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June 25, 2015
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Spinal Cord Stimulation Candidates

A spinal cord stimulator is not right for everybody. However, people who struggle with severe, chronic pain and have not experienced relief through medication and exercise […]
May 14, 2015
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Lumbar Radiofrequency Neurotomy

May 4, 2015

How Kyphoplasty Is Used to Treat Fractures from Osteoporosis

Kyphoplasty is used to treat spinal compression fractures that typically occur in patients with osteoporosis. It can help stabilize the vertebrae and may reduce pain. Dr. […]
April 24, 2015

Discussing Degenerative Disc Disease

Degenerative disc disease is a condition in which one or more vertebral discs become weakened. Vertebral discs normally support and act as a cushion between the […]
April 10, 2015

Epidural Steroid Injections

Epidural steroid injections are used to address any conditions that cause the spinal passage to narrow, such as disc herniation, bone spurs, thickening of the ligaments […]
March 27, 2015

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) for Chronic Back Pain

View this informative patient education animation about platelet rich plasma for chronic back pain, and download an information sheet detailing the procedure and its benefits: Click […]
March 20, 2015

What to Expect When Being Treated with Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)

Treatment with platelet rich plasma (PRP) doesn’t require a hospital stay, as the procedure is done in the office. Blood collected from the patient is separated […]
February 23, 2015

Vertebroplasty

This minimally-invasive treatment is used to repair spine fractures caused by osteoporosis or cancer. It stabilizes the spine, providing rapid back pain relief and helping prevent […]
February 1, 2015

Cervical Radiculopathy

Cervical Radiculopathy is a condition resulting from damage or irritation to the nerves located in or near the cervical spine. It may present with symptoms such […]
January 10, 2015

What is Sciatica?

Sciatica is a blanketed term for pain that is felt in the lower back spreading down into the thigh and even along the leg. It can […]
November 5, 2014

PRP Injection Treatment for Hip Arthritis

The PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) injection treatment is a non-surgical procedure that relieves the pain of hip arthritis with an injection of the patient’s own blood platelets. The concentrated […]
October 10, 2014

Preferred Pain Management & Spine Care, PA, Recognizes Our Physician Assistants During National PA Week

The physician assistant (PA) profession is growing faster than ever at a time when Americans need quality medical providers in every community. Preferred Pain Management & […]
September 14, 2014

Spinal Stenosis: An Overview of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Spinal stenosis is a narrowing of (or an intrusion into) the spinal column impinging on the spinal cord and nerves. The condition most commonly affects the […]
August 9, 2014

Electromyography (EMG)

This outpatient, diagnostic test is used to evaluate the health of muscles and the nerves (motor neurons) that control the muscles. Electromyography is a valuable diagnostic […]
August 5, 2014

Fibromyalgia: Treatment

Fibromyalgia, a chronic condition that can be difficult to diagnose, results in pain throughout the body and a feeling of exhaustion that can last for months […]
July 11, 2014

Fibromyalgia: Symptoms

Fibromyalgia may result in a range of symptoms, but typically pain is felt when slight pressure is applied to the muscles and joints. Tender areas often […]