Top Palm Beach County Pain Clinic, Prime Care, Now Offering Self Pay Pain Management Treatment

The Medical Director at Girard Institute, Dr. John Girard, is a Board Certified physician with over 20 years in practice. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 Palm Beach County pain clinic, Girard Institute, is now offering self pay pain management to Florida residents. The Medical Director at Girard Institute, Dr. John Girard, is a Board Certified physician with over 20 years in practice. Appointments are often available within twenty four hours, call (561) 544-7194 for more information and scheduling. The Girard Institute serves patients from all over Palm Beach County. Pain management treatment is provided on an individualized basis, with a thorough medical record review and physical exam. The pain clinic in Palm Beach County treats both simple and complex cases, often seeing patients who have failed operative management and other treatments. Patients at Girard Institute are often able to be seen within one business day, especially if the individual already has a current MRI, pharmacy records and a Florida ID card. Dr. Girard is also Board Certified in outpatient detox programs, which can save patients considerable money as compared to an inpatient program.
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5 ways to handle chronic pain

Doing your homework and learning about treatment options can be an important tool in treating and managing your chronic pain.

Interventional pain management has been around for more than two decades. The procedures implemented by pain management physicians reflect the standard of care for pain management today, and their efficacy has been demonstrated through extensive study and research. Epidurals and other nerve blocks Various injection therapies, including the use of epidurals, are among the most common interventional pain therapies used today. Epidural steroid injections are in widespread use for a variety of chronic pain conditions but are most typically used to treat a nerve that is pinched at the spinal level. Epidurals used in interventional pain medicine are minimally invasive injections comprising a small amount of local anesthetic and steroid to reduce inflammation. When properly applied, they can help reduce the patients reliance on pain medication. In addition to epidurals, other treatments include trigger point injections, to alleviate the pain associated with tight and restricted muscles; facet injections, often used to treat arthritis of the spine; and sacroiliac injections. The sacroiliac joint commonly causes back pain but is often overlooked by non-pain physicians. Acupuncture works, one way or another Manage your expectations The goal of interventional pain management procedures should be to reduce and manage pain, with emphasis on the word “manage.” Your pain physician may or may not be able to cure the entire problem (and for the record, surgery may not either), but they can help you control the pain and maximize your functional level. Although the ideal goal is to completely resolve the pain, this is often not realistically possible. Bear in mind that this is also true for the majority of other chronic health problems; heart disease, diabetes, COPD, arthritis, etc.
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GMU hosts national conference on management of back pain

“Psycho-social factors such as fear of pain, catastrophization, fear avoidance, pain beliefs are related to genesis of chronic LBP and should be addressed appropriately. Lifestyle factors such as obesity, smoking, chiropractor north york toronto sedentary lifestyles have been linked to chronic lower back pain,” said Abduladheem Kamkar, manipulative physiotherapist, Head of Physiotherapy Section, Dubai Police Health Center, and the owner of Dr Kamkar Medical and Physiotherapy Center. He also highlighted on the physical and psycho social disturbances in the low back pain especially at the productive age. Professor Abdel Karim Msaddi, medical director, Neuro Spinal Hospital  discussed about the recent advancements in the minimal invasive spine surgery techniques for the management of low back pain.   “Low back pain is essentially subjective, and a greater awareness of the need for taking pain seriously is growing among the public at large. Chronic low back pain, used to be something many patients simply had to learn to ‘live’ with. In recent years, studies have learned a great deal about pain and its physiological basis, leading to pain management that can provide complete or partial pain relief. There are various types of health practitioners that care for patients with lower back pain, and each has a different role. While it is common to start off with an orthopedician, if the patient’s back pain is resistant to initial treatment, then the services of a spine specialist in surgery may be necessary,” said Dr Mohammad Kamel Elsayed Ibrahim, specialist orthopedician, Gulf Medical College Hospital and Research Centre, Ajman. Dr Vilas Kanikdaley, specialist radiologist, GMC Hospital, Fujairah delivered chiropractor a lecture on the importance of medical imaging in accurate diagnosis of low back pain and in the identification of its pathology. He also presented with the advancements in imaging technologies of spine. Dr Muhammad Al Jarrah, head – physiotherapy, Fatima College of Health Sciences, Abu Dhabi spoke on principles involved in the designing of physiotherapy protocols  for the management low back pain.
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The World Market for Pain Management Drugs and Devices

A keen awareness of all facets of the industry including barriers will enable manufacturers to effectively challenge these issues and formulate plans to reduce or eliminate barriers in the treatment of pain. The driving forces for this market include growth and aging of the global population, new products and technology, and increasing interest in multidisciplinary approaches to pain management. This report, The World Market for Pain Management Drugs and Devices, provides market estimates and forecasts for the following therapeutic categories: • Burn Pain • Pediatric Pain • Surgical and Trauma Pain This report details the various categories of top prescription pain management drugs, describes U.S., European, Japanese and other markets in each of the specific pain areas. The report also covers drug delivery methods, pain management devices, and alternate treatment modalities that are influencing the market. It further identifies major market factors, which are discussed, and a total market summary is presented. The information and analysis presented in this report are based on extensive interviews with senior management of top companies and conference participants (business and clinical) in the pain management market. Background information was obtained from a comprehensive search of published literature and reports obtained from various government, business, medical trade, and international journals. Key information from published literature was used to conduct interviews with over 45 industry executives and product managers to validate and obtain expert opinion on current and future trends in the pain management market. Interviews were also used to confirm and/or adjust market size estimates, as well as in formulating market projections. All market data pertain to the world market at the manufacturers’ level. Data are expressed in current U.S.
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Vet recommends medical marijuana for pets in pain

– This Feb. 8, 2013 photo released by Vet Guru Inc., shows Dr. Douglas Kramer and his dog Mason inside his mobile surgical truck during an application of cannabis … more  oil to the skin of Mason who had already undergone multiple surgeries to remove cancerous growths. Stories abound about changes in sick and dying pets after they’ve been given marijuana. There is a growing movement, led by Los Angeles veterinarian Doug Kramer, to make it more widely available. Others, however, urge caution until there’s better science behind it. (AP Photo/Oscar Anaya, Vet Guru.. Inc.)   less  Related Content View Photo In this photo taken Thursday, May … LOS ANGELES (AP) — Until she introduced “magic cheese” to her sick and aging bulldog, Laura Bugni-Daniel watched him suffer for two years. He’d spend his days lying down or throwing up.
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