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Benefits of Psychotherapy for Pain Management

Psychotherapy San Jose CA

While chronic pain may be caused by physical conditions in your body, how the pain impacts your life resides in the mind. There are many aspects of chronic pain that you cannot control, including which treatments may be effective at minimizing pain or discomfort. Psychotherapy is a pain management tool that can benefit those with chronic pain, even improving the effectiveness of other treatments. Here are some of the benefits of seeking psychotherapy as one of your pain management treatments. Continue reading.



Is Your Office Job Providing Zero Relief from Knee Pain?

PAIN MANAGEMENT

When a knee injury has effectively forced you out of a career involving heavy lifting or other strenuous work, taking a desk job seems like the logical move. The transition can prove difficult, given the considerable differences in job requirements and settings. So, the last thing you need is discovering that your new arrangement does not provide the pain relief you expected.

For some sufferers of knee injuries, sitting down on the job can bring relief from associated pain and discomfort. For others, it’s just a different kind of pain that can actually feel more persistent throughout the day. Whatever the case, if you are still finding it difficult to get through the workday due to your knee problems, it’s time to pursue effective pain management. Continue reading.


5 Ways to Treat Chronic Back Pain

Back Pain San Jose CA

Dealing with chronic back pain can be challenging, especially if you don’t know the cause. If a back specialist has exhausted all diagnostic options to determine the cause, you may be looking for minimally invasive ways to manage your symptoms. Here are five ways you can treat your chronic back pain. Continue reading.




Treating Knee Pain with PNS: Infrapatellar Saphenous Nerve

Dr. Sloane Yu of Allied Pain & Spine Institute training regional physicians in techniques of spinal cord and peripheral nerve stimulation”

Dr. Sloane Yu of Allied Pain & Spine Institute training regional physicians in techniques of spinal cord and peripheral nerve stimulation

Welcome to the Next Event in our Wave Academy Series

TREATING KNEE PAIN WITH PNS: INFRAPATELLAR SAPHENOUS NERVE

MAY 14, 2020 | 12:PM + 6PM + 10PM EST

INCLUDED: CLINICAL PRESENTATION, CADAVERIC PROCEDURAL VIDEO & CASE DISCUSSION.

HOSTED BY: DR. SLOANE YU


How Effective is Acupuncture for Pain Relief?

Acupuncture

Acupuncture started in China approximately 3,000 years ago, but was seen as an exotic practice in the West until as recently as the 20th century. Acupuncture showed up in mainstream American culture in 1971, and is quickly becoming recognized by those outside its Chinese origins as a safe and effective treatment for pain. The FDA recognized acupuncture needles as medical devices in 1996. Allied Pain and Spine Institute is proud to offer this procedure to our patients.
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Are You at Risk for a Shingles Outbreak?

Anyone who has had chickenpox as a child is at risk for a shingles outbreak after age 60. For a long time, shingles was thought of as an older person’s disease. A closer look at statistics reveals an increase in cases affecting younger adults. Researchers are developing theories on why this disease is attacking more people under the age of 50. Continue reading.