31 million Americans experience lower back pain. Back pain is the leading cause of disability in under 45-year-olds. Back pain is the most common reason for visiting a doctor's office.
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Lower back pain is the most common type of chronic pain, accounting for 27% of suffers.
In 1910 the Flexnor report paved the way for the structure of medical education in the United States. The study, sponsored by big Pharma and the AMA, also severely debunked the use of electricity for healing and the […]
Sports medicine has evolved over the years into a highly respected specialty of orthopedics that treats both elite athletes and weekend warriors. Although the specific nature of the injury may vary from group to group, the main goal of this specialty is to return the athlete to […]
Chronic pain doesn’t have to be treated with medication or surgery. Diros OWL® Trident™ Radiofrequency treatment is a minimally invasive outpatient RF procedure that can safely treat many painful conditions, such as lower back (lumbar), sacroiliac joint (pelvis), thoracic spine (middle back), cervical (neck), knee and hip joint pain. This advanced procedure uses radio frequency […]
Successful management of neuropathic pain remains elusive despite the variety of pharmacologic classes prescribed to treat it, new research suggests. Furthermore, the actual evidence supporting drugs used on an everyday basis is remarkably deficient, according to Richard W. Rosenquist, MD, the study’s author and chairman of the Department of Pain Management at the Cleveland Clinic, […]
We utilize the Combined Electrochemical Treatment (CET) to reverse the signs and symptoms of peripheral neuropathy (1, 2, 3). Approximately 5% of our neuropathy patients present with common peroneal nerve dysfunction (foot drop). Common peroneal nerve dysfunction is damage to the peroneal nerve leading to loss of movement or sensation in the foot and leg. […]
Evidence based peer-reviewed double blinded placebo-controlled studies show that membrane stabilizing medication and Tricyclics are indicated. Physician reviewer for an insurance company...Read More
A new technique that uses the principles of quantum mechanics can help some patients with peripheral neuropathy (PN) regenerate destroyed nerves, a recent study suggests. There are approximately 23 million people in the United States affected by PN: numbness, weakness or pain caused by peripheral nerve damage, according to Peter M. Carney, MD, lead study author and a private practice neurosurgeon based in Elkhart, Ind. Dr. Carney said pharmaceuticals are currently the standard of care for PN, but some studies have shown that “even the best medications help less than half of the people who have pain,” and these patients are at risk for adverse side effects...Read More
Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy (CIPN) occurs in ~ 20-100% of cancer patients receiving chemotherapy based on the dose and type of cancer receiving treatment.1,2 Currently symptom modification remains our only treatment option,3 but has a less than 50% chance of helping patients reduce their pain by 50% and may cause many “adverse side effects.”...Read More