Whether staying locally in Dallas, Texas or driving across the nation….if you are hitting the road this summer for vacation, the last thing you want is your sweet time to be interrupted by pain. We often hear complaints of people with neck pain while out of town, especially now that people are more likely to…

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You can do more than thank your lucky stars if you’ve ever hiked, jogged, or walked a very far distance. Protecting your knees as you age is essential. With these tips, you’ll learn ways to strengthen the knees and live a healthier life.  As the largest joint in the human body, the knees are interesting…

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In today’s chaotic world, busy schedules may be to blame for recurring headaches. Sometimes resulting from medical conditions, but often, they’re simply the result of dehydration, staying up late, or just overdoing it during Crossfit.  While there’s plenty of treatments to reduce the pain, including over-the-counter drugs and prescriptions, they don’t always help lessen symptoms.…

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Science may not be able to entirely explain the exact reason why pain worsens in the heat, but we cannot ignore it! In Dallas, Texas, the average high temperature sways to a sweltering 86-98* F in the summertime months. Often, patients who suffer from chronic pain explain the change in weather makes their pain worse.…

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Sciatica Relief with Epidural Injections

If you have experienced lower back pain that radiates down your leg, you may have sciatica. As many 40% of people will experience Sciatica in their lifetime. For some, sciatic pain can be a pain that only comes once in a while, but for many it can cause extreme difficulty when attempting everyday tasks. It…

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Infusion Pain Treatment for Chronic Pain

Millions of Americans are affected by chronic pain. Living with chronic pain can not only cause those suffering to have to live with pain on a daily basis, it can cause other significant issues as well. It can cause decreased mobility, flexibility, and can make it harder to get through their everyday activities.  If you…

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ketamine infusions for chronic pain

More than 50 million adults in the United States are affected by chronic pain. Chronic pain is pain that carries on for longer than 12 weeks despite medication or treatment. Those that suffer from chronic pain know that it can greatly affect their way of life. It can affect everything from your sleep, your work…

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cold weather and joint pain

Winter is upon us, and for those who suffer from joint pain that can mean even more discomfort. While many people blame their increased aches and pains on the cold weather, it is actually due to changes in the barometric pressure. When there are sudden drops in the barometric pressure, your joints can swell, putting…

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Pain Relief

At Progressive Pain and Interventional Psychiatry we use a variety of tools to treat your pain.  Pain medication may be one of those tools, but it shouldn’t always be the first one to be used in your pain management treatment plan. Treatment options such as physical therapy and exercise therapy are actually recommended by organizations…

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