Dr. Patel’s Blog

09/19/2017

Exercise and Chronic Pain(Reasons why exercise is good!)

Exercise may be the last thing you want to do when you have chronic pain because it seems to add to your pain. But if you don’t exercise, your body gets out of shape—muscles lose their conditioning, for example—and your pain actually increases because your body isn’t functioning as well as it could. Exercise and […]

09/05/2017

How Psychologists Can Help with Pain Management

The nature of pain Pain is an all-too-familiar problem and the most common reason that people see a physician. Unfortunately, alleviating pain isn’t always straightforward. At least 100 million adults in the United States suffer from chronic pain, according to the Institute of Medicine. The American Academy of Pain Medicine reports that chronic pain affects […]

08/17/2017

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)

If you’ve been experiencing chronic knee pain, one of the many non-surgical procedures that we offer is Platelet Rich Plasma Injection. The concentrated platelets promote natural healing of damaged ligaments, cartilage and tendons. Here are some facts that you should know about Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) : PRP uses parts of your own blood to […]

08/10/2017

Stem Cells

Have you heard of a treatment option known as Stem Cells? At Georgia Pain and Wellness Center it’s one of the many treatment options that our patients can choose from to help with joint pain. What are stem cells? Stem cells are master cells, meaning they are blank slates that can grow to become different […]

08/03/2017

Herniated Disc

A herniated disc is a common injury that can affect any part of the spine. A herniated disc can cause severe pain and other problems in the arms or legs. A herniated disc occurs when the nucleus pushes through the outer wall. This herniation can result in a large bulge that can press against nearby nerve […]

07/06/2017

Back Pain Is Ruining My Life

Is your life being controlled by back pain? If you can’t sleep, get around like you use to, or normal everyday activities become a burden, then back pain may be ruining your life. According to the Global Burden of Disease 2010, back pain is the number one leading cause to disability in the United States. […]

06/29/2017

Work-Related Injuries

Whether you were involved in a slip and fall, being hit by a falling object, or back pain due to your work load, work related injuries can happen in the spur of the moment and leave a lasting impact on your body. Being injured on your job comes with the stress of dealing with attorneys, […]

06/22/2017

Chronic Back and Leg Pain, We Can Fix That.

Whether it was a slip and fall at your job, a car wreck, or ongoing back problems we have treatment options to help chronic pain. Chronic pain can get in the way of doing normal everyday activities. Imagine if something as simple as cooking dinner for your family became too hard to do. Pain can […]

06/15/2017

Help! I’m Experiencing Pain All Over My Body

Experiencing pain on one part of you body can be painful, now imagine if you were experiencing pain all over your body. You may have a chronic condition known as Fibromyalgia. Some symptoms of Fibromyalgia include: feeling fatigue, stiffness after staying in a position, muscle pain, feeling depressed, swelling, and numbness. Fibromyalgia can be difficult to […]

06/08/2017

Help! I Have Arthritis Pain.

Arthritis is a condition of inflammation in your joint. It causes pain and stiffness that normally increases with age. Arthritis is a very common condition and it is a top factor in causing disability. Who can be affected? People of all ages, races, and sex are affect by this condition.  Women are more prone to […]

Are you ready to tackle your pain head on?