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 Interventional Pain Medicine, medical care, tampa pain relief doctor, lumbar indirect decompression, superion, back pain, leg pain, lumbar spinal stenosis, 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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Neuromodulation Therapy Helps Relieve Pain for Military Veteran

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 19, 2018 3:22:00 PM / by Florida Pain Relief Centers posted in Interventional Pain Medicine, medical care, tampa pain relief doctor, spinal cord stimulation, neurostimulation therapy

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In Florida, Tampa area patients are finding substantial pain relief with neuromodulation therapy, (also known as spinal cord stimulation,) which involves an implantable device that "interrupts" pain signals before they reach the brain. The device replaces pain signals with a more pleasant, soothing sensation.

To date, neuromodulation has helped effectively reduce pain for thousands of patients so they could return to their normal activities. It is most commonly recommended for a condition known as Failed Back Surgery Syndrome (FBSS), which affects approximately 40 percent of patients who have had previous spinal surgery. 

In the case of a recent Brandon, FL patient, 20 years in the military with multiple injuries and surgeries left him with nerve damage and pain.  After thorough consultation and examination, Dr. Bruce Piszel of Tampa Pain Relief Centers recommended neuromodulation therapy for the patient, who experienced significant relief as a result of the treatment.

Watch (or read) what patient Rob Smith had to say about the results of his neuromodulation therapy...

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Amputees Find Relief from Phantom Limb Pain with DRG Stimulation Therapy

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 13, 2018 1:41:05 AM / by Florida Pain Relief Centers posted in back pain, Interventional Pain Medicine, tampa pain relief doctor, DRG Stimulation

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After undergoing the amputation of a limb, patients may experience Phantom Limb Pain (PLP), a neuropathic condition in which pain is perceived as emanating from the amputated limb. This condition is difficult to treat using common pharmaceutical options, which are often ineffective or unbearable for the patient.

In search of an alternative solution for PLP and other pain-producing conditions, clinical trials were conducted to study the effects of Dorsal Root Ganglion (DRG) Stimulation therapy in patients experiencing pain. While the results varied between different clinical studies and patients, common consensus found that DRG Stimulation can be an effective tool in the treatment of pain arising from PLP and other conditions, with a high average of pain reduction in a majority of patients.

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Dr. Miguel Attias of Tampa PRC Offers Powerful Alternative for Pain Relief Without Addictive Medications

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 3, 2018 2:09:01 PM / by Florida Pain Relief Centers posted in back pain, Interventional Pain Medicine, tampa pain relief doctor, spinal cord stimulation

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Dr. Attias has been practicing specialized pain management in Palm Harbor for nearly a decade, and he was one of the first physicians in the area to begin offering an opioid-free alternative treatment after it was approved by the FDA in 2015: Spinal Cord Stimulation.

Since that time, he has seen patients’ lives improved dramatically due to this alternative treatment that eliminates the need for addictive pain medications by way of a battery-operated device that's implanted into the patient to control pain through constant electronic impulses directly into the nerves.

Dr. Attias asserts that opioids are ineffective in treating long-term chronic pain due to tolerance build-up and the potential for addiction, whereas the alternative spinal cord stimulation treatment enables patients to feel only relief, without the side effects of opioid medications.

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Dr. Traub of Tampa PRC Outlines Alternative to Surgery for Spinal Stenosis Sufferers

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 29, 2018 2:20:31 PM / by Florida Pain Relief Centers posted in back pain, Interventional Pain Medicine, Spinal Stenosis, tampa pain relief doctor

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On March 19, 2018, Dr. Traub of Tampa Pain Relief Centers gave an informative educational lecture for patients suffering from Spinal Stenosis. The event was sponsored by Vertiflex at Hyatt Place in Tampa, Florida.


Left to right: Nick Villarreal from Vertiflex, Dr. Traub of Tampa Pain Relief Centers, Ryan Mullen, Tampa Marketing Representative and E.J. Amo from Vertiflex 

The topic of this seminar was provide valuable information about an alternative treatment for pain relief without surgery, for patients who either want to avoid undergoing a major procedure, or who can't withstand the demanding process of traditional spinal surgery.

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Coming Event: Spinal Cord Stimulation Physician Discussion with Dr. Jose Rivera

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 16, 2018 12:41:37 AM / by Florida Pain Relief Centers posted in back pain, leg pain, spinal cord stimulation, tampa, tampa pain relief centers, tampa pain relief doctor

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Tampa Pain Relief Centers and Boston Scientific would like to inform you about an advanced procedure that is helping patients with...

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