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PRP Injections: A Natural Solution for Joint Pain

PRP Injections: A Natural Solution for Joint Pain

You’re ready to deal with joint pain, but not at any cost. Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections may be right for you. Learn more about this advanced regenerative medicine and how it can take care of joint pain naturally.
Jun 27th, 2024
5 Common Questions About PRP Injections Answered

5 Common Questions About PRP Injections Answered

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is one of our most powerful pain management tools — don’t let it stay a mystery. Here, we discuss a few frequently asked questions and open the floor for more so you can tap into this revolutionary regenerative medicine.
Jun 1st, 2024

Am I Eligible for Radiofrequency Ablation?

Chronic pain controls your life no matter where you’re feeling it or what’s causing it. When you’ve tried everything and nothing works, you could be a candidate for radiofrequency ablation. Find out here.
Jan 16th, 2024

I Have Pain After Surgery: What Could It Be?

You expected discomfort during recovery but didn’t expect to still be in pain for weeks, months, or even years post-op. Keep reading to discover why you might still struggle with pain after your operation.
Dec 1st, 2023
How to Get to the Root of Your Recurrent Headaches

How to Get to the Root of Your Recurrent Headaches

Like an annoying relative who can’t take a hint, recurrent headaches overstay their welcome and keep coming back. Want to kick them out for good? Keep reading for an expert’s guide to diagnosing and treating recurrent headaches.
Oct 1st, 2023
5 Lifestyle Habits to Embrace while Managing Arthritis

5 Lifestyle Habits to Embrace while Managing Arthritis

Your arthritis pain is taking over your life — can you walk back the disease? There may be if you commit to making a few simple lifestyle changes. Here’s everything you should know about living life with your joints in mind.
Sep 1st, 2023
4 Common Causes of Chronic Wrist Pain

4 Common Causes of Chronic Wrist Pain

Are you stuck on the sidelines at the hands of wrist pain? In this blog, we uncover what’s behind it and highlight the treatments we offer to help you get back to doing what you love.
Aug 1st, 2023
How to Make the Most of Your Physical Therapy 

How to Make the Most of Your Physical Therapy 

Physical therapy isn’t a get-better-quick kind of solution. But that doesn’t mean you have to sit back and wait for results. Here’s our experts’ take on getting the most out of your physical therapy program.   
Jul 1st, 2023
4 Interventional Pain Management Techniques to Consider

4 Interventional Pain Management Techniques to Consider

Fed up with traditional pain management strategies but need help figuring out where to start? We’ve got you covered. Here’s straight-from-the-expert insight on what to expect on the road to pain relief with interventional pain management.
May 1st, 2023
A place for everything and everything in its place — that’s your body’s goal. Unfortunately, injuries and the gradual effects

Do Herniated Discs Go Away on Their Own?

Herniated discs can cause enough pain to stop you in your tracks. It’s no wonder you’re desperate for some good news. Keep reading to find out if you need treatment for your herniated disc or if time will heal it.
Apr 1st, 2023
How Cervical Radiculopathy Affects Your Neck

How Cervical Radiculopathy Affects Your Neck

Your neck is killing you, but the internet’s not giving you a clear answer. Stop scrolling for a diagnosis and get your advice straight from the expert. Here’s what you should know about cervical radiculopathy.
Mar 14th, 2023
8 Serious Health Complications of Untreated Chronic Pain

8 Serious Health Complications of Untreated Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is undoubtedly enough to consume your life — but it may not be the only thing you have to worry about. Here’s what you should know about the potential health problems that could be on the heels of chronic pain.
Jan 18th, 2023
Radiofrequency Ablation For Back Pain: How Does It Work?

Radiofrequency Ablation For Back Pain: How Does It Work?

