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Conditions That Can Benefit from Regenerative Medicine Oct 1st, 2021

Your body is miraculous. With all of its intertwined networks, your body is the most advanced system in the universe. Among all its amazing capabilities, one of the best is the ability to heal itself. You’ve seen this happen when you’ve had a cut — platelets help your blood to...

Myths and Facts About Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Sep 1st, 2021

Does your chronic pain make you feel helpless? With a wide range of varying symptoms and periods of pain and remission, chronic pain can feel like a lose-lose situation. If your doctor can’t put their finger on what’s causing your pain and other treatments haven’t helped, you may have complex...

Understanding the Different Types of Headaches Aug 1st, 2021

Your brain is a complex structure. As an integral part of everything you do, your brain communicates with itself by carrying chemicals from one nerve, or neuron, to the next. This chemical activity in your brain sometimes causes headaches. If you’re like most people, you’ve probably experienced one, or many,...

How Discography Can Help Determine the Cause of Your Back Pain Jul 6th, 2021

Your back is one of the most important components of your body. It connects your hips, butt, shoulders, and neck. Your back muscles give strength to other parts of your body.  Even as one of your most prominent muscles, your back is one of the most neglected muscles. It’s a...

How Diabetes Can Take a Toll on Your Body Jun 8th, 2021

No one wants to hear they have diabetes. But it’s a hard reality that 1.5 million Americans face every year.  Diabetes occurs when your blood sugar is too high. Many people first diagnosed with diabetes don’t have any side effects and might not feel any different. But over time, diabetes...

What You Need to Know About Piriformis Syndrome May 10th, 2021

When you were a child, it might have seemed like you never had pain. But as you get older,  aches and pains may show up much more than you would like.  You might even experience pain you never even knew was possible. Intense pain located where your buttocks meet your...

Help for Your Sciatica Apr 12th, 2021

A jolting pain running down your leg. This is often how sciatica starts. The condition affects nearly three million Americans every year and may become so bad you don’t want to get out of bed. You don’t have to just accept the pain — you can do something about it....

The Benefits of Coolief for Your Knee Osteoarthritis Mar 8th, 2021

Your knees have an important job. As one of the strongest and most essential joints in your body, your knees help perform everyday tasks like walking, standing, and sitting.  Your knees carry a lot of weight. When you walk on flat ground, the force placed on your knees is equal...

Understanding the Different Treatments for Facet Arthritis Feb 12th, 2021

Your spine is one of the most essential parts of your body. Without it, you wouldn’t be able to stand up or have the structure you need to perform almost any movement. Everyone has back pain once in a while, but if you’re constantly living every day with pain and...

How Vein Ablation Works Jan 21st, 2021

Twisting blue or purple veins are often found on the back of your legs. If you’re part of the 30-60% of people living with varicose veins, you probably know just how annoying they can be.  Do you always wear pants to hide your veins? Though most aren’t usually hazardous to...

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine Dec 23rd, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus.But what...

IV Therapy: Can It Help My Migraines? Dec 2nd, 2020

Everyone gets headaches from time to time. Headaches can usually be cured with over-the-counter medication, but migraines are more severe, often needing professional treatment. Severe, throbbing one-sided head pain can be debilitating. Are you one of the 38 million Americans who suffer from migraines? If so, you probably do almost...

5 Myths About Fibromyalgia Nov 8th, 2020

Fibromyalgia is a chronic health condition that is often misunderstood. Affecting around 2% of Americans, the disease causes pain all over the body along with a strew of other health problems. Living with fibromyalgia is not easy, especially because even doctors aren’t exactly sure why it happens. With all the...

Prone to Back Pain? Consider Discography Oct 7th, 2020

Everyone gets back pain once in a while. Whether it’s from sleeping poorly, lifting something too heavy, or from stress, this kind of back pain usually resolves on its own with time. However, if you’re suffering from back pain that doesn’t seem to go away, it could be something more...

How Myofascial Pain Affects Mental Health Sep 14th, 2020

Everyone has aches and pains sometimes. For most, it resolves after a few days or weeks with some at-home care. Those living with chronic pain, like myofascial pain syndrome (MPS), may not find an easy remedy. MPS describes a disorder in which pressing certain trigger points causes pain in other...

Natural Products That Can Alleviate Headaches Aug 19th, 2020

Over half the world’s population suffers from headaches. The intensity of a headache can range from a mild throbbing to a debilitating migraine that prevents you from doing anything. If you get headaches, you probably would do anything to make them go away. Over-the-counter pain relievers work for some people,...

Best Activities to Reduce Sciatica Pain Jul 22nd, 2020

Everyone has experienced back pain at some point in their life. Sometimes it’s the result of sleeping in a bad position or comes after an intense day of lifting. In other cases, like with sciatica, it’s caused by nerve compression. Most people haven’t heard of sciatica until they’ve experienced its...

Can Regenerative Medicine Treat My Arthritis? Jun 24th, 2020

Arthritis affects one in three Americans. It’s a painful condition that impacts your joints and usually gets worse with age.  If you’re reading this, you’re probably experiencing the pain of arthritis first-hand. It’s easy to put off treatment in hopes that it gets better, but doing so can make the...

