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5 most common baseball injuries Sep 25th, 2019

The Five Most Common Baseball Injuries While it's not as brutal as football or hockey, baseball is just as intense. Players must run, jump, swing, and dive in order to make plays. These actions can end up putting a lot of stress on the body, leading to various injuries or...

Pain Relief for a Low Back Injury Oct 16th, 2018

One of the most common sports injury complaints we see from athletes is a low back pain. With low back injuries, pain makes it hard to perform at your best. However, our Doctors have several low back pain relief techniques and a keen attention to detail to properly diagnose your...

Sports Medicine 2019, Accredited by Harvard Medical School Oct 9th, 2018

I am proud to annouce that Dr. Lohr and I will be attending the highly acclaimed CME "Sports Medicine, 2019", accredited by Harvard Medical School.  In the past few years our medical practice has grown to include elite athletes, weekend warriors, and patients with an active lifestyle that are suffering...

Pain Management of Sciatica Sep 21st, 2018

If you have sciatica, you know just how debilitating the symptoms can be. Sciatica pain takes away from your daily life, making it harder to enjoy the things you used to. Luckily, there is a solution in the form of interventional pain procedures provided by Pain and Sports Medicine Specialists.A...

Pain Management to Overcome Scoliosis Aug 24th, 2018

Scoliosis pain can be completely frustrating and prevent you from living your life the way you want. However, you don’t have to keep suffering with scoliosis pain. If you live in Dallas, Addison, Richardson, Allen, Garland or Frisco there are advanced solutions to getting pain relief with interventional pain procedures...

Comprehensive Pain Relief for Spondylosis Aug 13th, 2018

Suffering from spondylosis pain? You know just how debilitating it can be. Luckily, there is a solution in the form of interventional procedures like trigger point injections, nerve blocks, joint injections, epidural steroid injections, facet injections, rhizotomies, and spinal cord stimulators.How Spondylosis Affects YouSpondylosis produces a number of symptoms that...

Pain Specialists for Fibromyalgia Treatment Aug 3rd, 2018

Sufferers of fibromyalgia know just how frustrating it can be. The constant chronic pain and aching never seems to go away, regardless of what you try. An advanced treatment option are interventional procedures such as trigger point injections, nerve blocks, joint injections, epidural steriod injections, facet injections, rhizotomies, and spinal...

Marijuana & Athletes Jun 7th, 2018

Marijuana and Athletes

Pain Relief with Epidural Steroid Injections Jun 2nd, 2018

 Epidural InjectionsThere are a variety of different spinal injections that the doctors in Dallas, Plano and Mckiney pain clinic use to treat spine pain. The spine is the home of the nervous system and by injecting medications into this area, it can help to reduce pain throughout the body. All...

Benefits of a Plant Based Diet May 31st, 2018

Benefits of a Plant Based Diet

Children's Growing Pains May 30th, 2018

Children's Growing Pains

Physical Therapy Treatments for Fibromyalgia May 9th, 2018

Try These Physical Therapy Treatments for Fibromyalgia to Ease Your PainFor people with fibromyalgia, even the tasks of daily life can become an arduous struggle.Fibromyalgia is a disease characterized by extreme pain with no known cause. Because of this, it’s notoriously hard to treat and has no true cure.However, there...

Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy for Neuropathy May 7th, 2018

Peripheral neuropathy is a disease in which the nerves of the body become damaged, especially in the extremities. This creates several symptoms, including pain, numbness, and decreased range of movement.Neuropathy can happen for a number of reasons but is most common in diabetics. While there are a few different treatments...

Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy for Shoulder Pain May 2nd, 2018

Whether you’re a mom that needs to carry around her infant or an athlete that needs to throw a ball, shoulder pain can hinder your everyday life. Luckily, physical therapy for shoulder pain is one way to regain your mobility.If you’re struggling with debilitating pain every time you lift or...

Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy for Scoliosis Apr 30th, 2018

Scoliosis is a disease where the spine develops a sideways curvature, leading to excessive back pain and a decreased range of motion. While it is usually an inherited disease, that doesn’t mean you can’t take steps against it.Physical therapy for scoliosis is one of the best ways to reduce pain...

Migraine Headaches FAQs Apr 26th, 2018

Migraine and Headache Treatment in Dallas, TXMigraines and headaches can interfere with your daily activities and take away from your quality of life. Luckily, breakthroughs in medicine now make it possible to manage a variety of conditions like these without extensive surgery or medication. Progressive Health offers migraine and headache...

Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy for Sciatica Apr 25th, 2018

Are you suffering from sciatica nerve pain? If so, you'll recognize the symptoms of sciatica: burning or tingling down your leg, shoot leg and back pain that makes it hard to sit or stand, and numbness in the lower extremities.One way to eliminate this pain for good is with physical thearpy...

3 Benefits of Stem Cell Therapy Apr 24th, 2018

Our MissionAt Progressive Health, our #1 priority is to produce the best possible outcomes for our patients.  Everything about our custom same-day stem cell procedure is designed for results to alleviate pain, maximize function, and optimize health.  https://www.integrativepaininstitute.com/services/stem-cell-therapyStem Cells:Stem Cells live in all of us and they act as the...

Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy for Tennis Elbow Apr 23rd, 2018

Miss the days of serving aces to your challengers on the tennis court? If tennis elbow is sidelining you, then physical therapy might be the best way to get you back in action. Physical therapy for tennis elbow can relieve your pain, reduce your swelling, and heal your injured joint.What...

Botox for Migraines Apr 20th, 2018

Botulinum Toxin for MigrainesOne of our most innovative techniques to provide you with fast headache relief is a nerve block. A nerve block involves injection medication into or near a cluster of nerves in order to numb the pain sensors. It stops certain signals from getting to the brain, preventing...

Fibromyalgia 101 Apr 19th, 2018

FibromyalgiaFibromyalgia can cause fatigue, insomnia, chronic pain, muscle spasms, and anxiety. One of the key signs of fibromyalgia is the amount of trigger points along the neck, back, shoulders, hips, arms, and legs. Trigger points are tight bands of muscles that are sensitive to touch or pressure.  Trigger point injections...

Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy for Knee Pain Apr 18th, 2018

If you’re suffering from knee pain, physical therapy can help.Physical therapy for your knee can strengthen and stretch your muscles, taking the strain off of your joints. Still not convinced? Here are a few more benefits of physical therapy for knee pain.Physical Therapy Stretches Your KneeOften, knee pain is a...

Peripheral Neuropathy 101 Apr 17th, 2018

NeuropathyOne of the most common types of nerve pain is peripheral neuropathy.  Neuropathy in the hands and feet are common in patients with Diabetes.  Neuropathy is often described as numbness or tingling sensation but it also can be debilitating form of chronic pain.Sometimes, the sources of peripheral neuropathy can be...

Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy for Back Pain Apr 16th, 2018

If you're suffering from aches and pains in your back, there is a solution - physical therapy. Physical therapy for back pain is often overlooked, but it's a great way to get relief. In fact, studies show that physical therapy for back pain is just as good as surgery (and a whole...

Chronic Pain Relief Apr 13th, 2018

Chronic Pain Reliefhttps://www.integrativepaininstitute.com/services/pain-managementIf you’re living in Dallas area, Progressive Health Medical Center has a multi-disciplinary team of Doctors and Therapists to provide excellent treatment options for pain relief. Each of our medical professionals is specialized in the field of pain management and has years of experience treating patients with pain,...

2 Common Joints affected by Arthritis Pain Apr 12th, 2018

2 Common Joints Affected by Arthritis PainArthritis symptoms include chronic swelling and inflammation of the joints, caused by degeneration of the tissue needed to keep the joint mobile. When Arthritis occurs, it can cause joint pain and stiffness that limits range of motion and movement. Arthritis generally takes time to...

10 Tips for Natural Pain Relief Apr 11th, 2018

Natural Pain Reliefhttps://www.integrativepaininstitute.com/provider/loreta-pytka-fnpAt-Home Lifestyle ChangesFor many patients, lifestyle modifications are required to ensure their pain does not return. The biggest factors for natural pain relief include exercising regularly, eating well, and ensuring low levels of stress.Staying active can help you lose weight, which reduces pressure and tension on the spine....

7 Symptoms of Sciatica Apr 10th, 2018

7 Symptoms of Sciaticahttps://www.integrativepaininstitute.com/services/back-painLow back pain is an extremely common and complex problem that affects millions of Americans. This is because the lower back is made up of many different parts, including joints, muscles, cartilage, discs, vertebrae, and nerve tissue. Any problem, such as overuse or a sprain or injury...

