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FREE Community Lecture Series for Pain Awareness Month- Join Us!

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 15, 2019 8:12:58 PM / by Florida Pain Relief Centers posted in Back Pain, Interventional Pain Medicine, Tampa Pain Relief Centers

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September 2019, Florida Pain Relief Centers will present complimentary opportunities for learning and sharing in Tampa & Sarasota, Florida — and you’re invited!

FPRC Pain Management physicians will be speaking LIVE on topics related to the latest interventional treatment options available for patients suffering from chronic pain conditions.

2 Convenient Locations to Choose From!

(Please RSVP Promptly — seating is limited.)

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What is Interventional Pain Management?

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 13, 2019 8:00:00 AM / by Florida Pain Relief Centers posted in Pain Medicine, Pain Medication, Florida Pain Relief, Chronic Pain Management

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Interventional Pain Management (aka Interventional Pain Medicine) is a medical sub-specialty which treats chronic or severe pain by disrupting the pain cycle using alternative interventions including, but not limited to:

By employing cutting-edge treatment options in conjunction with holistic therapies to relieve chronic pain, pain management physicians are able to effectively treat the whole patient, as opposed to addressing only their pain symptoms.

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Is Pain Medication Really Necessary for Relief?

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 6, 2019 8:00:00 AM / by Florida Pain Relief Centers posted in Pain Medicine, Pain Medication, Florida Pain Relief, Chronic Pain Management

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Many people are reluctant to take pain medications to relieve their suffering, and with good reason. The potential side effects alone may be cause for hesitation, and if that’s not enough, the risk of addiction is a very real concern for those who simply want to be free of their pain.

When pain cannot be controlled through methods other than over-the-counter or prescription drugs, it might be well worth any risks or side effects of taking pain medicine; but let’s consider some alternative treatment methods that may bring relief from pain without need for medications.

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How to Know Which Pain Medicine is Best for Your Pain

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 1, 2019 12:01:19 PM / by Florida Pain Relief Centers posted in Pain Medicine, Pain Medication, Florida Pain Relief, Chronic Pain Management

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When it comes to pain relief medicine, it can be difficult to determine which will be the best option for your individual situation and specific type of pain. Many people are hesitant to take pain medications unless absolutely necessary because of potential side effects, particularly if they're unsure which medicine they should choose to begin with.

By understanding the risks associated with various pain medications, and what type of pain each medicine targets, those in pain may find it easier to choose an optimal pain relief solution for their situation.

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What Are the Drawbacks of Taking Prescription Pain Medications?

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 23, 2019 12:44:16 PM / by Florida Pain Relief Centers posted in Pain Medicine, Pain Medication, Florida Pain Relief, Chronic Pain Management

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When pain from a chronic condition, surgery or sudden injury cannot be relieved by way of over-the-counter medicines, a prescription strength pain medication may be necessary for relief.

While the benefits of such medication for comfort are obvious, patients should be advised of some less obvious drawbacks to be considered when taking these medicines.

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What Pain Patients Should Know About Addiction to Pain Medications

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 15, 2019 3:02:42 PM / by Florida Pain Relief Centers posted in Pain Medicine, Pain Medication, Florida Pain Relief, Chronic Pain Management

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The number of people becoming addicted to prescription opioids, such as morphine, codeine, oxycodone and hydrocodone, is increasing every year in the United States.

Opioid addiction affects individuals of all ages and from all walks of life, many of whom would never take illicit drugs but are willing to take pain relief medication when prescribed by a physician for a specific pain condition.

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Can Diet Impact Chronic Pain Management?

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 11, 2019 5:43:53 PM / by Florida Pain Relief Centers posted in Chronic Pain Management

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Patients suffering from chronic and neuropathic pain conditions recognize that effectively managing their disorder often requires a comprehensive approach. Working with licensed and board-certified clinicians trained in customized treatment plans that integrate the very latest therapies, treatments, and innovations to seize progression is essential to prohibiting and reducing prolonged aches and pains. However, it's also crucial to modify lifestyle routines and daily habits to support and promote holistic health with long-term, sustainable results.

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Spinal Stenosis: Managing This Degenerative and Chronic Pain Condition

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 26, 2019 4:27:13 PM / by Florida Pain Relief Centers posted in Florida Pain Relief, Spinal Health, Chronic Pain Management, Neck Pain

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A wide range of factors can cause chronic pain conditions. Genetics, diseases, diet, accidents, and physical injuries can all increase the risk of enduring a multitude of debilitating long-term disorders that impact mobility and overall quality of life. Even those of us who manage to make it through decades without an acute, neuropathic, or chronic episode may still have to worry about age-induced pain symptoms.

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Managing Your Chronic Pain: How to Talk to Your Doctor

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 21, 2019 12:40:20 PM / by Florida Pain Relief Centers posted in Florida Pain Relief Centers, Florida Pain Relief, Chronic Pain Management

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At Florida Pain Relief Centers, we know that discussing your chronic and neuropathic pain condition with your healthcare provider is essential to receive the treatment and therapies needed for relief. However, we also recognize that talking about discomfort, loss of mobility, and reduced quality of life for patients is often more challenging than they realize. Unlike other disorders and syndromes that utilize sophisticated medical equipment to assist with the diagnosis and care process, there's no designated monitor doctors can use to get a firm understanding of pain levels; clinicians and patients must work closely with each other to establish a baseline for moving forward with treatment.

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Understanding the Signs And Causes of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 20, 2019 12:50:55 PM / by Florida Pain Relief Centers posted in Chronic Pain Management

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In many ways, modern technology makes our lives easier, more convenient, and more comfortable. However, sometimes, innovation can have potentially severe and chronic consequences. Our increasing dependency on all things digital and automated can have a negative impact on our physical strength, health, and wellness. Lower back pain, sitting disease, and text neck are just a few of the many chronic pain conditions that have surged over the last decade with our steadily increasing use of smart phones, computers, and other electronic devices.

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