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Treating Postherpetic Neuralgia with Anticonvulsants and Antidepressants

You feel like the torture of shingles is never going to end. The rash, the fever, the blisters and the pain that comes with the blisters is gone. You thought you were on the mend, but postherpetic neuralgia is making you miserable. It's an intense pain and sensation of burning that has hung on even [...]

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What is Peripheral Neuropathy?

Peripheral neuropathy is a neurological condition in which damage to the peripheral nerves leads to symptoms like weakness, pain and numbness in the extremities. Damage to the peripheral nervous system, which carries nerve signals from the brain to the rest of the body, is most commonly caused by uncontrolled diabetes. It can also result from [...]

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Conservative Treatment for Vertebral Fractures

Spinal or vertebral fractures can happen anywhere along the spine, but they are most common in the lower back. Such fractures can be described as stable or unstable. The latter type is characterized by excessive movement between the vertebrae caused by broken bone and stretched or torn ligaments. The resultant slipping and rubbing between the [...]

By | 2017-05-08T09:00:30+00:00 May 8th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Conservative Treatment for Vertebral Fractures

Early Warning Signs of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome happens when the median nerve, which runs through the wrist in route to the fingers, becomes irritated because of pressure put on it from inflammation of the tunnel itself. This has an effect that is the same as a narrowing of the carpal tunnel. As a result, there is not enough space [...]

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When to Consider Visiting a Sleep Apnea Professional

You may suspect that you have sleep apnea. Even if you don’t have any suspicions, your partner may have noticed the problems you have while you sleep. If you believe you have this condition, the first step you need to take is contacting the specialists at the NeuroMedical Institute. During your consultation, we can provide [...]

By | 2017-04-24T09:00:44+00:00 April 24th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on When to Consider Visiting a Sleep Apnea Professional

Finding the Right Treatment for Dizziness and Vertigo

Some people first heard the term "vertigo" when they watched a certain movie that was produced in the middle part of the last century. There is a large group of people who first heard that word when they talked to their doctor about why they felt so dizzy or felt off balance. If you deal [...]

By | 2017-04-17T09:00:49+00:00 April 17th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Finding the Right Treatment for Dizziness and Vertigo

How Can You Treat Neurological Pain?

When you feel pain, it’s usually your body responding to an injury or damage. When the injury and damage is repaired, the pain goes away. This is not true with neurological pain. Nerve pain comes not as a result of an injury to your body, but because of a problem with your nerves. There are [...]

By | 2017-04-10T09:00:43+00:00 April 10th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on How Can You Treat Neurological Pain?

Manage Your Pain with Specialized Pain Treatment

Individuals who are living with chronic pain understand how it overwhelms their life. They are literally enveloped by the pain. It is not just the physical discomfort that the pain causes; it is also the way that the pain takes a toll on them mentally and emotionally. The situation is more difficult for individuals who [...]

By | 2017-04-03T09:00:19+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Manage Your Pain with Specialized Pain Treatment

Treating and Managing Arthritis Pain with a Pain Specialist

At The NeuroMedical Institute, our pain specialists have been trained to evaluate, diagnose and treat various types of acute and chronic pain. Pain can be caused by a wide array of problems, including injury, surgery, cancer, nerve damage or certain diseases like diabetes. In some cases, the pain develops on its own with no obvious [...]

By | 2017-03-27T09:00:20+00:00 March 27th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Treating and Managing Arthritis Pain with a Pain Specialist

Diagnosis and Treatment of Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a chronic illness, occurring more often in women, that manifests with musculoskeletal aches and pains, exhaustion, sleep problems, emotional issues and memory problems. Since these symptoms mimic those of other illnesses, it can be difficult to diagnose. Although there's no cure for the condition, proper treatment can help minimize the discomfort associated with [...]

By | 2017-03-20T09:00:35+00:00 March 20th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Diagnosis and Treatment of Fibromyalgia