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Chronic Back Pain & Sleep Habits

Posted on 12/02/2016

A good night’s sleep can often times be hard to come by—especially for those suffering from chronic back pain. Thus, it should come as no surprise that sleeping disorders are common amongst those living with this type of pain. Research has shown that interrupted sleep will not just affect one’s energy throughout the day— it […]

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Tips To Keep Your Joints Healthy

Posted on 12/02/2016

Stiff neck. Sore fingers. Aching hips. If these symptoms sound familiar, you may be one of the many Americans who suffer from joint pain. Keeping your joints healthy is of vital importance when it comes to every day comfort and mobility, especially as you get older. Don’t let your body’s age stop you from enjoying […]

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Acupuncture and Pain Relief

Posted on 08/09/2016

Traditional Chinese Medicine Acupuncture has been practiced for 5000 years. It is a non-invasive, holistic treatment method. Acupuncture is an adjunctive modality and offers a safe, natural and effective way to reduce or eliminate pain. It has been widely researched and supported by national and international health organizations.  The way acupuncture works cannot be completely understood in terms of allopathic medicine. For those […]

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Chemo Induced Peripheral Neuropathy

Posted on 08/09/2016

Chemo Induced Peripheral Neuropathy Chemo-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) is a common adverse effect of many anticancer drugs. The body’s nervous system is divided into two major systems, the central nervous system and the peripheral nervous system. The peripheral nervous is also divided into two systems the somatic nervous system and the autonomic nervous system. The […]

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MIGRAINE HEADACHES & NAUSEA

Posted on 06/08/2016

Most practitioners can tell you that two important features for diagnosing migraines are photophobia and nausea. Most, however, cannot tell you with certainty the specific correlation between migraines and nausea. Luckily, we are here to shed some light on the topic. Many prominent neurologists and migraine specialists have reported that during a migraine headache, arteries […]

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Pain Glossary and Management Terms

Posted on 05/17/2016

At Pain Consultants of West Florida, we know that medical jargon can sometimes be a challenge to fully understand. What exactly is a Videonystagmography? Is there a difference between a trigger point injection and facet joint injection? And what does low-level laser therapy actually treat? When our patients receive consultation and treatment, our doctors and […]

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Power Plate USA: Our Physical Therapists’ Partner in Pain Treatment

Posted on 05/17/2016

Our physical therapists now implement Power Plate USA products into their physical therapy regimens, and our patients are reaping the benefits. Bringing more than 15 years of experience in whole body vibration training, Power Plate technology accelerates our patients’ muscle strengthening routines to deliver faster and longer lasting results. Engineered to activate the body’s natural […]

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Advancements in Spinal Cord Stimulators Reduce Chronic Back Pain

Posted on 03/11/2016

Chronic back pain can be debilitating. The tiniest movements become the biggest challenges, and normal daily activities can feel uncomfortable. Luckily, through the years, many new solutions to combat chronic back pain have been discovered. One of those treatments is spinal cord stimulation. Spinal cord stimulation, approved by the FDA in 1989, has become a […]

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Supplements that can Help Reduce Pain

Posted on 11/30/2015

Do you know that being deficient in certain vitamins and minerals can negatively affect your joints, muscles, nerves and so much more? If you’re lacking vital nutrients, your body will tell you – often in the language of fatigue, lack of vitality, and pain. Read on to discover several key minerals and vitamins and nutrients […]

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Proper Technique is Key to Benefiting from Exercise

Posted on 11/30/2015

Improved sleep quality. More energy. Happier mood. These are just few of the life-changing benefits that regular exercise can have on the body and the mind. In addition to these benefits, exercise can also help with multiple types of pain, including back pain and joint pain. But the perks of exercise can quickly turn to […]

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My nerves went haywire and I was having all kinds of pain. Pain Consultants of West Florida took the pain completely and totally away. I was thrilled and I love ‘em.
Dorris McCool, patient, free from severe osteoporosis pain

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