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

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

Revolutionary Pain Treatment: Radiofrequency Ablation

Treating and relieving pain is complicated. Treatment results vary from person to person. One revolutionary addition to pain treatment provided at All Star Pain Management is radiofrequency ablation (RFA). Radiofrequency is another name for radio waves, which are electromagnetic waves. The procedure, also known as radiofrequency lesioning, uses radio waves to create heat and directRead More

Non-Surgical Therapies for Lower Back Pain

In order to determine the correct therapeutic interventions needed for the management of individuals with lower back pain, it is advisable to consult with an appropriately trained back specialist to incorporate the specific needs of the patients and to take into account their condition and medical history.   The main objectives for managing lower backRead More