Pain Management New Jersey

Is Your Neck Pain Serious?

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We’ve all woken up and realized we’re going to have to get through the day without turning our heads because of neck pain. Neck pain can be startling and have a debilitating effect on your daily life. You’re ready for it to leave the instant it shows up, and much like any kind of spinal… read more

What Happens When You Don’t Do PT

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People often see physical therapy as a form of detention. They get through their operations, and they just want to be done; they don’t want to go back for additional appointments. We understand. Nobody wants to have back troubles in the first place, and all too often, the journey to a solution is exhausting and… read more

How to Prepare for a Spine Consultation

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Back pain can make even the most simple activities difficult. Sleeping, cooking, sitting, driving…activities you took for granted become almost too painful to complete. Making an appointment with a specialist, waiting for that appointment, and getting through that appointment can all be part of the activities that you just don’t want to face. However, if… read more

Acute vs. Chronic Pain

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Our bodies communicate with us in a lot of ways. Hunger, itching, tastes, sounds … the list goes on. However, the way our bodies shout at us is usually pain. Even if you have a high pain tolerance, pain is difficult to ignore. It’s supposed to be that way. Pain is the main method our… read more

Steroid Injection Risks and Success Rates

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Steroid injections are a great tool for helping with pain relief and pain management for a variety of conditions. They’re ideal for hard to reach areas of inflammation or degeneration, and they’re a relatively mild treatment option with few side effects. If you have to choose between surgery or a steroid injection, it’s a pretty… read more

Diagnosing Back Pain with Steroid Injections

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When it comes to your spine, there are many different joints and areas that can cause you pain. Because of the complexity of this structure, it can be exceptionally difficult to figure out exactly what is causing you pain. There are some times where a back pain specialist can simply do an exam and know… read more

Stress or More? When to See the Doctor for Lower Back Pain

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Look, we all know how much of a toll stress can take on our body, and we’re sure that you’ve experienced pain and other physical symptoms associated with stress. You may not even know what you’re stressing out about, but your body decides to fight back and hurt. Back pain is a common symptom of… read more

Bridging The Gap Between Pain Management and Spine Surgery

By – Baher S. Yanni, MD For anyone who has suffered from low back pain and especially those with chronic pain (persistent for more than 3 months) there are numerous treatment options offered.  Many consumer products or some clinicians are boasting a promise to “cure” or offer long-term relief.  From Internet gadgets to suggested remedies… read more

Living with Chronic Pain

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It doesn’t matter what type of chronic pain you have, how often you have flare-ups, or how bad it is, chronic pain is it’s own debilitating condition. Chronic pain can be caused by any number of health problems and can impact how you live your life. Back pain of any type can quickly degrade into… read more

Get to Know the Endoscopic Rhizotomy Procedure

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Back pain can be exceptionally difficult to deal with.This is especially common when we’re talking about nerve pain. Nerve pain causes regular difficulty and can even be debilitating, but can also be very difficult to treat. Anything with the spine can be scary to think about. Some specialists may recommend fusion, or other open surgeries… read more