Whiplash Treatment in Austin: What is It? Whiplash is an injury that’s caused when the neck muscles rapidly move backward and then forward, suddenly and with great force. Often the result of rear-end collisions, sports injuries, and physical abuse, it’s a relatively mild (and frequently treated) condition, but still one that can cause a great…
What Is Viscosupplementation Treatment? Viscosupplementation is a common form of treatment for arthritis and joint pain that involves injecting small amounts of hyaluronic acid into a joint. When performed correctly, viscosupplementation can help reduce the pain and swelling caused by osteoarthritis, allowing you to move freely with a full range of motion. In this informative…
What Is A Herniated Disc? A herniated disc refers to a problem with one of the rubbery cushions, also known as discs, that sit between the individual bones, also known as vertebrae, that work together to make up your spine. The nucleus, or center of a spinal disc has a soft, jellylike center surrounded by…
The holiday season is here, and if you suffer from chronic pain, it can be a difficult time of year. Greater Austin Pain Center is here to offer some tips for managing chronic pain during the holidays.
Trying to manage your chronic pain at home? Consider these tips for managing pain at home.
Spinal cord stimulators reduce pain by up to 70 percent. If you want an alternative to pain medication and a sustainable way of managing chronic pain, this device may be the right choice for you.
Fibromyalgia is classified as a long-term condition that causes tenderness and pain throughout the body as well as fatigue. Fibromyalgia flares may be caused by stress and feelings of anxiety, depression, and frustration.
Car crash victims don’t like to see a pain doctor after a car accident. It’s important to see a pain specialist though, as you could be seriously injured and not know it. Pain specialists can also document your injury and treatment in the event that you decide to file a lawsuit.
Also called nerd neck or text neck syndrome, forward head posture gives your head the appearance of slanting forward from your neck. Learn the best exercises, stretches, and tips for correcting forward head posture.
Even though migraines and tension headaches are both types of headaches, they are more different than they are similar. Find out what headaches and migraines are, what types of each there are, and what differentiates each.