Whether you’ve had back pain for a few weeks or a few years, you know how debilitating it can be. That’s where radiofrequency ablation comes in. Learning more about this revolutionary treatment can make your back pain a thing of the past.
Dec 1st, 2022
7 Key Benefits of Physical Therapy for Pain Management

7 Key Benefits of Physical Therapy for Pain Management

Physical therapy (PT) should be part of your treatment plan if you're living with chronic pain. Find out how the right PT program can reduce inflammation, restore strength and mobility, provide long-lasting pain relief, and help you heal.
Nov 1st, 2022
How to Get Carpal Tunnel Relief Without Surgery

How to Get Carpal Tunnel Relief Without Surgery

Bothered by carpal tunnel syndrome but not interested in surgery? You may have more options than you realize. Here’s a complete list of nonsurgical approaches to the pain, tingling, and numbness that come with carpal tunnel syndrome.
Oct 1st, 2022
How Better Sleep Habits Can Help Your Joints

How Better Sleep Habits Can Help Your Joints

If you have joint pain, you know better than most how sleepless nights feel. But what if we told you sleep is crucial to managing your joint pain? Here’s what you should know about how catching some zzzs can help you find pain relief.
Sep 1st, 2022
5 Encouraging Facts About Sciatica

5 Encouraging Facts About Sciatica

Any kind of pain is frustrating and overwhelming, especially pain that impacts your back. That’s why we’re helping you find the bright side of sciatica with a few encouraging facts about your prognosis.
Aug 1st, 2022
Bad Habits That Are Making Your Headaches Worse

Bad Habits That Are Making Your Headaches Worse

In a matter of minutes, a headache attack can wipe you out. Unfortunately, your bad habits might be what’s causing them. Keep reading to see if you’re breaking any cardinal headache rules.
Jun 1st, 2022
Signs Your Headaches Need Medical Attention

Signs Your Headaches Need Medical Attention

It’s easy to write off a minor health issue like a headache — until it’s not. Here’s what you should know about headaches and when they’re serious enough to warrant a trip to the doctor.
Apr 1st, 2022
Benefits of Interventional Pain Management

Benefits of Interventional Pain Management

Chronic pain impacts millions and stems from a wide range of conditions, but still, treatments tend to be one-size-fits-all. That’s why we offer a new way to become pain-free. Here’s what you should know about interventional pain management.
Mar 1st, 2022
How You Can Play a Role In Headache Prevention

How You Can Play a Role In Headache Prevention

A headache can ruin your day — chronic headaches can ruin your life. If headaches are wrecking your daily plans, you may be able to head them off before they start. Here, we equip you with a few practical strategies to prevent headaches.
Nov 1st, 2021
How Physical Therapy Can Help You

How Physical Therapy Can Help You

Think physical therapy is only for athletes? Check your preconceived notions at the door. October is National Physical Therapy Month, and our expert is here to show you just how versatile and effective it can be.
Oct 1st, 2021
Adjusting to Life With Arthritis

Adjusting to Life With Arthritis

You have arthritis. But that doesn’t mean the world has stopped, and we don’t think you have to either. Keep reading to learn about some practical ways to adjust to life with arthritis.
Sep 1st, 2021
How Your Brain Impacts Your Pain

How Your Brain Impacts Your Pain

Think pain is all in your nerves? Think again — literally! Explore how your brain impacts the way you perceive pain and how we can help you manage the mental side of your physical symptoms.
Aug 2nd, 2021

The Benefits of Interventional Pain Management

Sick of being tossed between specialists and wading through complicated treatment plans? It’s time to try a different approach to pain relief. Here are some of the benefits of opting for interventional pain management.
Jul 21st, 2021

What to do About Cluster Headaches

Not all headache pain is created equal, especially when it comes to cluster headaches. Read on to learn more about this type of headache and how we can help you manage and prevent symptoms.
Jun 9th, 2021

Beyond Joint Pain: Lesser-Known Signs of Arthritis

Pain is your body’s way of telling you when something’s wrong, like when you have arthritis. But pain isn’t the only symptom of this damaging condition. Here are some other warning signs of arthritis.
May 9th, 2021

