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Facet Joint Syndrome

The facet joints allow your back and neck to bend forward and backward, but they are also a common cause of spine-related pain. The facet joints located in your lumbar spine (low back) are most susceptible to facet joint syndrome.
Dec 15th, 2022

Spinal Stenosis: Symptoms & Causes (part 1)

Spinal stenosis is a narrowing of the spaces in your spine, can compress your spinal cord and nerve roots exiting each vertebrae. Symptoms include back and/or neck pain, and numbness, tingling and weakness in your arms and legs.
Dec 2nd, 2022

Back Pain & Leg Pain... OH MY

What can Pain Care do to help with back and leg pain? Most patients with back & radiating leg pain typically benefit from a lumbar transforaminal. A transforaminal is an outpatient procedure that is used to diagnose & provide relief from back & neck pain.
Nov 1st, 2022

Managing Chronic Pain: Alternative to Opioids

Many people rely on pain medication to manage chronic pain, but it can cause drowsiness, hallucinations or lead to addiction. Continue reading for ways to control pain without medication.
Oct 28th, 2022

Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month

August is Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness month (also known as SMA). SMA affects roughly 4 people in every 100,000 throughout the USA. 1 in 50 people carry the disease, and 1 out of every 6,000 to 10,000 people develop SMA.
Aug 1st, 2022

Acute Pain vs Chronic Pain

What is pain? Pain occurs when something hurts, causing an uncomfortable or unpleasant feeling. The presence of pain often means that something is wrong or has happened. When it comes to pain, there are two different types of pain: Acute vs Chronic Pain.
Jul 5th, 2022

Pain Care New Location & MRI

Pain Care has some exciting news! We have been keeping a little secret but now the secret is out! Pain Care has its own open MRI machine. We can now order and offer our patients MRIs within our own facility!
Apr 1st, 2022


Copays, deductibles, and coinsurance, OH MY!  Trying to understand insurance benefits can be very difficult and overwhelming at times. Please review the following information to help you become more prepared when planning your care with Pain Care.
Feb 3rd, 2022