Drop the Drugs. Try Our Pain Management Methods Instead

The CDC estimates that more than 20% of American adults suffer from chronic pain, and 8% have high-impact chronic pain that prevents them from leading normal lives. Chronic pain can originate in your spine, your joints, or even your extremities. 

Sometimes pain is mechanical, taking you by surprise when you move the wrong way. In other cases it can be neuropathic, as overstimulated nerves send mixed pain signals to your brain. The end result can be the same: a feeling of being worn down and defeated from the moment you drag yourself out of bed in the morning until you collapse into it again at night. 

Dr. Nameer Haider of Cell Bionics Institute has two offices: in Sterling, Virginia and Utica, New York. He can help you by providing a new approach to pain management. We view pain as a symptom of an underlying issue, and strive to address the cause instead of merely reacting to the symptom itself.

Pain management options

At our office, we have nearly a dozen ways to treat chronic and acute pain. Which type of therapy is best for you will depend on the source of your pain and the severity and duration of symptoms it produces.

Joint injections

If you have joint pain, regenerative medicine can give relief. Dr. Haider injects platelet-rich plasma (PRP), created by centrifuging your own blood to concentrate growth factors, into the site of pain and inflammation. There, it kickstarts healing processes. PRP is known to lead to relief from pain symptoms caused by arthritis

Nerve blocks

If you have significant pain in your neck, spine, or limbs, a nerve block can deaden the pathways that carry pain signals to the brain. Dr. Haider carefully injects an anesthetic around specific nerves or nerve clusters, providing weeks or months of relief. 

Radiofrequency rhizotomy

Heat can also be used to dull pain signals sent by nerves. A therapeutic, low dose of targeted heat, in the form of radiofrequency waves, is directed at nerve endings, temporarily disabling them and providing pain-free living while your body heals. 

Biodisc® 

The Biodisc procedure was developed by Dr. Haider as an effective way to treat degenerative changes in the spine and associated pain. This regenerative medicine option involves injections at specific points in the spine to relieve pressure, reduce pain, and boost healing. 

Pain management should be personalized

Dr. Haider works with you to create a pain management plan that focuses on mobility and healing. He targets the source or cause of your pain instead of simply dosing you with drugs that dull the symptom but do nothing to provide a long-term solution. 

If you’re struggling with chronic pain and want more information, get in touch with us at Cell Bionics Institute. Call the location closest to you, or book an appointment online.

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