Pain Management


When it comes to selecting a location for your Pain Management therapy, it is important to consider not only your physical well-being, but your emotional needs as well. Our thoughtful staff understands your concerns and will take the time to make sure you are comfortable throughout your visit with us at Playa Medical Plaza. You can also rest easy, knowing […]

Acute & Chronic Pain Management


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Back and neck pain may be caused by compression or damage to nerve roots resulting from a variety of possible causes. These include degeneration of the vertebral bone (the bone which protects the spinal cords), herniation of the gelatin-like disc between vertebrae, narrowing of the spinal column through which the spinal cord runs, or through trauma. With electromyography and electro-diagnostic […]

Whiplash & Neck Pain


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Failed back syndrome is a general term that refers to chronic severe pain experienced after unsuccessful surgery for back pain. Surgery for back pain is conducted when there is an identifiable source of pain-usually to decompress a pinched nerve root or to stabilize a painful joint. However, back pain can have a number of causes and accurate identification of a […]

Failed Back Syndrome


sports-injuries
Sports injuries are injuries that occur in athletic activities. They can result from acute trauma, or from overuse of a particular body part. Injuries are a common occurrence in professional sports and most teams have a staff of athletic trainers and close connections to the medical community. Many retain team physicians. Controversy has arisen at times when teams have made decisions that could […]

Sports Injury



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What is carpal tunnel syndrome? Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when the median nerve, which runs from the forearm into the hand, becomes pressed or squeezed at the wrist. The median nerve controls sensations to the palm side of the thumb and fingers (although not the little finger), as well as impulses to some small muscles in the hand that allow […]

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome


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Chronic pain syndrome (CPS) is a common problem that presents a major challenge to healthcare providers because of its complex natural history, unclear etiology, and poor response to therapy. CPS is a poorly defined condition. Most authors consider ongoing pain lasting longer than 6 months as diagnostic, and others have used 3 months as the minimum criterion. In chronic pain, […]

Chronic Pain Syndrome


Austin car accident
Car accident injuries effect various parts of the body. Head, neck and back injuries are certainly the most common, but car accidents also frequently affect internal organs, and upper and lower limbs. The following are some of the most common injuries, symptoms and treatment for car accident injuries: Head & Neck injuries Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is an extremely serious […]

Auto Accident Related Injury