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For those living with peripheral neuropathy, life can be not only painful, but frustrating. This frustration is often due to the common need for patients to “doctor shop” in order to find the right specialist for them. Patients need effective peripheral neuropathy treatment and pain...

Laser Therapy for Pain One of the most prominent health issues in the United States is chronic pain. Chronic pain afflicts tens of millions of people, and it is not an easy problem to address. People with chronic pain must often “doctor shop” to find a...

Living with chronic pain means that, to live with pain-free mobility, you must  consistently manage your pain. Sometimes, chronic lower back pain or pain in other areas of your body will call for medication. However, there are also many times when no drugs are necessary,...

Imagine if a machine could tell your nerve fibers that you are not actually feeling spinal stenosis pain -- and it worked. That sounds like science fiction, right? But "scrambler therapy" is a very real spinal stenosis treatment used by some of the most prestigious...

Nearly 80 percent of adults will suffer from back pain at some point in their lives. For most people, the symptoms will resolve and the pain will go away. When the symptoms last much longer than normal, this is known as chronic back pain. People with...

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...