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19 Nov
Golfing and back pain. If you are an avid golfer you know the importance of having a healthy back on the golf course. But did you know that strength and flexibility can help you add distance to your golf game and help you prevent pain and injury? It's true. Advanced Pain Management's team of physicians has some recommendations to help…
19 Nov
Oftentimes a patient’s most complicated challenge is pinpointing the source of what is causing them pain. Pain specialists are trained to recognize conditions and recommend new treatments, procedures and pain management techniques. Relief can come in the form of not only medications, but also a few simple habits that can be incorporated into our daily routine to help alleviate both…
19 Nov
You may have read the recent article in the New York Times discussing new research indicating that the use of yoga and stretching were equally effective in easing chronic back pain. The study demonstrated that regular use of both yoga and stretching exercises helped participants ease chronic back pain, and it also helped improve function. Back pain affects 80% of…
18 Nov
High heels and their effect on women’s feet, legs and toes are often highly debated when it comes to the topic of women’s fashion. If you are a woman, it is likely you have found yourself in a situation where a brand new pair of killer heels left a bigger mark than just a great fashion statement. The perfect complement…
18 Nov
Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) has always been a difficult condition to treat. CRPS, previously called reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD), which typically causes aching or burning sensations in the arms or legs and can manifest after an injury or surgery, doesn’t always respond to the treatment methods that work for other conditions. Even individuals with an implantable spinal cord stimulator…
18 Nov
Autumn offers an opportunity for fun outdoors activities, like apple picking in the fresh, crisp air. But before you head out to your local orchard, there are few things you should consider. The pain team at Advanced Pain Management has five tips for you before you grab your pail and hit the outdoors. Pack light. To make the most of…
18 Nov
As you lift and carry heavy objects, proper lifting technique is important not only to protect the items you are carrying, but also to protect your back, knees and spinal muscles. Advanced Pain Management's Jeremy Scarlett, MD, has some advice for you before you do any heavy lifting. Think Before You MoveBefore you lift a heavy object, decide where are…
18 Nov
Back pain, neck pain and muscles strains don't have to slow you down in the garden this year. The pain experts at Advanced Pain Management have eight helpful tips you should try as you get out the shovels and soil this season. You'd be surprised to see some of the simple things you can do at home to help prevent…

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