November 2015

Platelet Rich Plasma Injection for Muscle Injuries and Pain

By | November 3rd, 2015|Chronic Pain Care, Pain Medicine Alternatives, Stem Cell Therapy for Pain|

Pain from an injury to muscle can be treated with PRP. Skeletal muscle tissue is amazing and among the most abundant tissue in the body. Skeletal muscle is [...]

Stress Management Can Help with Chronic Pain – Columbia Pain Management

By | November 1st, 2015|Chronic Pain Care, Pain Medicine Alternatives|

Dr Michelle Smith explains why patients need to take a more active roll in their chronic pain care management. Reducing stress and finding ways to release stress can lower you [...]

October 2015

Should I Get a Steroid or PRP Injection for my Tendon Pain?

By | October 29th, 2015|Chronic Pain Care, Stem Cell Therapy for Pain|

Tendon Pain or Tendinitis can be treated with PRP The term “tendinitis” persists in the medical literature and language though the description is not technically correct. “-Itis” denotes [...]

Platelet-Rich Plasma Explained By The Regenerative Medicine Expert At Columbia Pain Management

By | October 26th, 2015|Chronic Pain Care, Pain Medicine Alternatives, Stem Cell Therapy for Pain|

Dr. Russo explains treatments for chronic pain using Platelet-Rich Plasma.

Thinking about Plantar Fascia Surgery for Heel Pain? Think Again!

By | October 25th, 2015|Chronic Pain Care, Stem Cell Therapy for Pain|

Thinking about Plantar Fascia Surgery for Heel Pain Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of heel pain. It involves pain and inflammation of a thick [...]

Regenexx Hip Stem Cell Patient Returns to Active Lifestyle

By | October 22nd, 2015|Chronic Pain Care, Stem Cell Therapy for Pain|

A Regenexx Stem Cell Therapy Patient has his damaged hips successfully treated and returns to the activity he loves. Columbia Pain Management can perform this same proceedure right here in [...]

The Acute Care/Chronic Care Difference; Why It Matters With Chronic Pain

By | October 20th, 2015|Chronic Pain Care|

The Acute Care/Chronic Care Difference; Why It Matters With Chronic Pain by Shelley R. Smith, M.D. The Acute Care/Chronic Care Difference It has been estimated that between 95 [...]

Suffer with Persistent Pain? Movement is Medicine, Motion is Lotion

By | October 17th, 2015|Pain Medicine Alternatives|

Motion is Lotion  by Shelley R. Smith, M.D. For patients with Persistent Pain though, movement is not only a good idea, it is a treatment in and of itself. [...]

Stem Cell Therapy for Chronic Pain: Is it Safe?

By | October 15th, 2015|Chronic Pain Care, Stem Cell Therapy for Pain|

Dr Russo from Columbia Pain Management answers the question: Is Stem cell therapy safe for the treatment of chronic pain?

Does spine surgery help long-term?

By | October 12th, 2015|Chronic Pain Care|

What are the long-term outcomes from spine surgery? Recently, researchers have followed up patients from a pivotal study done eight years ago called the The Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial [...]