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5 Risk Factors for Osteoarthritis

5 Risk Factors for Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a painful and common disease that tends to worsen over time. Learn about some of the risk factors so you can take preventive steps and tend to any symptoms that arise.
Mar 2nd, 2024
Epidurals Aren't Just for Childbirth

Epidurals Aren't Just for Childbirth

If lingering pain has you down and treatment attempts haven’t cut it, you may be a candidate for an epidural. Learn how the injections work and what conditions they help treat.
Dec 13th, 2023
Why Car Accident Injury Treatment Is Essential

Why Car Accident Injury Treatment Is Essential

No matter how mild or severe a car accident injury seems, getting the right treatment is crucial for your ensured well-being. Learn why proper treatment matters and the ways we can help.
Mar 8th, 2023
How Does a Spinal Cord Stimulation Trial Work?

How Does a Spinal Cord Stimulation Trial Work?

If you’re bothered by chronic pain and wish to avoid major surgery, spinal cord stimulation may be a prime solution. Here’s what to expect from a spinal cord stimulation trial.
Dec 2nd, 2022
RSD and Joint Pain: How Are They Linked?

RSD and Joint Pain: How Are They Linked?

If you’re living with the pain of RSD, there’s a good chance your joints are affected. Learn how these issues are linked and what to do about your symptoms.
Jul 1st, 2022
5 Ways to Manage Rheumatoid Arthritis

5 Ways to Manage Rheumatoid Arthritis

Living with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can be challenging, but proper management can go a long way in dealing with this painful and debilitating condition. Learn how to not only cope with RA, but lower your risk for complications.
Jun 1st, 2022
Can Stress and Sleep Loss Cause Headaches?

Can Stress and Sleep Loss Cause Headaches?

If you’re enduring high stress or low sleep, a headache might be virtually inevitable. Understand the link between these issues so you can get the relief you need.
May 1st, 2022
The Benefits of Exercise for Osteoarthritis

The Benefits of Exercise for Osteoarthritis

Exercise may not appeal to you when your joints feel achy and stiff, but proper exercise can reduce your osteoarthritis symptoms. You don’t want to miss out on these benefits.
Mar 1st, 2022
How Does Decompression for Spinal Stenosis Work?

How Does Decompression for Spinal Stenosis Work?

If you’re bothered by spinal stenosis, you may want to consider decompression. This minimally invasive treatment can reduce pain and weakness, getting you back to a fuller, more comfortable life.
Feb 1st, 2022
Avoid Surgery with an Epidural

Avoid Surgery with an Epidural

An epidural helps block pain signals between your spine and brain. If you’re a good candidate, an epidural can mean lasting pain relief that may even prevent the need for surgery.
Jan 1st, 2022
5 Ways to Manage Fibromyalgia Pain

5 Ways to Manage Fibromyalgia Pain

Fibromyalgia pain is no joke, but it can be managed. With a customized plan that addresses your medical and lifestyle needs, you can experience less pain and greater life satisfaction.
Dec 1st, 2021
Best Ways to Alleviate CRPS Symptoms

Best Ways to Alleviate CRPS Symptoms

CRPS pain and inflammation can make going about your daily life difficult. While there’s no known cure for complex regional pain syndrome, an effective treatment plan can significantly minimize your symptoms.
Oct 1st, 2021
All About Spinal Decompression

All About Spinal Decompression

If you’re dealing with back pain that won’t let up, you may need to have the pressure relieved in your spine. Little does as well as spinal decompression, a nonsurgical treatment that can bring very positive results.
Aug 3rd, 2021

What Are the Risk Factors for Post-Laminectomy Syndrome?

Post-laminectomy syndrome, a painful condition, sometimes occurs after back surgery — surgery that was supposed to ease your pain. If you’re considering a laminectomy, read on to learn about the risk factors for post-laminectomy syndrome.
Jun 13th, 2021

Help! I Get Frequent Headaches

Headaches can range from mildly irritating to completely debilitating. Getting them frequently only adds to the frustration. Read on to learn about chronic daily headaches and what can be done to treat them.
May 13th, 2021

5 Causes of Spinal Stenosis

If you have spinal stenosis, you’re likely familiar with the effects it has on your body, especially the back pain. But do you know what causes spinal stenosis? Read on to find out.
Apr 8th, 2021

What To Do When Your Back Surgery Fails

Have you had back surgery but still notice persistent or recurrent pain? You could be experiencing post-laminectomy syndrome. Read on to discover what treatment options are available to you.
Feb 9th, 2021

Get up and Move in the New Year To Combat Joint Pain

Joint pain from osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis can have a big impact on your quality of life. If left untreated, other serious health conditions can arise as well. Here’s how movement can help.
Jan 10th, 2021

How Can Interventional Medicine Resolve My Chronic Pain?

Have conservative treatments been unsuccessful in treating your chronic pain? Don’t want the stress of undergoing major surgery? Interventional medicine may be your best option. Read on to learn what it is and how it can help.
Sep 30th, 2020

How You May Benefit From Spinal Cord Stimulation

Are you living with chronic back pain that just won’t go away with the nonsurgical pain management regimens you’ve been following? If so, read on to see if spinal cord stimulation can bring you the relief you’ve been waiting for.
Jul 22nd, 2020

Chronic Pain and Emotional Health

Your physical well-being and emotional health are closely connected. Read on to see how chronic pain could be affecting your emotional health.
Jun 4th, 2020

More Than Fatigue: Lesser-Known Fibromyalgia Symptoms

Fibromyalgia comes in many forms, and people have different experiences. There are several commonly known symptoms, but there are some other symptoms that you may not know about. Here are some of the lesser-known symptoms.
May 12th, 2020

What Can Vertiflex Do for Your Spinal Stenosis?

Are your daily routines and favorite activities being interrupted by the pain associated with spinal stenosis? If so, read on to learn about how Vertiflex can help relieve your symptoms and pave the way to a pain-free life.
Apr 24th, 2020

The Symptoms of Spinal Stenosis and What to Do About It

Spinal stenosis is a common condition, but that doesn’t make it any less frustrating. If you’re suffering from tingling, pain, or numbness in your extremities, it’s time to find out for sure if you have spinal stenosis.
Feb 1st, 2020

Top 5 Ways to Help Alleviate Your Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain

Rheumatoid arthritis can be painful, but you can take steps to alleviate your pain and prevent future flare-ups. Learning how to manage your rheumatoid arthritis pain now not only reduces your pain, but it also prevents long-term joint damage.
Jan 1st, 2020

More Solutions for Fibromyalgia Pain Than Ever Before

Fibromyalgia affects as many as 1 in 50 Americans, producing symptoms of chronic pain and fatigue. With no known cause or cure, the management of symptoms is the focus of treatment, and new strategies are emerging regularly. Read on to learn more.
Nov 1st, 2019
Here at Houston Pain Specialists, under the experienced guidance of Dr. Hui Kang, our team of pain management specialists und

Should You Get an Epidural for Your Chronic Back Pain?

An incredible 20% of Americans with acute back pain go on to be plagued by chronic problems with pain. If you want to find much-needed relief, explore how an epidural injection may be just the solution you’re looking for to get your life back.
Sep 10th, 2019