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11 09, 2015

Spinal Cord Stimulation for Painful Diabetic Polyneuropathy

By | September 11th, 2015|Chronic Pain Care, Pain Medicine Alternatives|

Spinal Cord Stimulation and Pain Relief in Painful Diabetic Peripheral Spinal cord stimulation (also known as neuromodulation) is a FDA-approved treatment for intractable neuropathic pain of the trunk [...]

10 09, 2015

Oregon's Leading Stem Cell Therapy for Chronic Pain Using Regenexx Advanced Stem Cell Procedures

By | September 10th, 2015|Chronic Pain Care, Pain Medicine Alternatives, Stem Cell Therapy for Pain|

A head-to-head comparison of Regenexx, the world's most advanced stem cell procedures, versus other stem cell treatments. With stem cell clinics popping up everywhere and orthopedists jumping on the stem [...]

27 08, 2015

Stem Cell Therapy for ACL Knee Injuries

By | August 27th, 2015|Pain Medicine Alternatives, Stem Cell Therapy for Pain|

This small  case series tracking outcomes from patients who underwent the Regenexx stem cell procedure for anterior cruciate ligament injuries looks positive. The study measured before and after images using [...]

18 08, 2015

Neuroplasticity — The Self-Rewiring Brain

By | August 18th, 2015|Chronic Pain Care, Pain Medicine Alternatives|

Brain Change - How It Works / Why It Matters  by Shelley R. Smith, M. D.  Since the brain and nervous system are the what process and create pain, it [...]

2 08, 2015

Are strong multifidi the secret to overcoming back pain?

By | August 2nd, 2015|Chronic Pain Care, Pain Medicine Alternatives|

Multifi-what? Most people have no idea that their spine is controlled by a very sophisticated network of muscles. These muscles range in size from tiny to among the largest the [...]

28 07, 2015

The real reason why being overweight is bad for your knees

By | July 28th, 2015|Chronic Pain Care, Pain Medicine Alternatives|

We all know that being overweight is bad for your joints. Obesity is linked to knee arthritis in obvious and not so obvious ways. First, it’s obvious that someone who [...]

26 07, 2015

Regenerative Medicine: Can Stem Cells Stop Neuropathic Pain?

By | July 26th, 2015|Pain Medicine Alternatives, Stem Cell Therapy for Pain|

Chronic neuropathic pain caused by the nerve damage of type 2 diabetes, injury, chemotherapy and other conditions is especially intractable because it resists painkilling medications. But in a study on [...]

23 07, 2015

Pain Medicine Alternatives: 1 in 4 Patients Prescribed Opioids Become Long-term Users

By | July 23rd, 2015|Pain Medicine Alternatives|

More people than ever are prescribed opioid analgesics for pain. For most, a prescription of a pain killer is a short-term matter--a tool used to ease pain and promote rehabilitation. [...]

14 07, 2015

Regenerative Medicine: FAQ's about Stem Cells and Platelet-Rich Plasma

By | July 14th, 2015|Chronic Pain Care, Pain Medicine Alternatives, Stem Cell Therapy for Pain|

Platelet-Rich Plasma and BMCC (Bone Marrow Cell Concentrate) Explained:   What is Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP)? Platelet-rich plasma or PRP is an "autologous blood therapy" that uses a patient's own blood [...]

13 07, 2015

FDA Releases Updated NSAID Warnings: Long-term Use For Chronic Pain Has Risks

By | July 13th, 2015|Pain Medicine Alternatives|

Doctors and other health care providers have been concerned with the risks of NSAID use for years. These medications can very useful in alleviating acute pain from musculoskeletal injuries, but [...]