Elbow Pain? The Differences Between Cubital and Radial Tunnel Syndrome

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Elbow pain can be a debilitating condition that affects daily activities and quality of life. Two common causes of elbow pain are cubital tunnel syndrome and radial tunnel syndrome, which can cause similar symptoms but originate from different sources. At Allied Pain & Spine Institute, we specialize in diagnosing and treating a wide range of… Continue reading

Finding Relief: Conquering the Challenges of Fibromyalgia

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Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain disorder characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain, fatigue and tenderness in specific areas of the body. This condition affects millions of people worldwide, impacting their quality of life and daily functioning. At Allied Pain & Spine Institute, we understand the complex nature of fibromyalgia and offer a multidisciplinary treatment approach to… Continue reading

How an Endoscopic Discectomy Can Relieve Spinal Disc Pain

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Spinal disc pain, often caused by herniated or bulging discs, can be debilitating and significantly impact an individual’s quality of life. Traditional treatments for spinal disc pain may include medication, physical therapy, and, in severe cases, surgery. However, advancements in medical technology have led to the development of minimally invasive procedures, such as endoscopic discectomy,… Continue reading

How Can I Prevent a Groin Strain This Spring?

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Spring is just around the corner, and with the warmer weather and longer days comes the opportunity to get outside and enjoy a variety of activities. However, with increased activity often comes an increased risk of injury. One common injury that can occur during springtime activities is a groin strain. A groin strain can be… Continue reading

How Acceptance and Commitment Therapy is Used in Pain Management

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Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a therapeutic approach that has proven to be effective in various mental health and behavioral health contexts. In recent years, ACT has gained recognition for its application in pain management, offering a unique perspective on how individuals can cope with and adapt to chronic pain conditions. Here is how… Continue reading

The Differences Between Tension and Migraine Headaches

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Most people have experienced occasional headaches due to illness or stress, but some headaches can become chronic, including tension and migraine headaches. Understanding the differences between tension headaches and migraines is crucial for accurate diagnosis, appropriate treatment and effective management of these common types of headaches that can affect your quality of life. Symptoms and… Continue reading

Understanding the Signs and Symptoms of Fibromyalgia

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Fibromyalgia is a complex and often misunderstood chronic pain condition that affects millions of people worldwide. Characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain, fatigue, and tenderness in specific areas of the body, fibromyalgia can significantly impact a person’s quality of life. Understanding the signs and symptoms is crucial for early diagnosis and effective management of this condition.… Continue reading

10 Signs and Symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is a common and often painful condition that affects the hand and wrist. It occurs when the median nerve, which runs from the forearm into the hand, becomes compressed or squeezed at the wrist within the carpal tunnel. The carpal tunnel is a narrow passageway made up of bones and ligaments… Continue reading

5 Reasons to Consider Minimally Invasive Endoscopic Spine Surgery

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If you are suffering from chronic back pain or other spinal conditions, you may be considering spine surgery. However, the thought of undergoing a traditional open surgery with a large incision and lengthy recovery time can be daunting. Fortunately, there is another option. The renowned specialists at Allied Pain & Spine Institute, with five California… Continue reading

5 Non-Surgical Treatments for Osteoarthritis

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If you are one of the millions of people suffering from osteoarthritis, you know how debilitating this condition can be. The joint pain and stiffness can make it difficult to perform even the simplest of daily tasks. Fortunately, several treatments can help alleviate your symptoms and improve your quality of life. Here are six treatments… Continue reading