7 Symptoms of Chronic Neck Pain Apr 9th, 2018

Neck PainNeck pain relief can be an extremely debilitating and prevents you from working or enjoying life. Neck pain can encompass a wide range of symptoms, including:Sharp painStiffness and weaknessHeadachesTingling or burningFeeling sore in your shoulders, neck, and armsPain directly between the shoulder bladesProblems sleepinghttps://www.integrativepaininstitute.com/services/neck-painMost of the time, neck pain...

Headaches and Migraines Apr 7th, 2018

Headaches and Migraineshttps://www.integrativepaininstitute.com/services/migraineheadacheMigraine headaches are all too common in the world today. Statistics show that they affect over 35 million Americans. Additionally, women are much more likely to migraine symptoms than men. Studies estimate that 18 percent of women and six percent of men experience migraine headaches during any given...

Comprehensive Pain Care Apr 6th, 2018

Comprehensive Pain Carehttps://www.integrativepaininstitute.com/services/pain-managementIf you’re living in Dallas, excellent pain management doctors in the area can be found at the Integrative Pain Institute. Each of our medical professionals is specialized in the field of pain management and has years of experience treating patients with severe chronic pain symptoms. What’s more, our...

Arthritis Pain Apr 5th, 2018

Arthritis Painhttps://www.integrativepaininstitute.com/services/arthritisChronic swelling and inflammation of the joints are often signs of arthritis. Arthritis can cause joint pain and stiffness that limits range of motion and movement. Arthritis generally takes time to develop and is very common in older people. In fact, the CDC estimates that around 50 percent of...

5 Causes of Plantar Fasciitis Apr 4th, 2018

Plantar Fasciitishttps://www.integrativepaininstitute.com/services/sports-medicine-and-injury-careOn the bottom of your foot is a thick and broad band of tissue known as the plantar fascia. It stretches from the heel bone all the way to the metatarsal bones that make up your toes. In this position, the plantar fascia sits across the arch of the...

4 Benefits of Physical Therapy Apr 3rd, 2018

Physical TherapyPhysical therapy is a very commonly used technique that can be used to treat a number of acute and chronic pain conditions, including sports injuries, auto injuries, post-operative pain, joint replacement surgeries, and back pain. https://www.integrativepaininstitute.com/services/physical-rehabPhysical therapy is a great way to minimize the need for pain medicine as you...

Sciatic Nerve Pain Apr 2nd, 2018

Sciatic Nerve Painhttps://www.integrativepaininstitute.com/services/back-painSciatica is a common condition caused by inflammation or pressure on the sciatic nerve that runs down the spine and through the leg. This often causes a specific type of sciatica pain that presents as pins and needles that extends from the lower back all the way to...

Back Pain Symptoms Mar 23rd, 2018

Back PainNearly one in four Americans will suffer from a back pain at some point during their lives.  Back pain and back spasms is one of the most debilitating problems in the country and is one of the main reasons people come to see us. Back pain can come in a number of...

5 Injections for Joint Pain Relief Mar 22nd, 2018

Living with constant pain seriously diminishes your quality of life. At Integrative Pain Institute, we want to help you find relief and optimal healing for joints, muscles, and bones that are aching and preventing you from doing the activities you enjoy.https://www.integrativepaininstitute.com/services/knee-painSeveral injection therapies offer hope for healing. Ask our doctors...

Arthritis Pain Relief Mar 22nd, 2018

Arthritishttps://www.integrativepaininstitute.com/services/arthritisMore than 50 million Americans suffer from arthritis. Regardless of the type, arthritis typically causes a swelling and stiffness of the joints, making it hard to move and decreasing your range of motion. The 2 main types of arthritis, Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis, are chronic illnesses that can be controlled through a combination...

Sports Medicine: Top 10 Football injuries Mar 19th, 2018

The 10 Most Common Football InjuriesFootball is an exciting, yet gruesome sport. While the commonplace viewer is focused on seeing their team win, they might not realize just how toiling each play can be. Every down involves shoving, twisting, pulling, and pushing on other players. All of the collected collisions,...

Green Juicing to Lose Weight Mar 9th, 2018

You are on the go….you are having a crazy busy day….you are craving some snacks, maybe even some junk food….perhaps a bag of chip that is easy to pick up but may be full of preservatives and not so “healthy” ingredients. But what you really need is something that is...

