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Current status of clinic operations | OPEN

Current status of clinic operations | OPEN

Dear Southeast Pain and Spine Care Community, The safety of our employees, customers, and visitors, remains the company’s primary concern. As the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak continues to evolve, the company is monitoring the situation closely and will periodically...

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9 Conditions that Cause Leg Pain

9 Conditions that Cause Leg Pain

Leg pain can present itself in many different forms. Sharp pain, constant aching, tingling, or discomfort when walking can be distracting and uncomfortable. Leg pain can be a direct result of an injury such as a sprain or broken bone. However, there can be many...

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What is Central Sensitization?

What is Central Sensitization?

Central sensitization, in short, is a hypersensitivity to stimuli from things that are not typically painful. The first evidence of this type of hypersensitivity dates back to 1933. Living with any type of pain, acute or chronic, can interfere with many normal aspects...

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How to Reduce Neck Pain at Home

How to Reduce Neck Pain at Home

How to Reduce Neck Pain at Home  Neck pain can get the best of anyone. With so many of us working from laptops and off of smartphones, neck pain is not uncommon to many people. The position of looking down at a computer or phone for an extended period of time causes...

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Hip Pain: Causes, Symptoms, & Treatments

Hip Pain: Causes, Symptoms, & Treatments

Causes of Hip Pain The hips are the body’s largest ball-and-socket joint that are made to handle a fair amount of wear and tear as well as repetitive motion. However, pain in the hips is very common and can be caused by a variety of factors. Arthritis Arthritis is one...

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The Specialty of Interventional Pain Management

The Specialty of Interventional Pain Management

As the medical field has expanded and the complexities of pain have become more well-known, pain management physicians have become more available to patients. Pain management is a specialty that requires additional training and education surrounding pain. Physicians...

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The Safety of Epidural Steroid Injections

The Safety of Epidural Steroid Injections

Epidural steroid injections are commonly used to treat pain. One of the greatest benefits of these injections is that they are outpatient injections that provide relief without the patient having to undergo surgery. All surgeries have risks, but spinal surgeries can...

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Foot and Ankle Pain

Foot and Ankle Pain

Foot and ankle pain can severely affect day-to-day life. Whether it’s something as minor as a stubbed toe or a persistent condition like plantar fasciitis, nobody wants to suffer from foot or ankle pain. Pain in these lower extremities can differ based on where the...

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Causes and Treatments For Degenerative Arthritis

Causes and Treatments For Degenerative Arthritis

Causes of Degenerative Arthritis  Degenerative arthritis, also referred to as osteoarthritis, is a condition largely caused by aging. As individuals get older, the protein makeup of cartilage decreases and the water content of cartilage increases. The decrease in...

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Tennis Elbow Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

Tennis Elbow Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

What Causes Tennis Elbow?  Although it is referred to as tennis elbow, this condition is not exclusive to tennis players. Lateral epicondylitis, better known as tennis elbow, is a muscle strain injury that is typically caused from overuse. A repeated contraction of...

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Exercises to Relieve Joint Pain

Exercises to Relieve Joint Pain

Joint pain can have a host of root causes. From inflammatory conditions like arthritis or tendonitis, to more serious chronic conditions such as fibromyalgia or multiple sclerosis, joint pain can be extremely distracting, even debilitating for some patients. While...

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Pain Management for Cancer Pain

Pain Management for Cancer Pain

Cancer Pain: What Is It and What Causes It? Cancer brings enough difficulty to handle both physically and emotionally. Unfortunately, one of the side effects of cancer is also pain. 90% of cancer patients also find themselves trying to combat cancer pain in addition...

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Types of Pain and What They Mean

Types of Pain and What They Mean

Pain management can seem like a broad spectrum term to some people. How is pain defined? Are there different types of pain? Is there one treatment for all pain symptoms? Not all pain is the same. There are actually many different types of pain, some forms associated...

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Signs and Symptoms of a Sports Injury

Signs and Symptoms of a Sports Injury

Two Types of Sports Injuries As indicated by the title, sports injuries are injuries that happen when playing sports. Anyone is liable to find themselves injured from sports, there is no age limit on sports related industries. What people may not know is that there...

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Neurological Pain Syndrome

Neurological Pain Syndrome

Neurological Pain Syndrome: What Is It? Neurological pain syndrome is chronic, long lasting pain that comes as a result of a glitch in the nervous system. Ultimately, the nervous system stops working properly. Typically this malfunction of the nervous system occurs...

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Myofascial Pain Syndrome: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

Myofascial Pain Syndrome: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

Myofascial Pain Syndrome: What Is It and What Causes It Myofascial Pain Syndrome (MSP) is a chronic pain disorder where trigger points cause pain in the muscle and sometimes other, unrelated parts of the body as well. The symptoms typically start to show after a...

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