Fibromyalgia Pain Management

Living with fibromyalgia can be very stressful, painful, and cumbersome. This condition affects the musculoskeletal system and can create tenderness, fatigue, and physical discomfort. Scientists are still researching what causes this condition, but we know that physical illness, trauma, psychological stress, or an injury can be contributing factors. At Central Valley Pain Management, our goal

PRP Joint Injections

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy is a form of regenerative medicine administered by injection that involves using a patient’s own blood cells to accelerate healing in a specific area. In order to understand PRP therapy as a treatment, we must first identify what PRP is. Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) consists of two elements: platelets and plasma. Platelets
When it comes to the management of pain, including chronic or recurring pain, the medical community is creating and implementing new processes to treat and aid in this at increasingly rapid rates. Many of the emerging modalities are centered around holistic and very personalized forms of care. That is, more providers are moving away from

Physical Pain and Emotional Health

The connection between physical and emotional pain, or distress, can occur in either direction. If someone is experiencing intense physical pain, emotional distress may follow. Similarly, if a person is experiencing intense emotional distress (worry, fear) they may exhibit physical symptoms. Some refer to this as psychogenic pain, or when physical pain is linked to