10 Tips about Auto Injuries Feb 26th, 2018

10 Tips about Personal Injury Care after an Auto Accidenthttps://www.integrativepaininstitute.com/services/car-accident-injuries1. You may be injured and not know it.2. Injuries such as whiplash usually may not show any symptoms for hours, days or weeks later.3. Medical professionals all agree that the first 72 hours after an accident are the most critical...

6 Benefits of Physical Therapy for Arthritis Feb 26th, 2018

Arthritis describes more than 100 conditions that have one thing in common — pain in the joints. When you have aching knees, hips, shoulders, elbows, wrists, or ankles, one of the last things you may want to do is work out. But physical therapy is the one thing you ought...

Top 3 Injuries from Car Accidents Feb 24th, 2018

Top 3 Injuries sustained in Car Accidents https://www.integrativepaininstitute.com/services/car-accident-injuries1. WhiplashWhiplash (a type of spine injury) is perhaps the most common type of vehicle injury. Whiplash happens when a collision causes the head and body to suddenly shake forward or towards the side. This puts incredible pressure on the ligaments of the neck...

4 Advanced Treatments for Arthritis Feb 7th, 2018

Arthritis Pain Reliefhttps://www.integrativepaininstitute.com/services/arthritisAre the throbbing and ceaseless aches associated with arthritis taking away from your enjoyment of life? You aren’t the only, as around 50 million people in the United States currently suffer from some form of arthritis. That number is on the rise and is expected to increase to...

5 Tips to Avoid Migraine Triggers Feb 1st, 2018

https://www.integrativepaininstitute.com/services/migraineheadacheMigraines can be chronic, disabling you for hours – or even days. The intense, pulsing pain of migraines plague more than 30 million men and women in the United States regularly.Although no surefire cure for migraines exists, you can take steps to avoid common triggers and control migraines. Certain common...

6 Medications to Relieve Pain Dec 26th, 2017

Pain Medication Managementhttps://www.integrativepaininstitute.com/provider/naga-mummaneni-mdhttps://www.integrativepaininstitute.com/services/pain-managementDealing with acute and chronic pain can take a huge toll on your wellbeing, especially when you feel like there is no way to get pain relief. Luckily, certain pain medications can be used to provide you with temporary and long-term pain relief. In many cases, medications are a...

Happy Holidays Dec 21st, 2017

We seldom think of nourishment as more than what is in the food we eat. As we leave today and enjoy the rest of the week off to be with family and friends, indulge yourself not so much with lots of food, but with lots of love and laughter.  Focus more...

Fibromyalgia Pain Relief Dec 21st, 2017

Relieving the Pain of Fibromyalgia in Dallas, Texashttps://www.integrativepaininstitute.com/services/pain-managementFibromyalgia is a chronic condition that affects the soft tissues and muscles of the body. It affects many people in Dallas, Texas, and often is characterized by constant, intense pain.Symptoms of Fibromyalgia in Dallas, TexasPeople in Dallas, Texas, who suffer from fibromyalgia can...

Pain Relief with Weight Loss Dec 20th, 2017

The Top 5 Pain Conditions that Benefit from Weight LossUnless you live under a rock, you're probably aware that being obese is not a good thing. It can cause a number of health problems, including heart disease, diabetes, and high blood pressure. However, what you might not know is that...

6 Holiday Healthy Eating Habits Dec 19th, 2017

How to eat healthy during the holidays without feeling deprived of all the goodies . . . . 1. Plan Ahead - Knowing when your holiday events are will help you to decide if you should have a dessert with lunch or Starbucks for breakfast. Save your “good eats” for the party and be...

Top 10 Sports Injuries Dec 19th, 2017

The Top 10 Sports Injuries and How to Treat Themhttps://www.integrativepaininstitute.com/services/sports-medicine-and-injury-careBecause sports are so physical, they can often be quite dangerous. The human body is susceptible to different kinds of damage, especially in certain areas. By learning more about which injuries are common, you can protect your body from harm and...

4 Benefits Of Vitamin D Dec 18th, 2017

Wellness doesn’t have to be hard or complicated. There are simple things you can add to your daily routine that add up in big ways for your health. One of those things is making sure your vitamin D levels are sufficient. In all the blood work I have seen in the last 4 months...