Hurricane Preparedness Tips for Florida Pain Patients

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 29, 2019 4:08:19 PM / by Florida Pain Relief Centers posted in Pain Medicine, Pain Relief, Florida Pain Relief Centers

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When  severe  weather approaches, it can certainly be stressful, particularly for those living with chronic pain conditions.

Here are some helpful tips to help you get prepared when the forecast calls for extreme weather ahead:

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PRP and Stem Cells for Treatment of Chronic Pain

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 29, 2019 6:00:00 AM / by Florida Pain Relief Centers posted in Pain Medicine, Sarasota Pain Relief, Stem Cells, Florida Pain Relief

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When it comes to innovative technologies and procedures for treatment of chronic pain conditions, Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Stem Cells have the potential to be powerful remedies in the field of regenerative medicine.

These injection technologies, which may be used alone or in conjunction with one another, stimulate the body’s natural healing powers to repair and restore damaged tissues from injuries such as tears, cartilage damage or overuse conditions.

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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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5 Tips for Better Pain Control Over the Holiday Season

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 7, 2018 5:26:40 PM / by Florida Pain Relief Centers posted in Pain Medicine, Pain Relief, Florida Pain Relief Centers

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The holiday season is upon us! "It's the most wonderful time of the year..." but suffering from a painful condition can diminish the ability to fully enjoy and participate in all the seasonal festivities this time of year has to offer. 

At Florida Pain Relief Centers, our expert pain management physicians are committed to providing solutions that help reduce suffering for people in pain, and restore them a more enjoyable quality of life. If you are living with pain, we'd like to offer the following useful information to help make your holidays more merry and bright...

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Dr. Edward Lubin Joins Pain Relief Centers

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 30, 2018 6:01:10 PM / by Florida Pain Relief Centers posted in Articles, Interventional Pain Medicine, Pain Medicine

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Tampa Pain Relief Centers is proud to announce the addition of Dr. Edward Lubin to our staff of experienced pain management specialists.

Dr. Lubin is board certified in anesthesia, pain medicine, and preventive medicine, and has been practicing medicine for more than twenty years.

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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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