Category: General
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 frequently the result of nerve damage or injury to the nerves around the spinal cord. It can develop due to diabetes, drug side effects, infections, strokes, or as the result of an injury. Sometimes; however, the cause is unknown. Neuropathic pain is relatively common affecting 7-10% of the population. Oftentimes neuropathic pain […]

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 […]


Arthritis plagues many of our patients who come into our office suffering with pain management. The CDC reports that 23% of all adults, or more than 54 million people, have arthritis and it’s a leading cause of work disability. Even though arthritis can greatly affect your everyday life, there are treatments available to help you. […]

Sciatica Nerve Pain

Sciatica nerve pain (sciatic neuritis) is very painful and typically manifests as radiating pain originating in the buttocks and running down one leg. It can be caused by a herniated disc, disc degeneration, etc. Sciatic nerve pain is often described as: shooting, pulsating, and burning. Unfortunately, sciatica is very common and approximately 40% of people […]

Neck Pain

Chronic neck pain is all too common. The neck itself is a complex region of the body stabilized by many muscles, tendons, and ligaments. When one of these soft tissues, the spine, or nerves becomes jeopardized, neck pain can very quickly become a painful issue. Neck pain often involves radiating pain or pain that inhibits […]

Lower Back Pain

Pain in the lower pack can be debilitating and yet it’s one of the most common complaints from patients. According to a recent study by Lancet, lower back pain is a leading cause of disability and affects more than 85% of adults. Although lower back pain can greatly affect quality of life, there are many […]

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