What Is Stem Cell Therapy?

What Is Stem Cell Therapy

Stem cell therapy is one of many options that may help to eliminate your chronic pain. It’s a unique therapy, as stem cells activate your body’s natural ability to repair and regenerate. This surgery alternative is somewhat new in the United States and is showing promising results for many conditions. Here’s a closer look at…

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When Should You See A Pain Specialist For Chronic Pain?

When Should You See A Pain Specialist For Chronic Pain

Atlas Pain Specialists is committed to helping alleviate the suffering caused by long-term pain. One of the most common things we hear from our patients is that they wished they’d come to or been referred to us sooner. Here’s how to determine that it’s time to see a pain specialist for your chronic pain. What…

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Is Dorsal Root Ganglion Right For Me?

Is Dorsal Root Ganglion Right For Me?

If you have chronic pain that has lasted for more than 6 months or are experiencing severe pain from an accident or injury—working with a pain management specialist may help. Your general care physician may prescribe medications, physical therapy, and other general pain management treatments. If these options fail, a pain management specialist can provide…

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How Does Radio Frequency Ablation Alleviate Back And Neck Pain?

How Does Radio Frequency Ablation Alleviate Back And Neck Pain?

Radio frequency ablation (RFA) is a minimally invasive, non-surgical procedure that can be used to treat chronic back and neck pain. It is also increasingly popular for chronic knee pain. Here are answers to some of our most common questions regarding RFA. What Is Radio Frequency Ablation? Also referred to as radio frequency neurotomy, this…

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Can Vertiflex Alleviate My Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Pain?

Can Vertiflex Alleviate My Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Pain?

Lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) is extremely painful. There are a variety of treatment options to choose from with the newest being the Vertiflex Superion® implant. First, you must explore your non-surgical treatment options. What Is Lumbar Spinal Stenosis? As we age, the joints in our spine begin to break down. This degeneration can lead to…

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What Are The Best Treatments For Vertebral Compression Fractures?

What Are The Best Treatments For Vertebral Compression Fractures?

Vertebral compression fractures (VCFs) are caused by weak or brittle bones. Women over the age of 45 years old are at a higher risk for compression fractures, especially those who are diagnosed with severe osteoporosis. There are a variety of treatment options, which will vary depending on your medical history and lifestyle. What Is A…

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Best Treatments For Effective Low Back Pain Relief

Low Back Pain Relief

It is estimated that 80% of people will experience back pain at some point in their lives. This includes all age groups, including children, adults, and seniors. Much of this pain will be felt in the lower lumbar region. Pain should not be a way of life and it’s not something you should go alone.…

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What is Spinal Cord Stimulation and How Can It Relieve Pain?

Spinal Cord Stimulation | Woman hunched over in pain

Spinal cord stimulation is one of the best options that may help you relieve your chronic back, leg, or arm pain. A variety of advised treatments and therapies should be explored first. If other treatments do not deliver sufficient pain relief a stimulator may be an option. What Is Spinal Cord Stimulation? A spinal cord…

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Should You Consider Injections for Pain Relief?

Whether short-term from accident or injury or chronic from a variety of causes, pain can negatively impact the quality of your life. It can consume your energy, leaving you feeling constantly drained, and keeping you from the physical and social activities that you enjoy most. Not to mention, living with debilitating daily pain. So, you…

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Is Your Lifestyle Causing Chronic Pain?

Is Your Lifestyle Causing Chronic Pain?

A short-term cause of pain is often easy to identify. You slept wrong, sprained an ankle, or have minor back strain after picking up one of the kids without properly bending your knees. In most cases, this type of acute pain will resolve itself over the next few days or weeks. While chronic pain can…

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