Traveling? Add ‘stop, think, stretch’ to your itinerary

According to the National Institutes of Health, pain affects more Americans than diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined and pain is cited as the most common reason Americans access the health care system. Debilitating, disabling pain leaves you unable to work, to go out with friends or to conduct your daily activities.  But what about […]

What to do before you have back surgery

People tend to view pain management as a last-resort option after surgery. This is a mistake, especially when it concerns back pain.  We tell the primary care physicians and specialists we work with that we’d really like them to refer patients to us as soon as they say the words “back pain” because in many […]

Every day stretches for back pain relief

The human back is a tricky thing; it’s both incredibly strong and also incredibly easy to hurt.  Back pain is the number one type of pain that we treat at Integrative Pain Specialists and that’s not just at our practice; it’s everywhere. Back pain is not only the most common types of pain in the […]