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  • Chronic pain increases holiday depression: How pain impacts self-image and interpersonal relationships

    Chronic pain increases holiday depression: How pain impacts self-image and interpersonal relationships

    (Scottsdale, AZ)…Those who are prone to depression have a particularly difficult time during the holidays. Whether depression stems from unrealistic expectations, overextending oneself financially or the inability to see loved ones, if physical pain is added to the equation, the results can be dire.

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  • Coblation Nucleoplasty Recommended by Scottsdale Pain Management Doctor Dr. Sham Vengurlekar

    Scottsdale pain management doctor Dr. Sham Vengurlekar knows that chronic pain impacts the lives of a number of individuals each year. Though they may face a variety of conditions, those who suffer from spinal, back, or neck pain often face similar setbacks. These individuals are unable to participate in many activities that they used to enjoy, they are less active, and pain often gets in the way of their day to day life. This Scottsdale pain management doctor points out that when chronic conditions go untreated, some of these individuals are not even able to get out of bed at the beginning of the day. Dr. Vengurlekar wants to ensure that no one is held back by this type of pain and offers long term solutions with the Premier Pain Institute. Today, he offers information on one of the many options available for those with spinal pain.

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  • Alternatives to Epidural Side Effects Revealed by Scottsdale Pain Management Expert

    Scottsdale pain management doctor, Dr. Sham Vengurlekar reveals that recently, there was a discussion from the FDA about corticosteroids in epidural injections. In a committee vote, there was a 15-7 decision in favor of altering labels on epidural injections because particulate steroids offer a number of risks to those that they are used on. The fact is that corticosteroid injections have been the complicating factor in a number of cases, and in the past have even caused death.

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  • Scottsdale Pain Management Specialist Discusses How People Can Help Family Members with Chronic Pain

    Scottsdale Pain Management Specialist Dr. Sham Vengurlekar knows that dealing with a family member who suffers from chronic pain can be challenging. Oftentimes, caretakers feel like they are helpless to assist their loved ones in having a better quality of life. In order to help these individuals, Dr. Vengurlekar is sharing these top tips.

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