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Ketamine Therapy: An Alternative Approach to Block and Reverse Chronic Pain Mar 5th, 2020

Ketamine Therapy: An Alternative Approach to Block and Reverse Chronic Pain   Intravenous or IV ketamine therapy is an exciting non-opioid medical approach that can be administered by a trained physician in a pain clinic, and some pain doctors administer ketamine as it has shown usefulness in their practices for...

The Hidden Pain Syndromes: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome / Reflex Sympathic Dystrophy Feb 6th, 2020

In this blog post, I'd like to address an uncommon, but not rare condition, which is probably under-diagnosed due to the difficulty of diagnosis and treatment. I've had much experiencing identifying patients with this condition and have great success in treatments, in both my Interventional Pain Management Fellowship and while...

Sciatica: Getting To the Root of Pinched Nerve Pain Jan 18th, 2020

Sciatica or pinched nerve pain is one of the more frustrating pains with which I've helped patients.    This type of pain can cause an electric-like sensation, sometimes a tingling, aching or burning down the hips or the buttock, possibly shooting down the legs past the knee. Sometimes, there is...

Causes of Low Back Pain Jan 1st, 2020

We've all experienced some type of pain in our body. Headache, migraine, neck pain, knee pain, hip pain and low back pain are all very common types of pain. If we're lucky, it tends to go away within a few days. However some of us are not as lucky as...

A New Year's Resolution to Take Care of You Dec 25th, 2019

Holidays seasons are amazing and memorable time periods in all of our lives. Family gatherings, work parties, good food and companionship. But cold weather, over-eating, and sedentary lifestyle can make us worse off than before. Occasionally, we might even do something physical we wouldn't normally do, like carry something heavy...