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Getting Your Life Back With Pain Management

If you’re in pain, you need a solution. No matter the location of pain in your body, some treatments can help you manage it with success. Take a moment to learn about your options so you can feel better and start your path to a thriving life.

Oct 1st, 2022
A Closer Look at the Mental Side of Pain

Though you can feel the pain in your body, you don’t often discuss the toll it can take on you mentally. Here, you’ll learn more about how chronic physical pain can affect your mental health.

Sep 1st, 2022
How Your Diet Impacts Pain

If you have chronic pain, you might need to observe your diet and possibly make some changes — because what you eat can directly affect how you feel. Keep reading to learn more.

Aug 1st, 2022
Will an EMG Show a Pinched Nerve?

If you have persistent tingling, numbness, or pain in certain areas of your body, you might have a pinched nerve. Take a moment to learn the best way to know the source of your issue so you can get the treatment you need.

Jul 1st, 2022
Who Benefits from Trigger Point Injections

Do you feel like you have “knots” in your body? If so, these trigger points of pain can be treated with trigger point injections (TSIs) to give you the relief you need. Read on to learn more about this form of treatment.

Jun 1st, 2022
Am I a Candidate for a Spinal Cord Stimulator?

Do you have debilitating back pain? A spinal cord stimulator might be your answer. We offer a trial run that allows you to have a successful experience before deciding on having a permanent one implanted.

May 9th, 2022
What to Expect Before, During, and After Kyphoplasty

If you’re having kyphoplasty to fix a compression fracture in your spine, you may be wondering how to prepare, what it will feel like, and how long it’ll take to recover. Here’s the rundown so you’ll know exactly what to expect.

Apr 28th, 2022
How Can You Benefit From BMA?

Regenerative injection therapy using bone marrow aspiration (BMA) is a recent development in medical science that has seen extraordinary results across a number of different patient types and ailments.

Jun 2nd, 2020
Five Ways To Avoid A Knee Injury This Sports Season

Now that the fall sports season has kicked off, millions are practicing, playing and competing across the country. But, with contact sports comes contact injuries and many are feeling the impact of the games played all over their bodies.

May 30th, 2020
Easy Relief For Neck Strain

Chronic neck pain can be frustrating and distracting, but there are some simple techniques to alleviate or prevent it on your own.

May 23rd, 2020
Protecting And Healing Joints Naturally

Joint aches and pains increase with age and can sometimes worsen in the presence of a busy and active lifestyle. While there are several medications that reduce pain, it is not always advisable to take them over a long period of time as some...

May 20th, 2020
Spring Into Action With 7 Total Body Strengthening Exercises

Spring is here! Your busy schedule may make it hard to get to the gym on a regular basis, but don’t let that stop you from moving. There are plenty of ways to strengthen your body and spring into action–even if you have been hibernating all winter...

May 18th, 2020
Treating Postherpetic Neuralgia

Postherpetic Neuralgia (PHN) is the most common complication of herpes zoster, or shingles. It is typically defined as any pain that remains after herpes zoster lesions or rashes heal, commonly following a three-month period.

May 16th, 2020
Healthy Spring Recipes

Eating a balanced diet should make you feel satisfied and energized. Organic, nutrient-dense foods can help you heal from years of chronic illness.

May 15th, 2020
Bare Necessities: Combating Arthritis In Winter

If you have arthritis in your hands, winter is often the worst time of year. Your wrists and hands contain more than 25 joints combined, and the more joints an area has, the more structures arthritis can affect.

May 13th, 2020
Pudendal Nerve Block For Relief Of Pelvic Pain

What could possibly be worse than struggling with a painful condition and feeling ashamed to discuss the problem due to the intimacy of its nature? Such is the case for several suff ering with pudendal neuralgia, a little-known disease...

May 11th, 2020
Go Rutgers!

All three of the UPMC doctors are proud Rutgers University graduates! They back to their alma mater by sponsoring Rutgers Athletics.

May 14th, 2015