Central Valley Pain Management (CVPM) is dedicated to providing the most cutting-edge and effective treatments to help our patients manage their pain. One promising therapy we are closely monitoring and plan to offer in the future is Ketamine therapy. While we don’t currently provide this service, we are excited about the potential it holds for
Valley Surgery Center is pleased to introduce Dr. Michael Brook as the new physician who will be taking over all procedures following the passing of Dr. James Barnett. With extensive experience in anesthesiology and pain medicine, Dr. Brook is a highly accomplished physician passionate about improving his patient’s quality of life. Education and Training Dr.
Suboxone therapy has become an increasingly popular method for managing chronic pain. This form of therapy combines the active ingredients buprenorphine and naloxone, which work together to help alleviate pain while also reducing the risk of opioid dependence. Buprenorphine is an opioid agonist that acts as a pain reliever, while naloxone is an opioid antagonist
Suboxone therapy, also known as medication-assisted treatment (MAT), is a proven and effective method of treating opioid addiction. Opioid addiction is a serious issue that affects millions of people worldwide. Suboxone therapy involves the use of a medication called buprenorphine, which reduces the symptoms of withdrawal and cravings for opioids. This therapy is usually combined
Depression and chronic pain are two of the most common health issues that millions of people face worldwide. While they may seem unrelated, research has shown that there is a strong link between depression and chronic pain. In fact, chronic pain can trigger depression, and depression can exacerbate the experience of chronic pain. Studies have
Bursa injections, also known as bursa sac injections, are a form of treatment for conditions that cause pain and inflammation in the bursa sacs of the body. Bursa sacs are fluid-filled sacs that act as cushions between bones, tendons, and muscles. When these sacs become inflamed, it can cause pain and limited movement in the
Tis the season for stress and pain triggers. Here are some helpful tips to get through while managing pain. Be realistic Don’t take on more than you know you can manage. There are a lot of expectations, but your health and well-being are first. Decide what you can take on and feel ok saying no
Stay Active It’s critical to keep your body active regardless the time of year. During the cold months we can feel less motivated and more inclined to stay home or are busy with other stuff. Low impact movements will keep your joints healthy. Some good options are indoor swimming, stretching, walking, and resistance training. We
Types of sports injuries Some of the most common injuries include: Sprains – overstretching or tearing the ligaments. Ligaments are strips of tissue that connect the bones to the joint. Strains – overworking muscles or tendons. Tendons are tissue that connects bone to muscle. Fractures = broken bones. Dislocations – a bone is forced out
Sore feet are very common and affect mostly everyone in the world. There are three types of common causes that occur when people have sore feet. When exercising, people often overextend their tendons which causes temporary pain. Wearing uncomfortable shoes that do not have appropriate foot support for a long period of time can cause
CVPM evaluates all significant aspects of a patient’s chronic pain condition & constructs an effective, safe & appropriate pain management program for their independent needs. Our physicians are committed to achieving this result with every patient.