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Dr. Lee Receives M.I.L.D. Certification

Drlee

Recently, Dr. Marion Lee received certification to perform Minimally Invasive Lumbar Decompression (M.I.L.D.), the first minimally invasive surgical treatment for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis (LSS). M.I.L.D. provides immedi...

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CPM acquires new physician

Goodman

Centers for Pain Management is pleased to welcome Dr. Patrick Goodman to our staff. Dr. Goodman and his family have moved to Tifton from Augusta, they are originally from South Georgia and are excited to be returning ...

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CPM Opens 2nd Office in Cordele

Centers for Pain Management have opened their second location in Cordele, Georgia. This office will provide the same comprehensive care as the Tifton office for the treatment of a variety of conditions including: C...

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Qutenza Now on the Market

Qutenza® is a new treatment option that has been recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for post-shingles pain management. Post-shingles pain is also known as shingles-related neuropathic pain or ...

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Surprising Reasons You May Be In Pain

Often, the blame for our pain rests on the simple choices we make every day. The Cleveland Clinic Florida’s David Westerdahl, MD, shares a few examples – starting with flip-flops and foam-soled sandals. They pro...

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FDA Clears Cymbalta To Treat Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Cymbalta (duloxetine hydrochloride) to treat chronic musculoskeletal pain, including discomfort from osteoarthritis and chronic lower back pain. Cymbalta was first used t...

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University of Toronto Discovers Way to Zip Away Chronic Pain

Research from the University of Toronto suggests that a peptide inhibitor called ZIP could be crucial in zipping away some kinds of chronic pain. The new research, led by Professor Min Zhuo of the University of Toront...

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Douglas Location to Open January 5th, 2011

Centers for Pain Management will begin seeing patients in our Douglas location on January 5th, 2011. The office will be located at 1309 Ocilla Road in Douglas, Georgia. This is the office of Georgia Sports Medicine....

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FDA is Asking Drug Manufacturers to Limit Strength of Acetaminophen

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is asking drug manufacturers to limit the strength of acetaminophen in prescription drug products, which are predominantly combinations of acetaminophen and opioids. This ac...

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Look at Your Body to Reduce Pain

Source: Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council The team has been studying the relationships between sensory experiences – touch or pain, for example – bodily actions such as movement, and h...

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Finding Relief: Pain Management for Older Adults

Complaints of pain are the #1 reason people go to the doctor, and the incidence of painful conditions, such as arthritis, tend to increase with age. Pain affects more Americans than diabetes, heart disease, and cancer...

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Managing Chronic Pain - A Guide for Patients

Today most chronic pain can be managed. You can return to doing the things you did before the pain began. This video will help you: Be educated about your pain and possible treatments Be responsible about your use ...

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Living With Chronic Pain - Not Much of a Life

While acute pain is a normal sensation triggered in the nervous system to alert you to possible injury and the need to take care of yourself, chronic pain is different. Chronic pain persists. Pain signals keep firing ...

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painACTION Website Helps With Managing Chronic Pain

The painACTION website was developed by Inflexxion® with three grants from the National Institutes of Health. The stated goal of painACTION is “to help people improve their self-management of their pain conditio...

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ACPA's Consumer Guide to Pain Medications & Treatment

The American Chronic Pain Association has created both a supplement and video developed to inform chronic pain sufferers about their medications and treatment. This information is not meant to take the place of your ...

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September: Pain Awareness Month

Chronic pain affects an estimated 116 million American adults – this is more than the total affected by heart disease, cancer and diabetes combined, according to a recent Institute of Medicine story. In recogni...

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Videos on Pain Management from Leaders from American Academy of Pain Medicine

Acclaimed leaders from AAPM have come together to present a library of 21 videos sharing information on various topics including everything from defining chronic pain to medications to treatment goals. Videos feature...

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Weekly Radio Show on Pain Management Features Dr. Paul Christo

Dr. Paul Christo is a board certified, Harvard-trained anesthesiologist and Hopkins-trained pain medicine specialist and is one of America’s leading experts on relieving chronic pain. Dr. Christo hosts a weekly...

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Need Support?

Often those suffering with chronic pain are suffering alone. In addition to the physical maladies that chronic pain causes, there can be significant mental and emotional effects as well. American Chronic Pain Associ...

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September is Pain Awareness Month

The month of September has been set aside as Pain Awareness Month – this is a time when various organizations work to raise public awareness of issues in the area of pain and pain management. Raising awareness m...

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Important Notice Regarding Meningitis

Centers for Pain Management has never and is not currently using any products distributed or manufactured by NECC, the company that has recalled affected medications. If you feel like you are experiencing any symptom...

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Communication Tools for Visiting Your Doctor

Having good communication with your health care provider is so important in getting the help you need to live well in spite of your pain. The American Chronic Pain Association has provided some online tools that can ...

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What is Chronic Pain?

If you live with chronic pain, you know that chronic pain is different. In this video provided by the American Chronic Pain Association, Ed Covington, MD, director of the Cleveland Clinic Pain Management Program, expl...

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Eight Opioid Safety Practices for Patients and Caregivers

An opioid is described as being any group of medicinal substances that bind opioid receptors and are often given to sufferers of chronic pain. There are safety practices that go along with taking opioids, however, th...

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