Transdermal Pain Medications- Results of the OPERA Study

Topical/Transdermal Analgesics Topical or transdermal analgesics are medications that are used to help control pain by applying them to the surface of tissues rather than taking them by mouth, injection, or other route. Topical analgesics have m...

Stem Cell Therapy for Avascular Necrosis of the Hip

  Overview This minimially-invasive procedure is used to treat avascular necrosis of the hip (the death of bone tissue from lack of blood) with an injection of stem cells drawn from the patient’s pelvis. The stem cells promote the nat...

Top Inflammation Expert Reveals How To Improve Quality Of Life and Decrease Likelihood of Early Death

  Inflammation and Disease: Multiple studies in the medical literature indicate that inflammation may play a role in many of the diseases that plague our civilization and lead to early disability and death. Not only can inflammation acceler...

Leading the Way in Neuromodulation Technology

John B. Adams, DO, FIPP, DABIPP, DABFM, ABMS Board Certified Pain Management Adam I. Lewis, MD, FAANS ABNS Board Certified Neurosurgery   At Jackson Neurosurgery Clinic we offer MRI compatible spinal cord stimulation for chronic neck and...

Can the Shape of Your Sacroiliac Joint Increase the Likelihood of Pain?

Sacroiliac Joint Shape Research A recent study in Pain Physician studied the question regarding whether or not the shape of a person's sacroiliac joint can make a difference as to whether or not they have sacroiliac joint pain. Sacroiliac Join...

Comparison of Transforaminal Epidural Injections with Conservative Management

  A recent study published in Anesthesia Essays and Researches in the January-March 2017 edition compared fluoroscopic guided transforaminal epidural steroid injections to conservative management in patients with chronic lumbar radicular p...

Dr. Adam Lewis Advances Neuromodulation in Mississippi

Groundbreaking Neuromodulation Technology Adam Lewis, MD, neurosurgeon at Jackson Neurosurgery Clinic recently implanted the first Boston Scientific Precision Montage spinal cord stimulator system with a full-body MRI compatible paddle lead in ...

Even the Pope Gets Sciatica

Even Pope Francis is not immune to low back pain and sciatica Pope Francis has apparently been suffering with sciatica recently, according to an Aug. 10 report in the Italian news magazine Famiglia Cristiana.. According to the report In Crux, th...

Opioid Risk in Elderly Patients with COPD

The risks of opioid medication including unintentional overdose and death has gained increasing attention by physicians, the FDA, law enforcement, and the media. Opioids are a class of potent pain medications including morphine, codeine, oxycodo...

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