Acute pain lasts less than three months, and can be relieved by over-the-counter medicines such as ibuprofen. Chronic pain lasts longer then three months, and a patient might not be able to pinpoint what triggered the beginnings of pain.
Read more about Chronic and Acute pain in our blog, or watch the video!
When you first start to have pain — Such as throwing your back out — Most people put heat on the area because it feels good. However, you need to be icing these areas instead.
Learn more ways to lessen pain and reduce inflammation in this video.
Spinal Stenosis is one of the most common chronic conditions we see in the clinic. It is actually the combination of two types of spinal issues.
Learn more about the causes and treatments of spinal stenosis in our video.
Regenerative Medicine is, in short, placing healing cells onto cells that are degenerating so they can regenerate!
Regenerative Medicine and techniques are also offered to patients at Family Spine & Pain Care Institute. It is cutting edge treatment for certain types of chronic pain.
Learn about it in this video then read more in our Regenerative Medicine blog article.
Kyphoplasty is a minimally invasive procedure to treat compression fracture or break in your vertebrae. Compression fractures occur in spinal vertebrae that have been weakened by osteoporosis or other conditions that weaken the bones, such as cancer.
Learn more about Kyphoplasty in this video and in our blog article.
Arthritis, specifically in the lower back, typically originates within the spine. A lot of patients suffer from this chronic pain in the Venice, Florida area. Most patients describe it as a deep, gnawing pain that never goes away. A variety of treatments exist to alleviate this pain, such as Radiofrequency Ablation.
Learn about it in this video then read more in our Arthritis in the Lower Back article.