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How to Get Ahead of Age-Related Knee Pain

Are your knees starting to hurt more as you age? Getting ahead of age-related knee pain can help you enjoy an active, healthy lifestyle for many more decades. Read on to learn what you can do so your joints don’t slow you down!

Jun 18th, 2019
How to Prevent a Herniated Disc From Causing You Pain

Herniated discs are a common cause of back pain, but the good news is, most pain can be treated with conservative approaches. If you've got disc-related back pain, here are three steps you can try to help you feel better.

May 13th, 2019
Tips to Prevent Neck Injuries

Neck problems are common, and most people will experience pain or injury in this part of the body at some time during their lives. Fortunately, you can reduce your risk of sustaining a neck injury by taking the proper precautions.  Follow these 6 tips!

Apr 23rd, 2019
How Stem Cell Therapy Can Help Treat Chronic Knee Pain

Stem cell therapy uses your own blood and bone marrow to help "regrow" healthy tissue in your knee so your joint can function normally again. The entire procedure is performed right in the office during a single appointment.

Mar 1st, 2019
Can an Epidural Steroid Injection Help My Condition?

Epidural steroid injections treat the nerves around your spine to "short-circuit" the process responsible for chronic pain. With the right treatment plan, injections can help you manage pain without long-term use of potentially harmful medication.

Feb 11th, 2019
Your Treatment Options for Finding Relief From a Herniated Disc

Even though herniated discs can cause a lot of pain, they often can be treated conservatively. But sometimes, surgical intervention is needed to relieve painful nerve compression. Learn about the two outpatient options that can help you feel better.

Jan 18th, 2019
Four Treatment Options to Consider for Your Joint Pain

Wondering what your options are for treating your joint pain? The doctors at Advanced Pain and Spine offer a number of joint pain treatments to residents of Virginia and Maryland. Read this article to find out more about possible remedies.

Dec 21st, 2018
5 Benefits of Stem Cell Therapy

Did you know that in 2014 almost 20,000 stem cell transplants took place in the United States? Moreover, there are almost 3,500 completed or ongoing trials using adult stem cells. Fortunately, Advanced Spine and Pain offers stem cell therapy.

Sep 26th, 2018
How an Epidural Steroid Injection Can Help Treat Pain

Epidural steroid injections, ESIs, are a non-surgical pain management solution. This minimally-invasive procedure relieves spine and extremity pain which may be caused by conditions such as inflamed nerve roots, disc degeneration or disc herniation.

Aug 22nd, 2018
What Are Ketamine Infusions?

Infusions of ketamine — a drug used as a surgical anesthetic and as a treatment for medication-resistant depression — can also help people with certain kinds of chronic pain, reducing their suffering and improving their quality of life.

Jul 5th, 2018
Lifestyle Changes to Prevent Lower Back Pain

The way you approach everyday living can affect the health of your lower back. Adopt lifestyle habits that promote a pain-free spine, so you reduce your risk of low back pain.

Jun 19th, 2018
Will a Herniated Disc Heal on Its Own?

Herniated discs can cause pain and mobility issues that affect the long-term quality of life. While herniated disc pain can resolve on its own, you may still need medical intervention.

Apr 17th, 2018
Best Stretches for Hip Pain

If you’re among the 7% of adults who suffers from hip pain and stiffness, a properly designed exercise routine can help increase your mobility and minimize discomfort. Read on to learn five hip stretches to keep you limber.

Feb 7th, 2018
Preventing Chronic Pain: What You Can Do Today

If you have a chronic condition that’s causing pain on a regular basis, here are some helpful tips for minimizing your pain so you won’t have to miss out on living your life to the fullest.

Jan 4th, 2018