What Are the Benefits of Movement Therapy?

What Are the Benefits of Movement Therapy?

Are you tired of hurting every time you get out of bed? Are you tired of not being able to do daily activities because of pain? If this sounds like you, ask your provider about our program at your first appointment. These classes will be focused on corrective movements to reduce pain, improve your daily function, and increase activity levels throughout your day. Please call us at 844-939-PAIN (7246) for more information. 

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What is a Sympathetic Ganglion Block?

What is a Sympathetic Ganglion Block?

A Sympathetic Ganglion Block is a type of nerve block used to treat severe or chronic pain. A ganglion, the affected bundle of nerves, is injected with anesthetic to halt pain. These nerves help the body react to stress and are responsible for the fight-or-flight response.

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What Is Occipital Nerve Stimulation?

What Is Occipital Nerve Stimulation?

If you have had constant headaches throughout your life, you know that most treatments offer little to no help.  Occipital Nerve Stimulation is a surgical procedure that targets one or more of the occipital nerves (greater, lesser, and third occipital nerves) which transmit most of the pain. In certain headache syndromes, other nerves may be targeted (for example the supraorbital and supratrochlear nerves). During the procedure, a small amount of electrical current is used to suppress these nerves, which helps to mask the pain that you are feeling. This procedure is ordinarily non-destructive and reversible.

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What is Disc Biacuplasty?

What is Disc Biacuplasty?

Sometimes, pain from a damaged or displaced disk can be completely debilitating. For many sufferers, the standard treatments such as physical therapy, chiropractic care, medication, injections, or rest can only provide limited relief. For long term relief, patients are often recommended highly invasive surgeries that have complicated risks and may not be entirely effective.

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Do I need Neurostimulation?

Do I need Neurostimulation?

Neurostimulation Therapy, or better known as spinal cord stimulation, is a process in which a small electric stimulator, similar to a pacemaker, is implanted along the spinal cord under the skin. This stimulator then sends out electric pulses which can alleviate the area of chronic back pain by making you feel a numb or tingling sensation. 

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What is Movement Therapy and How Can it Help Me?

What is Movement Therapy and How Can it Help Me?

Ever heard of movement therapy? We won’t be surprised if you haven’t because for some reason it’s not quite as high-profile as some other forms of therapy. We think the reason for this is related to the wide variety of people it can benefit, making it difficult to categorize. It can positively affect cognitive, social, emotional, and psychological aspects of the body. 

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Trigger Point Injections

Trigger Point Injections

Myofascial Pain Syndrome is a disorder of the muscles that is both more common than you may think as well as more painful than you may think. It is distinguished by what are called myofascial trigger points. By the way, myofascial is a medical term denoting an area of muscle tissue and it’s surrounding connective tissue. Sometimes myofascial pain syndrome is confused with a similar condition called fibromyalgia syndrome, but they are two different things.

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Facial and Cranial Nerves: An Explanation of Supraorbital and Occipital Stimulation

Facial and Cranial Nerves: An Explanation of Supraorbital and Occipital Stimulation

One of the most common and crucial health issues facing Americans today is migraines. Studies show that virtually 1 in 4 households in America have someone with a migraine living there. That means 12% of the U.S. population. As you likely already know, there are a myriad ways to treat migraines and in all likelihood you’ve tried a lot of them yourself. The number of different medications on the market designed to alleviate migraine discomfort is enormous, and all of them have varying degrees of success usually ranging from doesn’t-work-at-all to works-fairly-well, but chances are you’ve never encountered something that really worked and gave you long-lasting results.

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Sympathetic Ganglion Blocks

Sympathetic Ganglion Blocks

Pain can be caused by several different possibilities.  One common pain condition that occurs after an accident is called Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome(CRPS). This is just an example of one chronic pain condition. If you have had an accident, or are experiencing chronic pain, you may be a great candidate for IPS procedures.

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Procedure Spotlight: Epidural Steroid Injections

Procedure Spotlight:  Epidural Steroid Injections

One of the many helpful procedures that we will explore in this article is called Epidural Steroid Injection. An Epidural Steroid Injection is a procedure where a corticosteroid and a numbing agent are injected into the epidural space of the spine. This procedure is used to help reduce pain in the neck, back, legs, and arms caused by inflamed nerves in the spine. It is always better for the epidural to be injected into the area that is causing you the most pain and our providers are focused on this. 

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Suffering from depression, PTSD, or chronic pain?

Suffering from depression, PTSD, or chronic pain?

There is evidence that ketamine can aid in the treatment of several disorders. At Integrated Pain Solutions, we use ketamine to aid in the treatment of depression, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and chronic pain.

Ketamine helps treat the following symptoms: inability to feel pleasure, anxiety, insomnia or excessive sleep, irritability, difficulty concentrating and making decisions, feelings of guilt or worthlessness, thoughts of suicide, social avoidance, feelings of sadness or emptiness, and fatigue.

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