Pain Conditions

Many people consider “arthritis” a single issue, but there are more than 100 types of arthritis and “like diseases.” Integrated Pain Consultants helps all types of arthritis sufferers with pain management and relief. Still, just a few types of arthritis are the most common. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that over 30 percent of adults with...

At Integrated Pain Consultants, many patients come into the office and say, “I have neuropathy” and aren’t sure what to do next. Having patients feel this way is common because many diagnoses of neuropathy, or nerve damage, are “idiopathic.” In other words, there’s no known cause for the nerve damage. Don’t worry though, even if your neuropathy is idiopathic; there...

If you’ve been diagnosed with a compression fracture, you know first-hand how small damages can add up to a lot of back pain. Those with compression fractures are usually 55+ and have been experiencing microscopic cracks in the vertebrae for many years. Hairline fractures may not cause pain on their own, but en masse they can cause the vertebrae to...

The human body is a complex machine with numerous parts, and types of parts. Integrated Pain Consultants works with patients suffering from a variety of complaints, but one of the most common is rotator cuff syndrome. The shoulder is the most complex joint in the body, featuring numerous parts (many of them small) that move in every possible plane. It's...

At Integrated Pain Consultants, many patients arrive and say, "I have neuropathy" - but nobody has clearly explained what this means and what treatment options are available. What Exactly is Neuropathy? As the name suggests, neuropathy impacts the nervous system, and humans' nervous system is divided into the central and peripheral systems. The job of the peripheral nervous system is to send...

People might joke that hip pain and broken hips are the hallmarks of old age, but anyone can suffer from hip pain. It's one of the most common types of joint pain, and a top reason patients seek out medication management for pain. Surprisingly, the pelvis (which is part of the hip system) is the most unique part of the...

Facet joint arthritis is one of the most common causes of intense low back pain and neck pain. Most adults complain of back pain, and the odds increase with age. However, the degree of pain can vary. Facet joint arthritis is linked with disabling pain, but there's good news. This type of arthritis almost never involves spinal nerves and there...

The odds of being diagnosed with neuropathy nearly quadruples when we reach the 55-age benchmark. Integrated Pain Consultants sees numerous patients suffering from neuropathy, sometimes to debilitating degrees. There are many reasons why peripheral neuropathy risk increases as we age, and one of the factors is simply a higher risk of suffering from physical trauma and certain diseases. Both can...

The specialists at Integrated Pain Consultants often see patients complaining of neck pain. It's one of the most common complaints (right up there with back pain), and can stem from a host of diseases, disorders, or traumas. Some of the most common causes of neck pain include degenerative disc disease, neck strain, herniated discs, pinched nerves, and trauma such as...