Intrathecal Therapy for Chronic Pain: A Review of ‘Pain Pumps’ and Ziconotide as Firstline Options

Jax Spine & Pain Centers Dr. Michael Hanes is a published author continually contributing to the study of medicine in an effort to make a difference. His most recent published contribution can be viewed by clicking here and an excerpt of his article/studies featured below with the aforementioned title the topic of discussion. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ By: Dr. Michael…

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Plenty of Pain Treatment Options Other Than Opioids

Well before President Donald Trump called the opioid epidemic the “worst drug crisis in American history” and said his administration is declaring it a public health emergency, intervention pain specialists at Jacksonville Spine Center were helping patients find other non-addicting treatment options.  “When we meet with a new or returning patient we always ask them…

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Not Your Grandmother’s Arthritis…

  EARLY WARNING SIGNS AND HOW TO FIND RELIEF Contrary to popular belief arthritis is not an old person’s disease. Most people with arthritis are under the age of 65 according the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).  More than 50 million adults of all sexes and races and 300,000 children have some type of arthritis.  It…

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