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HOW EPIDURAL STEROID INJECTIONS CAN HELP YOU RECOVER FROM A SHOULDER INJURY

Dr. Jerry Lewis | 08/10/2019

Chronic shoulder pain can be debilitating. Normal daily activities such as lifting laundry from the washing machine, carrying groceries from the car into the house, or reaching for an item on a tall shelf can become difficult to perform and cause major discomfort. When pain continues to worsen or fails to respond to other forms […]

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Why Opioid Pain Medication is Not The Long-Term Answer

Dr. Jerry Lewis | 08/10/2019

More than 100 million Americans live with chronic pain or long-term pain. Living daily with pain can be more than frustrating, it can be physically and socially debilitating. Chronic pain can be harmful to your overall health by affecting your sleep patterns, trying to remain active and healthy, and even your moods. Dealing with pain […]

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PROS AND CONS OF BONE MARROW ASPIRATE TREATMENT FOR CHRONIC PAIN

Dr. Jerry Lewis | 08/10/2019

If you’ve ever experienced a sports-related injury or a had a flareup of osteoarthritis in a joint, you know how painful and debilitating that experience can be. When traditional pain-relieving medications, tactics, and physical therapy sessions fail to alleviate the aching, other more innovative methods may be considered. Among those is bone marrow aspirate concentrate […]

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10 REASONS WHY PRP THERAPY IS USED IN MEDICINE TODAY

Dr. Jerry Lewis | 08/10/2019

The underlying theory behind PRP or platelet-rich plasma therapy treatments is derived from the body naturally healing itself. The body’s first line of defense when injured is to send platelets to the tissue or target area. Platelets promote healing which is exactly what PRP therapy injections can do. Lewis Pain Management in Frisco, TX offers […]

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TREAT YOUR CARPAL TUNNEL WITHOUT SURGERY

Dr. Jerry Lewis | 08/10/2019

Numbness or the feeling of pain in your wrists can be early signs of carpal tunnel syndrome. If symptoms strike at night while sleeping or are concentrated to the thumb, pointer, and middle fingers at any point of the day, then you should seek a medical opinion. The experts at Lewis Pain Management can help […]

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FOUR NONSURGICAL WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR SPINE PAIN

Dr. Jerry Lewis | 08/10/2019

Spinal pain can be debilitating. According to the American Chiropractic Association, it is estimated that 80% of people will experience back pain during their lifetime. The resulting stiffness from back pain can restrict one’s ability to move. Persistent pain may radiate to other parts of the body, including the chest, arms, and legs. As a […]

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HOW TO FIND THE RIGHT DOCTOR TO HELP YOU MANAGE CHRONIC PAIN

Dr. Jerry Lewis | 08/10/2019

Chronic pain is much like fighting your weight. It can be a never-ending process that takes effort, time, and certain methods that work. Men and women dealing with chronic pain need the assistance of a pain specialist to customize a treatment plan and give them the right solutions that can provide them some relief. Even […]

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MY SHOULDER HURTS! WILL AN EPIDURAL STEROID INJECTION HELP?

Dr. Jerry Lewis | 08/10/2019

Chronic pain is typically due to inflammation or painful swelling in a particular area. Shoulder pain is a common problem for both men and women and unfortunately the shoulder joint offers the widest range of motion. The most mobile area of the whole body, the shoulder allows individuals to move their arms forward, backward, and […]

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PAIN MANAGEMENT: 3 THINGS YOU CAN DO TO HELP REDUCE DISCOMFORT

Dr. Jerry Lewis | 08/10/2019

Anyone who has experienced ongoing pain knows how debilitating it can be. Whether it is sharp and stabbing or dull and achy, a persistent, uncomfortable feeling can make it difficult, and in some cases, impossible, to walk, sit, stand, or sleep properly. In particular, back, joint, shoulder, and knee pain can impact the performance of […]

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AVOIDING OPIOID-BASED PAIN KILLERS

Dr. Jerry Lewis | 08/10/2019

Pain management alternatives Millions of Americans suffer from chronic pain everyday. Sport injuries, chronic neck, joint, or headache pain, even recovering from surgery are all reasons why some people deal with pain. Pain medication prescriptions are written daily by doctors, but what if there was a way to manage pain without the worry of addiction […]

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PRP THERAPY-WHAT IT IS AND HOW IT TREATS JOINT PAIN

Dr. Jerry Lewis | 08/10/2019

Regenerative treatments like platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy are rising in popularity. They are not only helping people who are suffering from hair loss but are also providing relief to individuals who are living with constant joint pain. An extremely common condition, joint pain can be debilitating for both men and women. There are many reasons […]

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Four Causes of Chronic Back Pain

Dr. Jerry Lewis | 09/10/2019

Generally, if pain lasts more than three to six months or beyond the point of tissue healing, it is referred to as “chronic pain.” Chronic back pain can continue even after the illness or injury that caused it has gone away or healed.  Chronic back pain signals stay active in the nervous system for weeks, […]

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Why Do I Have Chronic Migraines?

Dr. Jerry Lewis | 23/10/2019

A migraine is a painful and debilitating headache that sometimes requires prescription medication to ease the pain. If you suffer from chronic migraines, a standard over-the-counter headache pill may not be enough.    Chronic migraine is defined as having a headache on at least 15 days a month, for over three months. According to an American […]

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