Your Primary Care doctor has referred you to pain management…now what? What can you expect? What conditions are treated in pain management? Is pain management just medication? What if I do not like to take medication?
Sciatica refers to pain that radiates along the path of the sciatic nerve, which branches from your lower back through your hips and buttocks and down each leg. Typically, sciatica affects only one side of your body.
There was a question asked among one of our viewers regarding Fibromyalgia. The topic is a very vast one so this will be an overview of the condition and some of the treatment methods utilized at NovaSpine Pain Institute.
Depression- Dealing with pain day after day can lead to hopelessness and depression. If the depression is ignored, it can magnify and make physical and emotional recovery more difficult.
That is a great question. Narcan/Naloxone is the antidote medication given if an overdose of an opioid medication is suspected. Overdose symptoms include extreme drowsiness, decreased level of consciousness and slowed shallow breathing