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Phantom Limb Pain: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Amputations are one of the most difficult medical experiences a person can go through. Not only is one’s mobility and lifestyle affected but the grief of losing an appendage can turn someone’s life around. In many cases, both the body and mind have trouble adjusting to the loss of a limb which can result in […]


What Is Interventional Pain Management?

Chronic pain is one of the most common complaints of patients in the U.S., with approximately 50 million Americans (over 20% of the population) experiencing some type of pain regularly. Causes range from work-related injuries to repetitive stress, but these patients share one thing in common: they want relief, and in many cases, interventional pain […]

What Is Pain Management?

Chronic pain is unfortunately one of the most common causes of doctor’s visits in America. All over the country, people are searching for answers to their back, joint, muscle, and all-over body pain with very few answers from their general practitioner. However, the answers they are searching for can be found, with the help of […]

What is Causalgia?

Are you suffering from long-lasting, intense pain after a nerve injury? If so, you’ve likely been through the wringer when trying to find pain solutions that work. Many nerve injuries, and the chronic pain that often comes with them, go undiagnosed and thus untreated for many years. If you’re struggling to find solutions, you may […]


Physician Partners of America welcomes Dr. Rinoo Shah to our Fort Worth practice

Physician Partners of America (PPOA) is pleased to announce the addition of a new board-certified pain medicine specialist to its Fort Worth, TX practice. Dr. Rinoo Vasant Shah, M.D., M.B.A., is board certified in pain medicine, physical medicine, and rehabilitation. He has been practicing medicine since 1995 and completed a residency in clinical anesthesia at […]


Can yoga help with my pain?

Yoga – the practice of body, breath, and mindfulness exercises to enhance wellbeing – is one of the most popular ways to self-remedy both physical and mental issues people face every day. Whether you’re trying to ease the tension of the workday or engage in a bit of self-care after an emotional event, yoga can […]

Interventional Radiology: Finding more with X-Rays

As technology improves, surgical intervention has become ever more precise and effective. On the cutting edge of that trend is Interventional Radiology (IR), a technique whereby minimally invasive surgery is guided by live imagery, including x-ray fluoroscopy and MRI. As a result, surgeons can now treat diseases like cancer through pinhole-sized incisions, reducing the margin […]


GI Surgery: Sun City Ambulatory Surgery Center

Sun City Ambulatory Surgery Center, a partnership with PPOA, is partnering with surgeons from across Hillsborough County to start treating gastrointestinal patients by the end of the year. This expansion of services will provide affordable, convenient healthcare options to Hillsborough County, currently an underserved market. With over 60 million Americans suffering from digestive diseases nationwide, […]