Top 5 Risk Factors for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

We all like to be prepared for the uncomfortable things in life. What if you could be ahead of the curve when it comes to treating a common nerve disorder? Find out if you’re at risk for carpal tunnel syndrome and how to prevent it.
Apr 12th, 2021

Facet Joint Injections for Back Pain: What to Expect

Back pain impacts nearly every aspect of your daily life, and without treatment, you could spend every day hunched over in agony. If you’ve failed to find relief from your back pain, it’s time to try facet joint injections.
Mar 10th, 2021

Everything You Need To Know About Headaches

You’re likely familiar with the throbbing, pounding of a headache, and you probably used to grining and bearing it through the pain. But what’s really going on inside when a headache strikes? Learn more about headaches and your treatment options.
Feb 11th, 2021

How Spinal Stenosis Can Affect Your Neck

Think spinal stenosis is just a back problem? Think again. Keep reading to learn how this spine condition can impact your neck as well as your back and how we can help you find relief from symptoms.
Jan 13th, 2021

Interventional Pain Management for Your Chronic Pain

Tired of living with chronic pain but wary of committing to a prescription-based treatment plan? We get it. That’s why we offer interventional pain management treatments. Here’s everything you need to know about this alternative to pain medication.
Dec 2nd, 2020

What To Do for Your Sciatica

Sciatica is a painful and uncomfortable condition that often leaves us feeling debilitated. If you’d like to learn more about treating your condition safely and effectively.
Nov 9th, 2020

The Foods and Drinks That Trigger Your Migraines

If you regularly experience migraine headaches, you may find that certain foods and drinks trigger them. Learn more about preventing migraines by cutting certain foods out of your diet here.
Oct 1st, 2020

When You Should See A Doctor for Headaches

Sometimes headaches are just a normal part of life. But there are other times when headaches can be an indicator of a much more serious problem. Learn when you should see a doctor for head pain.
Aug 21st, 2020

Best Treatment Options for Joint Pain

If you have joint pain, you don’t have to continue suffering with it. Read on to learn what causes joint pain and what you can do to get relief.
Jun 24th, 2020

The Long Term Effects of Ignoring a Herniated Disc

You may be tempted to leave a herniated disc untreated. You may think that it’s not a big deal and will subside on its own. But, in reality, it can progress into debilitating health problems down the line.
Apr 22nd, 2020

Learn How The Simplicity Probe Aides Your Joint Pain

If you suffer from the debilitating effects of joint pain, you don’t have to resort to addictive painkillers or the pain and nuisance of surgery. With the Simplicity™ Probe, you can get lasting pain relief. Read on to learn more.
Mar 1st, 2020

The Other Side of Pain Management: Cognitive Strategies

Living with chronic pain can be quite frustrating, and using pain medication isn’t a viable long-term solution. Fortunately, cognitive behavioral therapy can help you manage pain without the harsh side effects of drugs.
Feb 1st, 2020

How Spinal Cord Stimulation Works to Manage Pain

Don’t suffer from severe back pain forever. With new technologies, including spinal cord stimulation, our team is ready to find the best and most effective relief for your pain. Let us help you better your enjoyment of all facets of your life, and move the
Jan 3rd, 2020

Best Ergonomic Tools to Prevent Carpal Tunnel

Do you spend the majority of each day at a desk typing or performing other repetitive tasks that could strain your wrists? Find out how to reduce your risk of carpal tunnel syndrome with ergonomics.
Dec 1st, 2019

How Your Weight Affects Your Sciatica Pain

If you’ve had sciatica, you may go to great lengths to avoid triggering that intense, flaring pain. One of the best ways to prevent sciatica is to do something that improves your overall health, too: Lose weight.
Oct 1st, 2019

The Dangers of Tech Neck

Do your neck and upper back feel sore and painful after a long day spent on your computer or smartphone? If so, you might be suffering from tech neck, a painful but preventable condition.
Sep 1st, 2019

What Makes PRP Therapy So Effective for Chronic Pain?