Signs You Should Consult Your Doctor About Your Headaches May 26th, 2020

You start to feel a thumping sensation in your temples. In just a few minutes, the pain starts to overtake your forehead with overwhelming pressure. You try to divert your mind back to work, but the pain keeps intercepting your attention. Your stomach starts to turn, and the fluorescent lights...

Is venous stasis and venous regurgitation causing pain in your lower legs? May 12th, 2020

What are vein ablations? Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is a minimally invasive percutaneous technique using thermal energy to ablate incompetent veins. What are some indications? For patients with ulceration who are refractory to medical management or have recurrent ulceration, RFA of perforator veins may help heal ulcers and prevent recurrence Cosmetic...

The Many Benefits of IV Infusion Therapy Apr 21st, 2020

If you’re like most, you’ve probably taken a multivitamin or supplement every day for as long as you can remember. But what you may not know is that your body only absorbs about half of the nutrients your supplement contains.  Roughly 92% of Americans have a vitamin or mineral deficiency....

Finding Relief from Chronic Migraines Mar 16th, 2020

Everyone gets headaches once in a while. Migraines are a more debilitating type of headache that is characterized by intense, throbbing pain. Migraines are the third most common disease in the world. However, if you experience migraines over 15 times a month, you may be suffering from chronic migraines.  Chronic...

What’s Behind Your Facial Pain? Feb 10th, 2020

Trigeminal neuralgia describes a sudden, excruciating pain that happens as the result of a mild stimulation to your face. It may start as mild pain, but if it isn’t treated, it can result in more severe and frequent attacks. The Painless Center located in both Fort Lee and Carlstadt, New...

How Ketamine can Assist Your Pain Management Jan 10th, 2020

Chronic pain has become a growing epidemic in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), over 20% of American adults (approximately 50 million people) experience chronic pain. In addition to the negative effects that living with pain has on an individual’s health and overall...

Here's How Your Weight Affects Your Sciatica Pain Dec 4th, 2019

Do you suffer from nerve pain? There are many causes for it, but one common reason is sciatica. For some people, extra weight is the root cause. The link between obesity and sciatica has been an increasing concern among doctors. At The Painless Center, with two locations in New Jersey,...

Myths and Facts about Ketamine for Depression Nov 1st, 2019

If you’ve been in therapy or you’ve tried one medication after another, but your depression isn’t getting any better, you’re not alone. Each year, nearly 14 million Americans struggle with symptoms of depression. The World Health Organization recently declared that depression is the No, 1 cause of disability. Of those...

Living with Fibromyalgia Oct 3rd, 2019

Around 10 million Americans live with the chronic pain of fibromyalgia. Here at The Painless Center in Fort Lee and Carlstadt, New Jersey, we know how painful and frustrating life can be for you. Over the years, we've helped a lot of people manage their pain and other symptoms, and...

Why It's So Important to Stay Active With Arthritis Sep 9th, 2019

Arthritis is an extremely common condition. More than one in five American adults has some form of arthritis. If not managed carefully, arthritis can cause significant disability that can negatively impact daily functioning and your ability to participate in activities you enjoy. When you have arthritis, whether it’s in your...

Radiofrequency Ablation: Learn About This Drug-Free Solution for Neck, Back, and Joint Pain Aug 6th, 2019

Do you have arthritis in your neck, back, or joints? Are you tired of living with pain every time you bend or move? If so, radiofrequency ablation could be right for you. Here at The Painless Center, with offices in Fort Lee and Carlstadt, New Jersey, Dr. Chi-Shin Jason Chiu...

Terapia de infusión de vitamina IV Jul 16th, 2019

Nuevo sitio web en The Painless CenterHemos lanzado nuestro nuevo sitio web que agrupa al Patient Pop ahora concaracterísticas interesantes que incluyen:Blogging - para que pueda mantenerse al día sobre el desarrollo más reciente en elcampo del manejo del dolorComentarios en línea: nos encanta compartir los comentarios de sus experiencias...

IV Vitamin Infusion Therapy Jul 15th, 2019

We are proud to announce, at The Painless Center, that we are implementing IV vitamin infusion therapy in addition to our other medical services within our medical practice. We're proud to team up with Liquivida to provide state-of-the-art infusion therapy done by Dr. Chiu, a board-certified anesthesiologist, and his staff.  You...

Discography: The Solution to Chronic Back Pain You May Not Know About Jul 9th, 2019

You might not give much thought to the discs in your spine -- until one of them acts up and causes you pain. The problem is that it’s not always easy to identify exactly which disc is the culprit, which makes treatment a little tricky. Dr. Jason Chiu at The...

Are surgeries the last resort to your back pain? Jul 1st, 2019

A new modality for patients with chronic back pain even after spinal surgery can include a new waveform of technology called spinal cord stimulator. Here at The Painless Center, we use spinal cord stimulator technologies from all spectrum of neuromodulation companies to provide you the back pain relief that you...

Coolief®: A Breakthrough Radiofrequency Treatment for Chronic Knee Pain Jun 17th, 2019

Living with knee pain isn’t easy. When you’re suffering from a degenerative joint condition, your body can’t keep up with the rate of deterioration. Osteoarthritis is a common culprit, a wear-and-tear condition that breaks down the cartilage that protects the ends of bones, resulting in decreased mobility and, eventually, bone-on-bone...