Staying Healthy While Exercising – Pt. 2

Staying healthy while exercising
Last week we brought you the first part of our short blog series on staying healthy while exercising. There, we gave you our first four recommendations that may help you stave off injuries and continue to workout. For this second part, we are going to cover four more concepts to keep in mind while exercising. Read More

Staying Healthy While Exercising – Pt. 1

Staying Healthy While Exercising
Even if you are fairly new to exercising, you will probably notice that your body is extremely sore at times. Sadly, many individuals skip taking care of their muscles and ligaments in different forms of body maintenance. Nobody wants to be the person who can’t stand for longer than 10 minutes because of back pains, or walk further than a mile because their knees can’t take the beating. Read More

11 Most Frequently Asked SCS Questions

man in need of back spasm relief
At Metropolitan Pain Consultants, we continually strive to pursue drug-free treatments for patients with chronic pain. This usually entails regenerative medicine or spinal cord stimulation. So today we are going to answer the 11 most frequently asked SCS questions. 1. What is Spinal Cord Stimulation? Read More

Thank You For Coming Out

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for attending our recent “Spinal Cord Stimulation Patient Educational Event.” As you know, we co-sponsored the event with St. Jude Medical and we would also like to thank their representatives for supporting us and answering patient questions. Read More

Reminder for Chronic Pain Event

Tomorrow, Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at 6:30 PM, we are partnering with St. Jude Medical to host a chronic pain patient educational event. The event will be held at our new Lyndhurst, NJ location. Dr. Shelly Sharma, of Metropolitan Pain Consultants, will be presenting the benefits of spinal cord stimulation (SCS). Read More

Common Painkillers Linked to Heart Attack

painkillers linked to heart attack
According to a new study, over-the-counter doses of common painkillers have been linked to an increased risk of heart attack. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are shown to increase the likelihood of heart attacks by an average of 20% to 50%. This is in comparison with someone not taking the drugs. Read More