The Benefits of MeRT for Autism

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Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a complex neurodevelopmental condition that can impact an individual’s ability to communicate and interact with others. While there is no one-size-fits-all approach to managing ASD, research suggests that a promising therapy option for some individuals is magnetic resonance therapy (MeRT). This type of therapy uses magnetic pulses to stimulate certain… Continue reading The Benefits of MeRT for Autism

What You Need to Know About Treating Migraines

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Migraines are headaches that can be extremely painful and debilitating. There are several different types of migraines, each with its own set of symptoms and possible treatments. Knowing the facts about migraines is the first step in finding relief from this condition.   At Southwest Pain Management, we offer migraine treatment in Irving, TX, that… Continue reading What You Need to Know About Treating Migraines

How Can Heart Rate Beat to Beat Variability or HRV Monitoring Can Help Pain Management

Heart rate variability (HRV) is the time interval between each heartbeat.  It is not simply changes in heart rate overall but a measurement of beat to beat variability.   HRV monitoring is a helpful method of understanding how your nervous system responds to stressors in your environment.  How HRV Relates to Pain According to a… Continue reading How Can Heart Rate Beat to Beat Variability or HRV Monitoring Can Help Pain Management

What Is Dysautonomia?

Dysautonomia is a serious condition affecting the autonomic nervous system, which controls all of the body’s involuntary functions, including heart rate, blood pressure, digestion, and bladder control. Dysautonomia can cause various symptoms, depending on which systems are affected. There is no one-size-fits-all treatment for dysautonomia. However, it is recommended to speak to your doctor about… Continue reading What Is Dysautonomia?

Understanding Upper Back Pain

Upper back pain can happen anywhere from the base of the neck to the bottom of the rib cage. Upper back pain can have several causes. Things like car accidents, injuries, broken bones, bad posture, disc problems, or even arthritis might prompt the pain. Most of the time, people with mild to moderate upper back… Continue reading Understanding Upper Back Pain

Regenerative Tendon Repair – For Tennis Elbow & Rotator Cuff Tear

Are you suffering from tennis elbow or rotator cuff tear? Or is your loved one in severe pain? Let’s dive deep into its symptoms, diagnosis, and reliable treatment in the form of regenerative tendon repair.   What is Rotator Cuff Tear?   Rotator cuff tear is a common form of shoulder pain. It refers to… Continue reading Regenerative Tendon Repair – For Tennis Elbow & Rotator Cuff Tear

Cell Phone Neck – What is it and Why it’s Bad

Have you ever stared down at your cell phone and then realized that your neck is starting to hurt? That’s called cell phone neck, and yes, it’s a real thing. If you look at small devices for hours, you could easily start to develop neck pain, but what really is a cell phone neck? What… Continue reading Cell Phone Neck – What is it and Why it’s Bad

SGB for Long COVID: What You Need to Know

While the effects of Covid are generally well-understood, the long-term ramifications of the viral infection are less well-understood. Recently, there has been an increase in attention on “Long Covid,” or the lasting symptoms of SARS-CoV-2 infection. Long Covid is a term used to describe symptoms that remain for several weeks after the initial infection has… Continue reading SGB for Long COVID: What You Need to Know

When Does Knee Pain Become Serious?

Knee pain is no laughing matter, and oftentimes knee pain is ignored because a person doesn’t believe it’s serious. But when does knee pain actually become serious enough that it needs to be taken care of? How can you tell when you should come and see one of our pain management professionals? It can be… Continue reading When Does Knee Pain Become Serious?

Lower Back Pain: When Should You Get Help?

Low back pain can be one of the most intense pains the human body can experience, especially if the pain is acute and continuous. It is responsible for most off-work days than any other type of pain. Thankfully, if you’re experiencing severe lower back pain, there are some ways that you can get relief. As… Continue reading Lower Back Pain: When Should You Get Help?