Anthony Guarino, M.D., on Managing Lower Back Pain

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Anthony Guarino MD

Anthony Guarino is an interventional pain management specialist located at our Merritt Island clinic. He is double board-certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, and brings over 25 years of experience and a diverse background to Physician Partners of America.

Born in Baltimore, MD, Dr. Guarino has accumulated many accomplishments, including studying at Yale and the University of Maryland, and receiving medical training at John Hopkins. His professional  accomplishments include writing and publishing a book, Get Your Lower Back Pain Under Control- and Get on With Life.

This book provides current and relevant information about managing lower back pain. Dr. Guarino describes proven methods to help manage chronic pain. These can range from conservative treatments, such as exercise, to more extreme measures such as surgery.

“My desire to help people and manage one of the most common chronic pain issues gave me the inspiration to write this book,” says Dr. Guarino. “I want to educate people further on this ongoing concern.”

Although it addresses a specific topic, Dr. Guarino believes anyone can benefit from reading this book. According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, approximately 80 percent of people will suffer from lower back pain at some point in their lives. Therefore, it is important to understand how to manage and overcome a chronic condition in the safest and most effective way possible.

While reading this book can provide the knowledge necessary for managing your back pain, Dr. Guarino suggests that anyone who is experiencing this condition should see an expert to properly diagnose and help manage lower back pain.

Dr. Guarino provides a wide range of treatments such as trigger point injections, joint injections, epidural steroid injections, facet injections as well as facet radiofrequency neuroablations, spinal cord stimulation and targeted intrathecal drug therapy (pain pumps).

Contact us today and allow us to provide you with the tools and support needed to manage your lower back pain.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Lindsay Heyser

Lindsay Heyser is the Social Media and Content Specialist for Physician Partners of America. Headquartered in Tampa, Fla., Physician Partners of America (PPOA) is a fast-growing national healthcare company committed to combatting the opioid crisis through interventional pain management. Founded in 2013 with three employees, it has rapidly grown to more than 500, and manages a wide range of medical practices.

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