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Am I a Candidate for a Spinal Cord Stimulator? Jan 20th, 2021

Spinal cord stimulation (SCS) relieves chronic pain by targeting nerves in your spinal cord. More specifically, SCS blocks the nerves that send pain signals to your brain. If your brain doesn’t get the message, you don’t feel the full extent of your pain. As pain management specialists, we at Headache...

3 Benefits of an Open vs. a Traditional MRI Dec 15th, 2020

Have you heard stories about people who couldn’t get an MRI because the narrow, confined space inside the MRI machine gave them anxiety or triggered an attack of claustrophobia? Unfortunately, those stories are all too common, but we at the Headache & Pain Center have a solution. We use an...

Common Myths and Facts About Epidural Steroid Injection for Chronic Back Pain Nov 30th, 2020

Statistics tell us that chronic back pain is a common problem that affects at least 8% of adults. But numbers can’t begin to tell the impact of chronic back pain on your life. Back pain often forces patients to take time off from work and stops them from enjoying their...

What is Radiofrequency Ablation and How Effective is it in Relieving Headache Pain? Oct 16th, 2020

Headaches are common and affect almost everyone at some point in time. Though headaches vary in type, severity, and frequency, up to 4% of the world’s population suffer from chronic headaches, according to the World Health Organization.  Like those who have other chronic pain conditions, people who suffer from chronic...