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?

Common Sciatica Triggers and How to Treat it

It never fails: you’re ready for some relaxation and fun with the family when suddenly you tweak your back, and you’re down for the count. Sciatica pain can last anywhere from a few days to a few weeks or more. The pain is radiating from your lower hip or back, down the back of your… Continue reading Common Sciatica Triggers and How to Treat it

Clues You Might Have Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Do you work with your hands? If you sit behind a computer keyboard, use a computer mouse, use hand tools, use a cash register, play guitar, have diabetes, or are just unlucky, you may be at risk for carpal tunnel syndrome. Even writing with a pen can put you at risk. Carpal tunnel syndrome is… Continue reading Clues You Might Have Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Ketamine Infusions And Their Proven Results With Evidence

Ketamine Infusions And What They Can Do For You Are you living with a major depressive disorder and feeling that your current treatment is not as effective as you would have liked? Or are you having problems with the unwanted side effects of prescription medication? Here at Southwest Pain Management, we want to help people… Continue reading Ketamine Infusions And Their Proven Results With Evidence

Stiff Neck What To Do
About It

Modern treatment of neck pain puts a big emphasis on self-management, coping strategies, and a quick return to normal activities. Managing your stress is an important part of the treatment plan for neck pain. Symptoms of Neck Tension The symptoms of neck tension, which may come on either suddenly or slowly, include: muscle tightness muscle… Continue reading Stiff Neck What To Do
About It

Disuse Syndrome

Use it or lose it. If you suffer from any type of chronic pain, you are at risk for developing a physical “disuse” syndrome. You have heard the expression, “use it or lose it”? Our bodies are designed to move and be active. What is disuse syndrome? Basically, it describes the effects on the body… Continue reading Disuse Syndrome