Dr. Myrdalis Díaz-Ramírez

Dr. Myrdalis Díaz-Ramírez
Dr. Myrdalis Díaz-Ramírez is a board-certified pain management specialist and anesthesiologist. With over 10 years’ field experience, Dr. Díaz-Ramírez is an innovator in the mild pain management procedure, holding the distinction of being one of the first physicians to perform it in Sarasota County.

Recent Posts

Meteoropathy: The Weather's Impact on Chronic Pain

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 23, 2020 7:00:00 AM / by Dr. Myrdalis Díaz-Ramírez posted in Chronic Pain Management

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Many times, patients complain of increased pain "because of the weather." On a single day, there are easily 4-5 patients complaining that their joints hurt because of the weather being colder, or because rain is imminent. This change in pain that occurs with climate or weather shifts is called meteoropathy .
 
Many patients with different types of arthritis or headaches, as well as patients who have had surgeries with implants, will likely experience this at some point. Even patients with less common conditions, like multiple sclerosis, may feel their discomfort levels increase or decrease based on what's happening outside their windows.
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What Is Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS)?

[fa icon="calendar'] May 31, 2019 6:28:04 PM / by Dr. Myrdalis Díaz-Ramírez posted in Spinal Health

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The history of using electricity as a pain treatment approach dates back hundreds—possibly even thousands—of years. Earlier civilizations that lived by the water are believed to have started the practice of electricity as a therapy with the use of ... a fish.

It was discovered that the Mediterranean torpedo fish, a member of the electric ray family, offered surprising treatment benefits for people suffering from a variety of painful ailments. These cultures realized that, when applied to the afflicted body part, the electricity released from the torpedo fish would help relieve chronic aches and discomfort.

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