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Why do I get lower back pain with PMS?

There could be multiple reasons for back pain, around the time of your period: 1. Not drinking enough water – this can affect the whole body system, and is especially important around your period. 2. Circulatory problems can cause aches and pains – key symptoms are cold hands and feet. 3. Posture could be a […]

What’s the difference between hemp and marijuana?

SAN ANTONIO – Taking a closer look at both the marijuana and hemp plants and you will discover the huge difference between the two. As we begin to see more hemp products and farming in Texas following state laws being loosened to allow it, it’s important to understand those differences. While they are both in the […]

What is Spinal Cord Stimulation?

Spinal Cord Stimulation Spinal cord stimulation patients use an implanted device to send electrical signals to the spinal cord in order to provide pain relief. The stimulator is activated by the patient using a remote control that triggers the implanted device to send electrical signals to the spine. The internal stimulator consists of electrodes placed […]

What is Radiofrequency Neuroablation?

Radiofrequency Neuroablation Radiofrequency neuroablation, also known as, radiofrequency neurotomy is a procedure used to treat pain symptoms in patients with chronic pain when other less invasive treatment options such as medication and physical therapy have not been able to provide relief. Radiofrequency neuroablation may also be used in cases when surgery is not an option. […]

Foods to Avoid with Fibromyalgia

A sensitivity to pain is a well-known common symptom of fibromyalgia. Many symptoms can be made worse with a poor diet. Following an anti-inflammatory diet and being aware of food sensitivities can help people with fibromyalgia get the most out of their food while avoiding symptom flare-ups. Foods Likely to Make Fibromyalgia Symptoms Worse: According […]

Exercise & Chronic Pain

Exercise & Chronic Pain 4 reasons why exercise helps relieve chronic pain: Exercise is probably going to be part of your treatment plan for your chronic back pain. More often than not, resorting to bedrest can make the symptoms of back pain worse. There are many benefits to exercise, including: 1. Exercise keeps your joints moving. […]

6 Treatment Options for Managing Chronic Pain.

6 Treatment Options for Managing Chronic Pain. Fortunately there are many treatment options for pain management that does not required the use of pain medications. Below is a list of common options that you will find Apex Pain Specialists recommending for their patients. Our Chandler pain management clinic is home to Dr. Reddy MD. & […]