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Success in Back Pain Relief through Spinal Injections

The good news is that for decades, spinal injections have been one of the most common short-term treatments for back pain.

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When Driving is a Pain in the Back

Do you tense up at the thought of hopping in your car to drive into the city for a night out? Do you dread heading down 30A for a weekend on the beach? Don’t let your back pain ruin your road trips! We at Lonseth have tips for traffic and advice for auto aggravations so you can make traveling comfortable and fun again.

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Here’s to your Health! Avoid Pain through Better Self-Care

Do you look forward to events on your calendar? Do you feel younger than your age? Do you feel like you are living your best life? 


If you answered yes to any of these questions, you are already one step ahead on the check list for better health. A healthy mental outlook goes a long way toward a healthy body in general. And a healthy body means less pain and a healthier you. 

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You’re No Slouch! Proper Posture Can Decrease Neck and Back Pain

Take it from the super model, standing up straight makes you look slimmer.

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Standing at work? Your back is at risk!

Office workers take note: while you’re chained to a computer and stuck in your chair, you might be picturing a dream job where you’re up and moving. But it turns out, standing up all day may not be all that good for you either. 

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Resolution Road – all signs point to a better back in 2017

Have you ever put “control my pain” on your resolution list? We at Lonseth Pain Intervention Centers think that should go to the very top!

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Are you Ho-Ho-Hurting for the Holidays?

Take it easy Santa, that heavy sack is doing a number on your back!

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7 Great Surgery-Free Options for Low Back Pain Now

Missed work? Skipped a night out with friends? Non-stop nagging low back pain?  Well know that you are not alone. In fact 85% of us will have low back pain at least once and when it’s here, it can grind our lives to a halt!

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Back Pain and Beyond

Look beyond the back for help!

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Stimulating Facts about Spinal Cord Stimulation.

What if there was a treatment that relieved some of the toughest to treat pain.

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You Haven’t Got Time for the Pain: Ending the Ache of Arthritis with Joint Injections

If you’re an adult with joint paint, it probably won’t surprise you to hear that arthritis is the #1 reason for disability in America.

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After the Crash, Ouch the Whiplash!

Whiplash: Chronic Neck Pain Explained

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Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction

Dysfunction Junction: it’s a pain in the Sacroiliac

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A New Way

An Interventional Pain Specialist is excited about a needle-free, no-pills option to end migraine pain.

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When Doves Cry: Prince and Percocet?

Rumors are swirling. If what TMZ is reporting is true, legendary musical artist Prince overdosed on the opioid pain killer Percocet days before he died.

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Migraine Headache? End the Pain! (Without Pills)

A migraine headache can be crippling. It robs us of our ability to live our lives and affects millions of people every year. 

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Opioid Guidelines

The fastest growing drug problem in the United States isn’t heroin and it isn’t speed. The fastest drug problem is opioids from doctors who prescribe them.

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Dr. Eric Lonseth discusses interventional pain management treatment options.

Dr. Eric Lonseth discusses interventional pain management treatment options.

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All The Shingles Ladies Put Your Hands Up! – The Bottom Line On Shingles, PHN and Back Pain

Shingles is a reactivation of the varicella-zoster virus, the same virus that causes chickenpox. Following the chicken pox, the virus lies “asleep” or dormant in nerve tissue. It never truly goes away though. The virus may “awaken” as Shingles years later. This occurs especially in times of stress or illness.

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Sciatica-Pain Down The Back of The Leg, Help Is Available

Millions of American men and women suffer from back pain often with pain down the back of the leg.  This can be a significant medical problem that needs attention and can many times be helped and often can be cured.  This blog will define sciatica, discuss the diagnosis, and some of the treatments that can make the pain go away.

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Upping the Core Downs the Back Pain

Washboard abs are not only easy on the eyes, they can also help alleviate low back pain. Combat low back pain by exercising and strengthening the abdominal muscles that help make up the “core”: abdominal extensors, flexors, transversus abdominus and obliques. Do these three no-equipment-necessary exercises to get started.

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The Devil Wears Prada: High Heels & Back Pain

Beauty is pain, and this fall’s footwear fashion trends promise a lot of it! Sky-high platforms, pumps, pointy-toes and ice-sculpture inspired heels are among the season’s avant-garde offenders. Worn by the catwalk goddess they scream Vogue, while on your feet you scream ‘ouch!’ In the endless struggle to stay in style, did you know you could be sacrificing more than just the comfort of your feet?

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Back And Neck Pain Have More Vigor If You Identify The Trigger

Back and neck pain have a myriad of causes and there are specific treatments that can help those who suffer from this common malady. This blog will discuss the relationship of trigger points to neck and back pain and how they can be used to help treat those who suffer from chronic neck and low back pain.

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Abstain From Back Pain: 5 Questions To Ask Your Doctor

Back pain is one of the most common problems affecting 31 million of American men and women on any given day. When ancient man\woman stood erect on two feet, there was increased pressure on the spine and the nerves that go to the back. As a doctor with specialty training in pain management I see every type of pain. The vast majority of patients have back pain.

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Leonard Nimoy, Star of Star Trek – Explores Lung Problems and Back Pain

Leonard Nimoy died on February 27 at the age of 83. He is best known for his role playing Spock on the 1960s television show Star Trek. He played the emotionless and yet beloved alien Vulcan who was the conscience of an often campy science fiction series that took on social issues on the 1960s. He is synonymous for his catch phrase “Live long and prosper” with hand raised in Vulcan salute. One month before his death, he more recently shared, “Don’t smoke. I did. Wish I never had.” This blog will explore the relationship between smoking, lung disease and back pain.

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Oh, My Broken Back – Help Is Available For Back Pain

About 700,000 Americans will develop fracture of their spine each year. This causes great pain and discomfort. This blog will define the problem of broken back and what can be done to help you return to normal activities.

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Don’t Let Pain Be a Pain in the Butt-What You Need to Know About Chronic Pain

Pain is both a good thing and a discomfort. It is good because if we didn’t have pain, we wouldn’t remove our finger from the hot stove. It’s a bad thing because if you are experiencing chronic pain, you are distracted, unable to keep your mind on your work or family, and you are at risk for depression. In this blog, I will discuss the management of chronic pain.

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Laser Spine Surgery-Everything You Wanted To Know and Shouldn’t Be Afraid to Ask About Back Pain

As a doctor who is devoted to easing the pain and suffering of my patients it seems to me that I can spend only half my time in such pursuit. The other half of the time ends up being spent answering questions about what I think about “laser spine surgery.” This blog is intended to answer some of your questions about laser spine surgery and what you need to know if you are considering this treatment option for your back pain.

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My Pain Doctor does not treat my Pain – he improves my Life.

Pain can be devastating, but not only because it hurts. Clearly by definition pain hurts. But equally, if not more important, it can be devastating because it interferes with our lives. It stops us from giving our all at work and school. It keeps us in bed rather than exercise in the morning. It tears us up when we can’t lift our grandchildren or take our kids to soccer practice.

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