September is a special month for those who understand the debilitating impact of chronic pain. It’s National Pain Awareness Month, a time to shed light on the millions of individuals who grapple with persistent pain on a daily basis. At the Dayton Outpatient Center Pain Management we are committed to providing support, education, and innovative
In the realm of healthcare, making informed decisions about medical treatments and diagnoses is of paramount importance. With advancements in medical technology and a growing body of research, the field of medicine continues to evolve at a rapid pace. In such a dynamic landscape, seeking a second medical opinion has emerged as a valuable tool
Pickleball has gained tremendous popularity, attracting people of all ages and fitness levels. While this fun and accessible sport offers numerous health benefits, it’s important to be aware of the potential for injuries. At DOC Pain, we believe in promoting safe and active lifestyles. We will discuss common pickleball injuries, prevention strategies, and effective pain
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What is Knee Osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis of the knee affecting over 250 million people affected worldwide. In patients with OA, the cartilage of the knee starts to wear away, and the protective space between the bones decreases as well. This can result in the bones rubbing against each
When exploring medical treatments for lower back and leg pain, there are many factors to consider. Any surgery can cause complications, but when surgery is done near the spine and spinal cord, the risk can be extremely high. Recovery time, complication risk, and duration of results are just a few factors that can greatly impact
What is Complex Regional Pain Syndrome? Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (or CRPS) is a condition that is most often caused by an injury to the arms or legs. Individuals who develop long term pain and inflammation following one of these injuries may be diagnosed with CRPS. This is caused by damage to nerves called the
So what causes Back Pain? There are a variety of factors that may contribute to an individual developing back pain. Often times back pain may be caused by heavy lifting or manual labor that may disrupt the composition of the back. Back pain can also, however, simply be caused as a process of aging. The