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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