Frequent Backaches? You Could Be Experiencing Spinal Compression Fractures

If you experience backaches regularly, it could be more than just the aches and pains of age. You could have a compression fracture in your spine. A compression fracture happens when a vertebra—one [...]

Why Kyphoplasty Is the Best Option to Restore Spinal Compression Fractures

Compression fractures in the spine can happen for many reasons, and are more common than you might think. These fractures happen when one or several of the bones in your spine, called vertebrae, are c[...]

Treatment Options for Patients With Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a condition in which a person experiences chronic pain. The pain may be present with other symptoms such as fatigue, poor sleep, depression and even numbness. You may also feel weak, d[...]

What Is MME & Why Is It Important to Pain Management?

If you live with chronic pain and have been prescribed opioids, you may have heard of MME. MME stands for morphine milligram equivalents, a measurement pain management physicians use to determine how [...]

The Most Common Injuries Due to Car Accidents & How Pain Management Can Help

Each year, an estimated 1.3 million people die in car accidents around the world, and up to 50 million people will experience injuries as a result of car accidents. While some have minor injuries that[...]
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What Is Genicular Nerve Radiofrequency Ablation & Do You Qualify?

Chronic knee pain caused by arthritis and injuries affects millions of people. For many, it can be difficult to fully treat. Pain medication can cause side effects that impact quality of life, but sur[...]

A New Clinic Is Now Open in Carrollton!

Summit Spine & Joint Centers is pleased to announce a new pain and joint clinic now open in Carrollton. Located at 526 Bankhead Highway, Suites 101 and 102, this new clinic will offer all the cutt[...]

Stop Your Chronic Pain With Spinal Cord Stimulation

Do you live with chronic back or neck pain? If you’ve tried other therapies or even surgery and still live with persistent pain, spinal cord stimulation may be an option for you. This minimally inva[...]
Acute Pain vs Chronic Pain

Symptoms, Causes & Treatments for Neck Pain

If you suffer from neck pain, you’re not alone. Millions of adults worldwide suffer from some form of neck pain, with many cases being chronic. Neck pain isn’t just a pain in the neck—it can aff[...]

7 Ways to Improve Back Pain

Whether you’ve experienced an acute injury or continue to live with chronic pain, back pain can impact even the smallest activities in your daily life. At Summit Spine & Joint Centers, our pain [...]