Understanding Opioids & Addiction

2016-10-21T13:55:27+00:00 October 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|

One of the biggest problems facing Americans today is opioid addiction. Opioids include everything from heroin and morphine to prescription pain relievers. In fact, the problem has grown so large that many consider it an epidemic. According to the NY Times, opioids were responsible for the deaths of over 33,000 Americans in 2015 alone. Sadly, [...]

Spinal Professionals vs. Chiropractors

2016-10-14T11:27:49+00:00 October 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|

People looking for relief from back pain often confuse chiropractors with spinal professionals. While both types of health care professionals deal with spinal problems, there are certain differences between the two: What Chiropractor's Do 1. Focus on the diagnosis and treatment of injured spinal nerves and muscles. In such cases, there is little need to [...]

What can happen if whiplash is not properly treated?

2016-10-07T13:12:22+00:00 October 7th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Whiplash is an injury of the soft tissues in the neck, often resulting from rear-end collisions. The vehicle in front gets propelled forward so violently that its occupants experience a rapid back-and-forth movement in their necks. The muscles and ligaments go beyond their capacity, so they stretch and tear. Often, the pain is not immediately [...]

What is a Pain Management Professional?

2018-01-23T14:59:58+00:00 September 30th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome is an especially debilitating condition that can seriously reduce your overall quality of life. Whether you suffer from neck, back, knee or any other kind of pain, you've probably done just about everything in your power to correct the issue. Your primary care physician likely doesn't specialize in the identification and [...]

What is the difference between a nurse and a nurse practitioner?

2016-09-23T13:15:50+00:00 September 23rd, 2016|Uncategorized|

If you are considering a medical career you might be wondering what the difference is between a nurse and a nurse practitioner. Put simply, a nurse specializes in the general care of patients while a nurse practitioner focuses on one specific branch of medicine, such as pediatrics or geriatrics. Education While a nurse only needs [...]

Why Pain Stop Clinics?

2016-09-16T12:26:03+00:00 September 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|

We're growing! 11 branches provide ease of access. No initial costs. All physicians board certified. Same-day appointments available. Up-to-date technology and protocols for treating pain. Long-term injury care. Helpful medical assistants to expedite paperwork. Accident injury care professionals. Comprehensive care plans. Expert care teams specializing in head, neck, back, arm and leg pain. Insurance plans [...]

Natural Alternatives to help your pain

2018-01-25T11:12:10+00:00 September 9th, 2016|Uncategorized|

  Medical remedies are astounding, but they have inherent risks. Some patients may develop an allergic reaction to their medicine. Others may build-up a tolerance for certain medications; making them less effective. Patients can also become addicted to some potent medicines. These reactions increase the seriousness of your disease or injury, which may also magnify [...]

Receiving proper care after an auto injury

2018-01-25T11:13:40+00:00 September 2nd, 2016|Uncategorized|

  Car accidents occur every 60 seconds. You could be injured; be in pain, feel confused and scared. Using observation, physical examination, and patient interaction, paramedics quickly assess your condition. Most hospitals have a preoccupation with clinical testing. CAT’s MRI’s EEG’s EKG’s Lab tests Test results are the accepted criteria for determining a person’s health [...]

How your diet plays a key role in fibromyalgia pain

2018-01-23T14:59:51+00:00 August 26th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Fibromyalgia is a debilitating condition that disrupts the lives of 12 million Americans. It often causes intense widespread pain that restricts the normal function and movement of muscles, bones, and joints. This condition is more prominent in women, between the ages of 25-65. Many fibromyalgia victims wonder if there is any cure; or if there [...]

Loving yourself despite chronic illness

2018-01-25T11:14:56+00:00 August 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome attacks people of all ages. It limits their strength and energy. It challenges their physical endurance and their mental well-being. It intrudes upon their happy, active way of life. Complex Regional Pain Syndrome inflicts its victims with negative attitudes, depressed emotions, opiate and alcohol dependence, fear and hopelessness. A maze of [...]