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Category: Pain Management

What is an Interventional Pain Management Doctor?

What is an Interventional Pain Management Doctor? Interventional pain management doctor

The growing problem of chronic pain impacts a significant portion of the American population. According to the CDC, 11% to 40% of Americans experience chronic pain annually. This is where the work of an interventional pain management physician comes into play: this is a type of doctor that specializes in pain management using minimally invasive […]

What are 3 Things About Pain Management in Orlando You Need to Know?

What are 3 Things About Pain Management in Orlando You Need to Know?

Chronic or acute pain can severely affect your quality of life, ability to work, and mental health.  Fortunately, there are effective treatments and solutions that can help you manage your pain and enjoy life again. Join us as we explore three crucial aspects of pain management in Orlando that can help you regain control and find relief. […]

The Benefits of Nerve Blocks

The Benefits of Nerve Blocks Pain management in skilled nursing homes

Are you experiencing persistent pain that hinders your daily activities? A nerve block procedure may be the solution you’ve been looking for!   Drs. Javier Placer and Ruben Rivera at Florida Spine and Pain Institute are board-certified Interventional Pain Management physiatrists skilled in administering nerve blocks. Their primary goal? Granting relief to those in pain. […]

The benefits of integrating physiatry into skilled nursing homes

The benefits of integrating physiatry into skilled nursing homes The benefits of integrating physiatry into skilled nursing homes

Pain is a universal experience, but for seniors living in skilled nursing homes, it can be a big problem that affects their quality of life.  As caretakers and loved ones, it is important to understand pain management’s role in ensuring our elders get the care they need and deserve.  Join us as we explore why […]

Pain Management Specialist: What To Expect

Pain Management Specialist: What To Expect Painful Joints

A pain management specialist is a doctor that is uniquely trained to diagnose and provide treatment for a wide range of pain disorders and conditions. A pain management doctor treats many types of long-lasting, chronic, pain such as low back pain, nerve pain, and arthritis pain. Most pain management methods are non-invasive and are easily administered or prescribed in-office. […]

How the Sacroiliac Joint Procedure Can Treat Chronic Sciatica Pain

How the Sacroiliac Joint Procedure Can Treat Chronic Sciatica Pain Sacroiliac Joint Procedure

How the Sacroiliac Joint Procedure Can Treat Chronic Sciatica Pain Sciatica is the name used to describe the sense of pain, tingling, weakness, and numbness in the lower extremities, often caused by compression or irritation of the spinal nerve(s) or the sciatic nerve. However, the sacroiliac joint, often known as the SI joint, can cause […]

How PRP Therapy Can Treat Sports Injuries

How PRP Therapy Can Treat Sports Injuries Ortopedisk_prp-min

  How PRP therapy can treat sport injuries As an athletic person, injuries can sideline you when you are trying to accomplish your dreams in your favorite sport or when trying to meet a fitness goal. You can treat minor sports injuries at home with rest, ice, compression and elevation, along with over-the-counter medications. This […]

5 Benefits of Seeing A Pain Management Specialist

5 Benefits of Seeing A Pain Management Specialist 5 Benefits of Seeing A Pain Management Specialist

5 Benefits of Seeing A Pain Management Specialist Pain management specialists are exactly as the name suggests, however, have you ever wondered about the benefits they offer to patients? There’s a reason this niche exists, and it’s because pain is very prevalent, complex, and requires special attention and care. Studies indicate that 1 in 4 […]

How Pain Management Treatments Improve Athletic Performance

How Pain Management Treatments Improve Athletic Performance Pain Management

Pain management as a treatment for sports injuries? A large percentage of sports injuries can be treated through minimally-invasive, non-surgical rehabilitative therapy. If you are an athlete that has suffered from a sports-related injury, here are a few important questions you should consider when seeking treatment for injury and pain. Are you experiencing pain even […]

What is Regenerative Medicine?

What is Regenerative Medicine? Regenerative medicine

The field of regenerative medicine is one of the fastest-growing and most promising branches of medicine. Cutting-edge techniques and modern technology have allowed health professionals to fight chronic diseases in newer and more advanced ways. Regenerative medicine is often performed in a non-invasive way, meaning no surgical procedures or large incisions are needed to diagnose […]