Using Occipital Nerve Blocks for Cervicogenic Headaches

Headaches are a fairly common complaint. Headaches can arise for a number of reasons and may or may not be related to another condition. Cervicogenic headaches are defined as headaches that are caused by some disorder of the neck. One of the many treatments offered


Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is an inflammatory degenerative condition with a number of symptoms that can decrease a patient’s quality of life. As an autoimmune disease, multiple sclerosis has no formal treatment. However, transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) has been shown to help reduce some of the


The Many Benefits of Epidural Steroid Injections

Epidural steroid injections are one of the most popular forms of intervention medicine available at a San Diego pain management center. An epidural injection allows patients to receive medication, usually, a steroid mixed with an anesthetic delivered directly into a painful or injured area. This

The Importance of Individualized Treatment Plans for Pain Management

At Pacific Medical they recognize the importance of individualized treatments for pain management. No two patients are the same, and trying to fit everyone into the same box would not provide patients with the care and attention that they deserve. This article will discuss the

Should I Use an Epidural Injection During Labor?

Having a baby is no walk in the park. Many women report that labor is among the most painful experiences that they’ve had. Nonetheless, childbirth is a vital part of human life and women deserve to take advantage of opportunities that can make it less

Can Radiofrequency Ablation Help With Arthritis Pain?

Arthritis is a painful condition that affects the bones and joints. It is degenerative and gets worse as the wear and tear on the joints become more intense. Arthritis can cause pain and decrease range of motion. There are many potential therapies for the treatment

Restorative Pain Management San Diego – Treatments and Solutions

Restorative pain management is a branch of medicine that takes advantage of the body‘s natural healing capabilities and provides a supplemental approach that complements other treatments. These treatments encourage and facilitate recovery by engaging and bolstering certain body processes without relying too heavily on external

Electrothermal Therapy for Back Pain

Intradiscal electrothermal therapy (IDET) is a form of treatment that is used to help people who struggle with chronic pain in the lower back. The treatment works by targeting nerves that exist in between the vertebrae (discs) of the spinal cord. This article will explore

Spine Health

As many as 80 percent of adults suffer from back pain during some part of their life. Some of this is hard to avoid – if not impossible. Aging is hard on backs, and some conditions are simply a matter of wear and tear. Other

Radiofrequency Ablation at San Diego Restorative Pain Management Center

When it comes to chronic pain, you’re always looking for an effective treatment. Ideally, these treatments will be fairly simple and minimally invasive. This is one of the reasons that many people with pain choose to receive a radiofrequency ablation treatment. Radiofrequency ablation, also known

Psychological Care for Pain

When it comes to pain management, oftentimes people most often think of physical therapy. However, for some, psychological therapy will be just as important as physical therapy. A San Diego pain management center may encourage pain psychology as a supplemental treatment for pain management. This

Diagnosing Yourself Online

They call it Google University, and it’s become the most widely used and – oops – the most widely misused education on the planet. It is, in fact, a blessing and a curse.   The promises of open-source technology are indisputably making the world a