Monthly Archives: February 2016

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    Spinal Cord Stimulation Helps Veteran with Chronic Back Pain

Spinal Cord Stimulation Helps Veteran with Chronic Back Pain

“We see many chronic pain patients have a dramatic improvement in pain relief, increased activity and a more enjoyable lifestyle with the use of spinal cord stimulation (SCS),” says Robert. B. Wilson, MD, board certified pain medicine physician and medical director of Piedmont Interventional Pain Care (PIPC). “This minimally invasive approach helps reduce – […]

Facts about Pain Management

By the Joint Commission – It is estimated that more than 76 million people in the United States suffer from pain. Pain can be chronic or acute, such as post-surgical pain.

Pain management requirements
The Joint Commission has pain management standards for ambulatory care facilities, behavioral health care organizations, critical access hospitals, home care settings, hospitals, […]

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    Spinal Cord Stimulation for Pain Relief Changes Patient’s Life

Spinal Cord Stimulation for Pain Relief Changes Patient’s Life

Piedmont Interventional Pain Care utilizes spinal cord stimulation to treat many who suffer from back and leg pain – and the outcome can be life changing. “It’s so rewarding to know that offering this minimally invasive pain relief option to our patients can give them a new outlook on life – a more active and enjoyable […]

Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS)

Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is an inflammatory disease that causes pain in the spine, pelvis, and joints throughout the body. It is a chronic (lifelong) disease, and it is hereditary. AS causes abnormal bone growth, and causes joints to fuse (grow together) in the spine and in the sacroiliac joints (located between each hip and […]