Category: Pain Management

November’s Community Lecture Features Dr. Raj Sureja

  Spinal Cord Stimulation:  An Effective Therapy for Chronic Pain Join Dr. Raj Sureja, Fellowship-Trained Interventional Pain Management Specialist, to learn how Neurostimulation can be used successfully to manage pain of the back, trunk and limbs.  This therapy can greatly reduce dysfunction and the need for pain medications.  Return the activities you once enjoyed!  Want to… Read more »

Dr. Cal Robinson Presenting at San Antonio Conference

A shout out to our own Dr. F. Cal Robinson, who is speaking at The National Alliance of Professional Psychology Providers Conference in San Antonio, Texas.  Dr. Robinson will be speaking about The Mindfulness Based Chronic Pain Management Program ™ (MBCMP) that he brought to Clinical Practice here in the United States.  MBCMP™ was developed by Dr. Jackie… Read more »

Genicular Nerve Neurotomy for Knee Pain

by Raj N. Sureja, MD As an Interventional Pain Management Specialist, I treat individuals whose pain is not relieved by first line treatment or even surgical procedures. Knee pain can be cause by a wide number of medical conditions, some of which include osteoarthritis, degenerative joint disease, and chronic knee pain. Besides these conditions, knee… Read more »

August Lecture Topic: Managing Pain from Peripheral Neuropathy: Treatment Options for a Better Life

Come to OSC for our August 2016 Community Lecture Series!   Peripheral Neuropathy can be caused by diabetes, viruses or auto-immune diseases. Join Dr. Jenny Andrus as she discusses treatments effective for decreasing pain, tingling, burning and numbness in the limbs and improving function.  You may find that the best pain relief options often do not require the… Read more »

Chronic Pain: Using Healthy Thinking

By Cal Robinson, PsyD, MSCP Living with pain can be hard, especially if it’s long-term—or chronic—pain. Chronic pain is pain that lasts for 3 months or longer. It can make you sleep poorly, feel tired and irritable, and have a hard time being active or working. It may strain your relationships with loved ones too,… Read more »

What is Neuropathic Pain?

Raj N. Sureja, MD Have you ever had your foot or hand fall asleep?  Do you remember the “pins and needles” sensation you felt as it “woke up”?  Have your ever received an oral injection of numbing medication by a dentist and had it hit a nerve?  The sensation felt like you had received an… Read more »

Regenerative Medicine Q&A with Raj N. Sureja, M.D.

The physicians at Orthopaedic and Spine Center began offering Regenerative Medicine Therapy to our patients in June, 2015. Since that time, many patients have benefited from Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy, and Prolotherapy. Q: What is Regenerative Medicine? A: Regenerative Medicine is a relatively new field of clinical practice that focuses on using the body’s… Read more »

Visiting an Orthopaedic Surgeon

Each year 28 million Americans will develop musculoskeletal problems. The most common of these issues are observed in the back, knee, and shoulder. Living with pain is uncomfortable and affects your quality of life and can prevent you from performing daily tasks. Understanding when it’s time to seek treatment is vital. It is recommended to… Read more »

Celebrities & Pro-Athletes Who Have Seen an Orthopedic Surgeon

Orthopedic injuries and problems are more common than we realize.  Did you know a staggering 88% of NFL retirees have had orthopedic surgery and 30% of these former players have had five surgeries or more. Countless celebrities, from famous actors, musicians, to professional athletes, have suffered from injuries, pain, and other problems that lead them… Read more »