No one fully understands the toll chronic pain takes on your body. Dealing with pain day in and day out causes fatigue, depression, and in some cases, addiction to medications. Free yourself from that cycle with PRP — your hope for real pain relief.
Aug 2nd, 2019

Is Arthritis Preventable?

Scientists may not know what officially causes arthritis, but studies have shown what can prevent joint pain later in life. Read on to learn how diet and an active lifestyle can help in the long-term.
Jul 1st, 2019

The Best Ways to Manage Your Joint Pain

Have you been feeling pain in your knees or hips that makes walking difficult? Is your shoulder giving you grief? Learn how a pain management specialist can help you get back out there to enjoy life.
May 6th, 2019

What You Should Know About the Pain Caused by a Herniated Disc

It’s quite possible you’ve experienced a herniated disc but never knew about it. These ruptures are common, and they heal spontaneously and without symptoms. However, when they touch nerves, you may develop long-lasting and even chronic pain.
Feb 1st, 2019
Physical Therapy, Recovery, David Wu

Why Physical Therapy Plays Such an Important Role in Recovery

Physical therapy is a standard part of treatment after surgery and certain injuries, yet patients sometimes give it a low priority during their recovery periods. Its ability to reduce pain and speed recovery makes physical therapy an important treatment to
Jan 7th, 2019
Back Pain, Torrance, California, David Wu, MD

5 Tips to Avoid Back Pain

From a sharp stabbing sensation to a throbbing ache, back pain can cause frustrating and even debilitating symptoms. Taking these practical steps in your daily life may help you avoid back pain.
Dec 19th, 2018

Injections: Should I Consider Them to Relieve Chronic Pain?

Pain affects more Americans than cancer, heart disease, and diabetes combined, and when your pain becomes chronic, it’s difficult to maintain a normal life. Injectable techniques offer a drug-free alternative to pain management.
Nov 29th, 2018

3 Interesting Facts About Chronic Headaches

Most people experience headaches occasionally. But unfortunately, about 30 million people in the United States have chronic headaches – those that occur more days than not. If that describes you, check out these three things.
Oct 31st, 2018

Why You Should Never Ignore Sciatic Nerve Pain

If you’ve been living with the inconvenience and annoyance of sciatic pain in your back and legs, you may be risking long-term complications and symptoms that get worse with time. Symptoms are often the same for minor and major sciatic nerve issues.
Sep 21st, 2018

Is Chronic Joint Pain Normal As You Age?

Are your joints becoming increasingly achy? Are you limiting your activities because of chronic joint pain? Though you may have resigned yourself to the daily pain, we’re here to say that pain isn’t normal, and we can help you find relief.
Aug 15th, 2018

Living With Carpal Tunnel Syndrome  

Carpal tunnel syndrome accounts for almost half of the at-work lost-time injuries in the United States. Affecting the wrist and hand, this nerve issue can seriously affect your quality of life and ability to function, yet with modest care, pain can often b
Jun 19th, 2018

Best Pillows for Neck Pain

From the moment you get up until you lay your head back down at night, your neck is hard at work. That’s why your choice of a pillow can mean the difference between a thoroughly rested neck and one that starts the day in pain.
Apr 18th, 2018

Using Cognitive Strategies to Relieve Pain

Pain certainly isn’t all in your head. However, your mind plays a powerful role in pain perception. Winning the battle against chronic pain may be as simple as putting your mind to work.
Mar 13th, 2018

Common Exercise Mistakes That Hurt Your Joints

If you’re exercising, then congratulations on your commitment to fitness. You’re bettering your heart and respiratory health, keeping up your stamina, and managing your weight. Sometimes, however, exercise just hurts -- and not in the satisfying, “hard-eff
Jan 23rd, 2018