pain and depression

The Link Between Pain and Depression

Pain and depression are closely linked. Studies show that pain can cause depression and depression can cause pain. Since pain and depression are so closely related, it is...

The Psychological Effects of Living with Pain

Millions of people in the United States have experienced chronic pain and it can have a major impact on your psyche. While you are dealing with chronic pain, it is also i...
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Should I See a Pain Management Specialist?

Chronic pain is exactly what it sounds like. It is an ongoing period of discomfort that causes people to feel almost constant pain in some part of their bodies. For p...
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The Facts About Cluster Headaches

Headaches are a common ailment, but they can be quite debilitating. A bad headache can make it hard to do your job, drive your kids around or simply get through your day....
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What are Hemicrania Continua Headaches?

Hemicrania continua headaches are a headache that causes constant pain on one side of your head or your face. It is a rare condition, but for people who suffer from it, t...
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The Hidden Costs of Dealing with Pain

Pain management impacts millions of Americans each year and costs the national economy billions of dollars. This is because chronic pain costs more than just the cost of...
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What is Idiopathic Intracranial Hypotension?

Idiopathic intracranial hypotension, sometimes known as pseudotumor cerebri, is a condition that causes pressure inside a person’s head even though there is no brain tumo...
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The Facts About Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain is something that impacts millions of people each year. The University of Maryland Medical Center estimates that 60 to 80% of American adults experience l...

Possible Causes of Upper Abdominal Pain

When you are experiencing upper abdominal pain, it can definitely be frustrating to deal with. Part of that frustration is that you may not know right away what is causin...
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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Relief Options

If you pinch a nerve in your wrist, you could develop carpal tunnel syndrome, a condition that makes your hand or arm feel numb or tingly. This can make your hand feel we...
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Pain Treatment Options for Cancer Patients

Getting diagnosed with cancer can be a difficult and overwhelming experience. You may be scared, you may be emotional and on top of all of that, you are in pain. While...
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Possible Causes of Lower Abdominal Pain

Lower abdominal pain can mean a lot of different things, from common ailments to more serious diseases. The cause of your pain might be something minor that could go away...
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Chronic Back Pain Management: What NOT to Do

Things to Avoid when Managing Chronic Back Pain Chronic pain conditions affect more than 116 million Americans daily, and costs Americans $560 to $635 billion, according...
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Strengthening the Doctor Patient Relationship

Five easy steps to create a strong doctor patient bond in the initial visit. The relationship between doctor and patient continues to be the keystone in quality medica...
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Natural Pain Relief

Healthy and Natural Habits for Managing Chronic Pain Many daily habits can cause, exacerbate, or ease the amount of pain you experience, and there are several tried and...

Causes and Symptoms of Lower Back Pain

Millions of people suffer from lower back pain. In fact, according to the American Chiropractic Association, it is the leading cause of disability worldwide and is the se...

Fibromyalgia Pain Relief

Fibromyalgia is defined as having chronic, widespread musculoskeletal pain. Researchers believe that the root of fibromyalgia could be related to overactive nerves in the...

Injections for Joint Pain

Joint pain, also called arthralgia, can be a debilitating, frustrating condition. It can develop in any joint in the body, though the knees, hips, and shoulders are the m...
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CRPS Symptoms and Treatment

Recently Dr. Rodolfo Gari, Medical Director of Florida Pain Relief Group in Tampa, appeared on WFLA's mid-day program called "DayTime" to talk about the symptoms and trea...

Diabetic Neuropathy Treatment

Tampa pain specialist Dr. Rodolfo Gari, Medical Director of Florida Pain Relief Group in Tampa, recently appeared on the WFLA program "Daytime". During his appearance he...

The Anatomy of Sacrum Pain

When people refer to sacrum pain, they are usually talking about pain that affects the sacroiliac (SI) joint in the spine. The sacrum is a triangular bone at the very bot...

Diabetes and Leg Pain

Is Diabetes the Cause of your Nerve Pain? Do you ever experience a pins-and-needles sensation in your legs? How about numbness or weakness? If you’ve answered yes to eit...

Are Sacroiliac Joint Injections Right for You?

Sacroiliac joint injections are used to treat dysfunction of the sacroiliac, or SI, joint, located at the bottom of the spine, just above the tailbone. This joint has a l...

Get the Facts About Cancer Pain

Having cancer changes your life. It affects your health, your work, and your family. And as anyone who has had cancer can tell you, the treatment for cancer can sometimes...

Get the Facts About Herniated Disc Pain

To determine the best treatment for a herniated disc, it’s important to know what causes this condition. On a daily basis, the spine is subjected to a large amount of str...

About Spinal Cord Stimulation

For patients who suffer from chronic pain in their limbs, neck and trunk, the options for pain relief can be limited. For some, pain medication works. But for others th...

Osteoporosis Pain Relief

Osteoporosis, which is a disease that affects the strength and density of the bones, is extremely common. It is estimated that more than three million Americans are newly...
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The 4 Quadrants of Abdominal Pain

The abdomen is a very busy part of the body. Since there are a lot of organs in the abdomen, one of the first thing that a medical professional is likely to ask you if yo...

Nerve Pain Relief

Nerve Pain Relief to Support a Healthier, More Active Lifestyle Upcoming summer activities, such as hiking and biking, can play a great role in nerve damage, and unfortun...

Concussions and Headaches

A headache following concussion will usually clear within a few minutes to days following trauma. Longer lasting headaches are known as post traumatic headache. (PTHA)...

Sciatica Symptoms and Treatment

If you’ve ever heard someone complain of low back pain, sciatica may have been the culprit. Sciatica is a term used to describe a group of symptoms that can develop in th...

Treating Nerve Root Pain

Nerve root pain originates in a nerve in the spine. Our nerves carry messages about sensations and control of muscles to our brain. When there are disorders of nerves,...

Joint Pain Relief

Get relief from joint pain in Tampa today Experiencing pain from bending or moving is something that many people accept as an inevitable result of getting older, or somet...

Treatment for Whiplash

Get relief from whiplash pain in Dallas. If you or someone you know has ever experienced neck pain following an auto accident or contact sport injury, whiplash was most l...

Painful Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

For people who have Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes, the disease comes with a host of other health concerns that must be monitored regularly. Among the more serious conditio...

Pain Medicine Side Effects

Get relief from pain without the risks of powerful pain medicines Tampa pain specialist Dr. Rodolfo Gari from Florida Pain Relief Group appeared on DayTime recently to ta...

Are Pinched Nerves Being a Pain

About Pinched Nerves A pinched or compressed nerve is one of the main reasons you experience back, neck, wrist or leg pain. The delicate nerve fibers get trapped, pinched...

Dealing With Middle Back Pain

So what is the thoracic spine? We always hear about lower back pain, but it's rarely mentioned on TV spots or magazine ads about middle (and upper) back pain, known to th...