Author: Pain Consultants of West Florida

Reasons You Have Joint Pain and How to Find Relief

Joints are the junctions within the body where two bones come together; they can be as large as the shoulder or knee and as small...

Too Much Synovial Fluid: A Cause for Rheumatoid Arthritis

What is Rheumatoid Arthritis? Rheumatoid arthritis is a debilitating form of arthritis that is caused by the body’s own defenses. In patients with autoimmune diseases...

The Seven Types of Neck Pain

As we have discussed, neck pain is a very common condition. However, if you were to ask a group of ten people suffering from neck...

Six Steps You Can Take to Prevent Neck Pain

Life is not kind to the neck; whether it’s craning around to merge lanes on the interstate, or hunching over in front of a computer...

Chronic Neck Pain: How Core Exercises Can Help

Introduction Anatomically speaking, the neck consists of seven bones, called vertebrae, that are stacked on top of one another and held together by a synergistic...

Diagnosing Neck Pain

Acute neck pain is not always serious, especially if it’s caused by just a minor muscle strain or sprain. However, if you are experiencing chronic...

Could You Be Suffering From Chronic Neck Pain?

What is Chronic Neck Pain? Neck pain is one of the most common musculoskeletal ailments plaguing Americans today. It’s safe to say that just about...

Integrative Approaches to Neck Pain

Integrative Approaches to Neck Pain If you suffer from chronic or acute pain, you might be wondering which type of provider you should see. There...

What is a Lumbar Epidural Injection?

A lumbar epidural injection is a minimally-invasive procedure that consists of a physician injecting a mixture of corticosteroids (e.g. dexamethasone or triamcinolone) and anesthetic medications...

Lower Back Pain: What is Lumbago?

Low back pain, also known as lumbago, is one of the most common chronic conditions facing American adults; it is estimated that over 80% of...