What if you could get off pain medication?What if you could hike that mountain again?Rob, a 61 year-old male, could not squat and stand back up without pain. He walked with a limp. Rob was nearly bone-on-bone in his right knee and had felt he had exhausted his options. He tried steroid injection, gel injections, physical therapy and more. He felt his next step was a knee replacement. Then he heard about platelet-rich plasma.
There are a few things that can stop you in your tracks faster that back pain. Maybe you injured yourself helping a friend move a couch, or maybe it’s something you’ve been living with for years. Whether new or old, back pain can be debilitating.
Don’t wait until you find yourself crawling around the floor with an icepack strapped to your back! At USA Pain Clinics, we offer multiple procedures to help deal with your new and old back pain.
“The doctor says I need surgery, but I’m not ready for that.”
“I’m sick of taking all these pills.”
“I used to (fill in the blank), but now I’m in so much pain, I just can’t anymore.”
“What are my options?
We hear this every day. Patients come hurting, frustrated, and scared.
Our goal at USA Pain is to try to educate the patient and present options for pain management to help decrease pain and improve function. There are a variety of medications and treatments to help deal with pain that may not be offered at a primary care level. That’s where we come in. We are dedicated to keeping up with advancing treatments and technology to help treat nearly any cause of chronic pain from simple knee injections, to spinal cord stimulators, Botox therapies, and our newest self-donated platelet-rich plasma injections. If you have tried the medications, or underwent the surgeries, and still don’t have the quality of life you hoped for, please ask your primary care provider for a referral to our clinic and see if there is something we can do to help.
The most popular and consistent complaint that we are faced with from patients in the winter is increased pain due to the weather. Chronic pain, especially during the holidays, is like Santa Claus: We don’t always see him but we know he’s there. Decreased temperatures impact the joints in our bodies from performing at their peak. Warmer joints mean increased motion resulting in less pain. So, how do we get there? A few ideas to help us make it through the torment of hurting while trying to travel, work, shop for presents, cook, bake, play with our children, walk the dog or even just get out of bed in the morning are as follows: