Weight Loss for Chronic Pain Management

metropolitan pain consultants | weight loss for chronic pain management
Maybe you’ve been thinking of losing some weight to be a bit healthier. As long as you have the excess weight to lose, it can be really beneficial. Just check out some of the ways that weight loss might help you: Better sleep Improved hormonal balance Better mood Clearer skin Less stress Fewer colds The list could go on and on. Read More

Walking For Chronic Pain

New Jersey PRP Treatment | walking for chronic pain
Not everyone has an hour to burn at the gym or even working out from home. But you know that losing that excess weight will ease your pain. So you find yourself in a bit of a dilemma. You want to be healthier, but don’t have the time to work out. Read More

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

minimally invasive spine surgery
At Metropolitan Pain Consultants, we offer a couple of different options for minimally invasive spine surgery. Why might you need minimally invasive spine surgery? Well if you are suffering from chronic pain, you may want to consider spinal cord stimulation (SCS). Read More

Drug Related Deaths Rising

drug related deaths
While education on both illegal and legal drug abuse improves, each year the total number of deaths related to drug abuse also increases. According to Vox Media (in the video below), in 2015, 52,000 Americans died from drug abuse. The New York Times reported that in 2016 that number climbed to 65,000 – the largest annual jump ever recorded in the United States. Read More

Stress and Back Pain

stress and back pain
A lot of people suffer from back pain, 31 million Americans suffer from low back pain alone. Further studies show that approximately eight out of 10 Americans experiencing back problems at some point in their lives. Moreover, according to the American Psychological Association, 77 percent of Americans regularly experience physical symptoms caused by stress. Read More