocative Discography

Lumbar provocative discography is an invasive diagnostic procedure for evaluation of diseases involving the intervertebral disc. It is performed in patients with persistent, severe low back pain. These patients have been found to have abnormal intervertebral spaces between vertebrae on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).   It is currently used to determine whether the intervertebral discRead More