Our blog is designed to help our patients live a happier and healthier life.

The FDA has just added Painful Diabetic Neuropathy to the list of conditions that Spinal Cord Stimulation can treat. Spinal Cord Stimulation devices help patients who suffer from chronic pain caused by a variety of conditions by sending mild electrical signals through the spine. This treatment can offer amazing pain relief for those who suffer from Painful Diabetic Neuropathy.
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Do you suffer from diabetic neuropathy? If so, you're not alone as this painful condition impacts 5.8 to 7.6 million Americans. This type of chronic pain can significantly compromise your quality of life, affecting both your health as well as your mental wellbeing.
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Diabetic neuropathy is listed as one of the most common complications associated with diabetes. Pain is a common indication of diabetic neuropathy. Health practitioners have suggested spinal cord stimulation as the treatment option for patients suffering from painful neurotic neuropathy.
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Learn the differences between acute and chronic pain, their causes, and treatment options. Improve your pain management knowledge. Click to read more.
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Osteoarthritis affects millions of individuals all over the world. It's the most common type of arthritis and often suspected in hip conditions. According to the CDC, osteoarthritis affects more than 32.5 million people in the United States alone.
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Dealing with pain can be frustrating and exhausting, and seeking treatment can just add to the burden. This article covers why you might consider Cervical Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation, what the treatment consists of, the process of recovery, and how The Pain Center San Diego can help you in your journey to a pain-free life.
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Are you at your wit's end after trying just about everything to treat your chronic neck pain? You may be wondering how long the effects of cervical facet radiofrequency neurotomy last and if it is right for you. We will help clarify everything you need to know about this procedure, including what it treats, how long the results last, and where you can get it.
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Neck pain can be debilitating and persistent. One study shows that almost 70 percent of people will experience it at some stage in life. For many, symptoms advance to chronic pain that can seem untreatable. You may be an ideal candidate for a cervical facet radiofrequency neurotomy.
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When you have to battle back pain, day after day, it can be extremely difficult to carry out even the simplest everyday tasks. What is more, it is easy to become discouraged, when nothing you have done to find relief seems to work. Do you suffer from chronic lower back pain and have failed to find results from treatments? Here is what you need to know about lumbar facet radiofrequency neurotomy, along with some considerations and warnings.
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Sixty-five million Americans report recently experiencing back pain. If you're among them, you're well aware of the debilitating effects this chronic issue can have on your ability to work, sleep, or enjoy day-to-day life. Linked to causing "psychological distress," it's no wonder that millions turn to their doctors, all searching for the same thing: relief.
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