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A multitude of therapies exist for treating pain. However, not all methods work for all people. In addition, some people have trouble finding a method that works specifically for them. In some cases, people simply don't want to use certain methods of pain relief, especially...

Common pain management treatments include acupuncture, physical massage therapy, and pain injections. While most people are aware of the first two, knowledge of trigger point injections as a way of managing pain is less widespread. In this post, we delve deeper into this pain management...

While Peripheral Neuropathy is pretty common, many people are unaware that what they’re experiencing is diagnosable and treatable depending on the extent of it’s damage. At the Spine Center, we’re committed to helping our patients get treatment for Peripheral Neuropathy in our Charleston office. Before...

Pain comes in many forms, from a single, flash-in-the-pan pricking sensation to a dull, longer-lasting ache. Pain signals are how the body's central nervous system alerts the brain that it's under distress. Think of how you feel when you burn yourself or fall down: that...

Lower back pain may start small, and when it does it's easy enough to ignore or dismiss. But when you go about your regular routine, that small pain can quickly grow into an issue that completely hinders your ability to move. Learn some of the...

Over time, the human body deteriorates. Muscles get weaker, bones become brittle, skin becomes thinner, and other indignities of age surface. One of the more common, serious problems with age or overuse is degenerative changes of spinal column. Often, this manifests as neck, mid, or...

Spinal stenosis may or may not be accompanied by pain, tingling, and numbness. The condition is most commonly caused by the wear and tear on the spine related to osteoarthritis. The narrowing and compression of the spaces surrounding the nerves in the spine can cause...

Back pain is a problem for many people, even those who are still young. While injuries are a common cause of back pain, issues like genetic defects, prior surgeries, calcium deficiency, lack of exercise, and old age can also contribute. Back pain is often chronic,...

Sometimes, long after an injury has healed, the body still sends pain signals to the brain. Known as complex regional pain syndrome, the condition can be quite debilitating and is surprisingly difficult to treat. With the new “scrambler therapy” technique, however, pain relief is now...