How Simple Lifestyle Changes Can Help Reduce Pain

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 17, 2019 7:00:00 AM / by Florida Pain Relief Centers posted in Back Pain, Florida Pain Relief, Chronic Pain Management

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At Florida Pain Relief Centers, our board-certified pain management physicians rely on various alternative treatment methods to help patients live a more pain-free lifestyle.

Sometimes a pain condition warrants a minimally-invasive surgical procedure for relief, but in many cases, pain may be reduced by way of daily lifestyle changes, such as quitting smoking, reducing stress or even simple stretching techniques.

Here are some tips that you can use daily to reduce your pain:

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How Cigarette Smoking Affects Low Back Pain

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 10, 2019 7:00:00 AM / by Florida Pain Relief Centers posted in Back Pain, Low Back Pain, Florida Pain Relief

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Did you know that studies show that smoking cigarettes can increase low back pain? This means that people who smoke are more likely to develop chronic back pain than non-smokers.

A great deal of research has been conducted to determine the connection between smoking and pain. Here are some of the more notable conclusions resulting from these studies:

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Spinal Cord Stimulation for the Treatment of Chronic Back Pain

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 6, 2019 7:00:00 AM / by Florida Pain Relief Centers posted in Back Pain, Tampa Pain Relief Centers, Florida Pain Relief, Back Pain Treatments, Chronic Pain Management

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When more conservative pain management therapies have failed, Neurostimulation therapy (aka Spinal Cord Stimulation, or SCS) is often recommended for relief from chronic back pain. The SCS treatment has helped thousands of people significantly reduce their pain so they may return to their normal lifestyle activities.

The Spinal Cord Stimulator is an implantable device that interrupts pain signals before they reach the brain, replacing the pain with more pleasant sensations. The procedure is commonly recommended for patients who are suffering from Failed Back Surgery Syndrome (FBSS) resulting from previous spinal surgery.

The SCS treatment option affords many benefits to patients who undergo this procedure:

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Low Back Pain and Available Treatment Options

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 3, 2019 4:30:08 PM / by Florida Pain Relief Centers posted in Back Pain, Sarasota Pain Relief, Florida Pain Relief, Back Pain Treatments, Chronic Pain Management

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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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Central Florida PRC's Dr. Michael Creamer Recognized as "Top Doctor" for Pain Medicine

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 7, 2018 5:25:36 PM / by Florida Pain Relief Centers posted in Back Pain, Interventional Pain Medicine, Interventional Pain Management

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In the December 2018 edition of Orlando Magazine, Michael Creamer, D.O. is once again honored in the annual list of the Top Doctors in Orlando for Pain Medicine. This follows his "Top Doctor" recognitions for the years from 2002 through 2016.

The Top Doctors list is compiled by a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit research organization. The national Top Doctors list identifies more than 23,000 top-rated physicians in metropolitan areas across the country.

Central Florida Pain Relief Centers is proud to have Dr. Creamer as part of our expert staff, who are committed to providing caring, individualized care for Central Florida patients suffering from pain conditions.
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LSS Patient Finds Relief from Pain with Revolutionary New Treatment Option

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 4, 2018 5:37:46 PM / by Florida Pain Relief Centers posted in Back Pain, Interventional Pain Medicine, Medical Care, Leg Pain, Tampa Pain Relief Doctor, Lumbar Spinal Stenosis, Lumbar Indirect Decompression, Superion, LSS

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“90% relief... My back feels excellent!”

Those are the comments of a patient who recently found significant relief from the pain symptoms of Lumber Spinal Stenosis (LSS) thanks to a revolutionary new therapy called Superion.

Dr. Todd S. Traub of Tampa Pain Relief Centers treated patient Ed Sterling for his back and leg pain using this new, minimally invasive procedure that is changing the lives of patients suffering from Lumbar Spinal Stenosis by decompressing the nerves that are impinged in the spine.

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Sarasota Pain Management Physician Discusses Breakthrough Treatment Option for Relief from Spinal Stenosis

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 12, 2018 11:16:55 AM / by Florida Pain Relief Centers posted in Articles, Back Pain, Interventional Pain Medicine

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During our recent Community Lecture Series for Pain Awareness Month, Sarasota PRC's Dr. Amitabh Goel outlined the anatomy of the spine and the effects of Spinal Stenosis, a degenerative condition of the lumbar spine.

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Central Florida PRC's Dr. Michael Creamer Presents at the AAPMR Annual Assembly

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 5, 2018 9:58:15 PM / by Florida Pain Relief Centers posted in Back Pain, Interventional Pain Medicine, Interventional Pain Management

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Michael Creamer, DO, presented his Dedicated Poster at the AAPMR (American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation) annual assembly in Orlando, Florida. The conference took place from October 25th - 28th at the Orange County Convention Center.

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Sarasota Pain Management Expert Shares Five Ways to Improve Low Back Pain Without Medications or Surgery

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 30, 2018 5:59:13 PM / by Florida Pain Relief Centers posted in Back Pain, Interventional Pain Medicine, Pain Medicine, Chronic Pain, Pain Relief, Low Back Pain

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In Sarasota, Dr. Lance S. Cassell specializes in the treatment of patients with acute and chronic pain, and with physical impairments and disabilities secondary to both traumatic and non-traumatic causes.

One of the most common pain conditions Dr. Cassell encounters is low back pain, which affects an estimated 80% of the United States population at some point in their lives, according to the ACA.

Dr. Cassell offers patients relief from pain without need for traditional pain management methods such as back surgery or additive opioid medications, instead producing remarkable results with powerful alternative treatments.

In addition to the minimally invasive procedures provided at clinic locations in Sarasota, Dr. Cassell also provides helpful information about how to lessen back pain in our everyday lives. Here are his recommendations for steps you can begin right away to help prevent or alleviate suffering.

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