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Welcome Allison Thomas, NP

Allison Thomas is a native of Goldsboro, NC. She graduated from Eastern Wayne High School in 2000 and then attended UNC Chapel Hill. She is a true “Tar Heel” born and bred as she graduated in 2004 with her Bachelor’s in Nursing and then went on to obtain her Master’s degree as an Adult Nurse […]

Epidural Steroid Injection (ESI)

Interlaminar ESI. This method accesses the epidural space from the middle of the back under X-Ray guidance. After numbing medicine is applied, a small needle is inserted under the skin towards the space between two vertebrae. When the needle tip is in the correct place, we inject contrast dye to confirm a good spread of […]

Radiofrequency (RF) Ablation

Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is a procedure used to provide long-lasting pain relief from joint arthritis. Multiple joints can be treated with radiofrequency ablation, including: Lower back (facet joints) Neck (facet joints) Sacroiliac joint Knee joints First, your doctor will first listen to your story about your pain, and then they will examine you to determine […]

We Are Pleased to Welcome Dr. Lathan McCall

Eastern Regional Pain Specialist is pleased to announce that Dr. Lathan McCall will be joining our practice on August 1st. Dr. McCall is completing his fellowship in pain management at Massachusetts General Hospital.  A native of Alabama, Dr. McCall obtained his M.D. degree at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. His wife, Caroline, grew up […]

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Please join us as we celebrate the opening of our new facility on Wednesday, June 2nd at 11:30am!  Location: 2605 N Hospital Rd. Goldsboro, NC 27534

SCS (Spinal Cord Stimulator) Trials

At ERPS, we are proud to offer SCS (Spinal Cord Stimulator) trials which have been proven to alleviate back and neck pain. SCS is a minimally invasive procedure that can be effective in treating chronic pain. A small implanted generator transmits a current to your spinal cord that can block the feeling of pain. The […]

Tips for Coping with Chronic Pain

The emotional toll of chronic pain can be devastating for those suffering and for their family members. The day in and day out struggle of chronic pain can be overwhelming. Although ERPS is undoubtedly here to help address your physical symptoms, we are also here to help with the emotional and mental component of chronic […]

Holistic Steps for Reducing Back Pain

It is well known that back pain can greatly affect one’s quality of life especially if it lasts for an extended period of time. Prior to taking more drastic measures to heal your back pain, consider some holistic steps that might just do the trick! Try taking the following steps for your back pain: Shedding […]

Neuropathic Pain

Neuropathic pain is a type of chronic pain that results from damage or dysfunction in the nervous system. Unlike nociceptive pain, which is caused by tissue damage or injury, neuropathic pain is often characterized by abnormal sensations such as burning, shooting, tingling, or electric shock-like sensations. It can be chronic and persistent, making it challenging […]

Joint Pain

Joint pain and discomfort can be caused by a variety of different conditions including arthritis, injury, obesity, etc. Without a full medical exam and understanding of your health history, it would be hard to determine the source of your joint pain. Regardless, there are many different treatment options for those suffering from joint pain! We […]

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