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Are Tension Headaches Impacting Work or Play?

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Excruciating head pain can cause concern. Tension headaches may provide answers as to the root cause. Although a relatively common condition, many people are unfamiliar with the symptoms of tension headaches. A tension headache can cause debilitation. Sudden head pain that can last from minutes to hours is likely to disrupt your work and lifestyle.… Continue reading

3 Common Shoulder Injuries and How to Treat Them

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Shoulder injuries are common, especially among athletes and individuals who perform repetitive motions daily. These injuries range from mild to severe and can significantly impact daily activities. Below are three common shoulder injuries and how to treat them. Rotator Cuff Tear The rotator cuff consists of a set of tendons and muscles surrounding the shoulder… Continue reading

A Chiropractic Treatment’s Unexpected Gains Beyond Pain Relief

The benefits of chiropractic treatment extend beyond relieving chronic back and neck pain, but they are unexpected perks for most patients. When someone visits a chiropractor for the first time, it is typically due to spinal pain. Yet, once the pain has subsided, many of them continue to see their chiropractor because of the additional… Continue reading

Advancing the Treatment of Pain Alternatives to Pain Medications

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Join Allied Pain & Spine Institute at this Control Your Pain event: Dr. Kristine Watford Thursday, October 29, 2020 5:30pm to 6:30pm (408) 528-8833 This is an online event, Join us by registering today! We welcome family, friends and care providers to attend. To register for this event online, visit: Or use your smartphone… 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… Continue reading

Phantom Limb Pain

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Following an amputation surgery, individuals may experience a series of painful symptoms as part of the body’s natural response system. This is referred to as phantom limb pain, and while an exact cause has not been identified, researchers believe that nerves in parts of the spinal cord and brain “rewire” when they lose signals from… Continue reading

Options for Pain Management

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If you’re a chronic pain patient, you might be wondering what current options are available to assist you in managing your daily pain. If you haven’t already, discuss your current pain situation with your doctor. He or she may refer you to a specialist, or a pain management doctor. These are specialists in the diagnosis… Continue reading

How to Talk to Your Doctor About Chronic Pain

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A doctor is your best advocate in the fight against chronic pain. However, not all doctors are sensitive to their patients’ pain issues. Your physician must work closely with you to monitor and adjust your medications to properly control your discomfort. It is important to be open and honest and so that your doctor can… Continue reading

Could You Have Whiplash?

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Often associated with car accidents, whiplash is a neck injury caused by sudden, rapid back-and-forth movements. It may also result from any type of trauma that affects muscles and ligaments in the neck, including sports-related injuries and hard falls. It’s usually a temporary discomfort, although the extent of any resulting pain will depend on how… Continue reading