At Southside Pain Specialists, we are committed to quality pain treatment with cost effective, evidence-based treatment options. We follow the standards provided by the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, The American Board of Pain Medicine and the International Spinal Injection Society. We strongly believe that a clear diagnosis should be established in order to provide more cost effective treatment. Most important is that the treatment is effective and improves the patients perception of pain, quality of life and physical functioning.
We treat our pain patients with the dignity and respect that they deserve. Our nursing line is monitored to handle necessary patient care. All appointments are made by physician referral only. Patient compliance is important and is monitored through in-office and laboratory drug screening. At Southside Pain Specialists, we pledge to give you the best possible care at a time when you need it the most.
Posted on Wednesday March 1, 2017
What Are Nerve Blocks? Nerve blocks work as a way of disrupting pain signals in nerves before the brain has a chance to process that pain. This is achieved by injecting a special medicine around the nerve, essentially “blocking” pain transmission. What Does a Nerve Block Do and How Can It Help? A nerve block can
Posted on Wednesday January 18, 2017
When looking for a chronic back pain management solution, it’s hard to know which treatments will work or last in the long run. You may be prescribed different types of medication and even surgery or more visits to specialists. Here are some tips for finding the best pain management solution and maintaining a pain-free life.
Posted on Wednesday January 4, 2017
Spinal cord stimulation is recommended for those with neuropathic or radicular pain. Sometimes, amputees who suffer from “phantom pain” may require this surgery. Other candidates may be those who suffer from chronic pain following other types of surgery. If you have ever considered seeking professional medical help for pain relief, here is what you should
Posted on Friday November 18, 2016
Myth #1 – Osteoporosis only affects women Osteoporosis is a serious bone disease that affects both women and men. According to the National Institutes of Health, over 40 million men and women in the United States either have Osteoporosis OR are in danger of getting it because they already have low bone density. The National
Posted on Thursday October 13, 2016
Like many people we see in our clinic, you may be wondering if you have migraines. We know it can be difficult to tell since migraine symptoms vary so much in range. The purpose of this article is to assist anyone who doesn’t know what migraines feel like, and shed light on the range of
Posted on Tuesday September 27, 2016
Do have very severe acute back pain that feels better with rest? Do you have pain throughout your lower extremities? These could all be symptoms caused by a spinal compression fracture in your spinal column or vertebrae. Spinal Compression Fractures – What are they? Spinal compression fractures are bone fractures caused by compression of the