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Oven-Baked Salmon Recipe

Salmon is high in protein and omega-3 fatty acids that provide well documented benefits for the heart and brain. Give this recipe a try! Ingredients: Salmon – 2lb Salt – 2 tsp 1 Lemon Paprika – 1tsp Garlic – 2 tbsp Olive Oil – 2 tbsp Black Pepper – 1tsp Directions Heat oven to 375 Line […]

How to Live a Heart-Healthy Life

February is Heart Health Month! Here are some tips to help you live a heart-healthy life: Learn Your Health History: Knowing what you are at risk for and if heart-disease runs in your family is a great first step! Avoid a Sedentary Lifestyle: Get outside and move your body. Avoid sitting for long periods of […]

Holiday Wellness Tips

It’s tempting to abandon all of your health goals as you approach the holiday season. This season, we’d like to encourage you to stick with your goals and maybe even add a few new ones! Here are some of our top tips for Holiday wellness: Stay active – aim to break a sweat 5x per […]

Healthy Pumpkin Pancakes

This scrumptious and festive pancake recipe is a family favorite! Whip up the batter in your blender and then pour directly into a sizzling skillet. We also love it because of the nourishing ingredients! 1/2 cup canned pumpkin 2 eggs ⅔ cup milk of choice 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 tablespoon honey or maple syrup 1 ½ cups rolled oats 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 […]

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 […]

Delectable Spaghetti Squash Pizza Pie

It’s squash season! Why not skip pizza delivery night and cook this delicious spaghetti squash pizza casserole dish?! It’s easy to whip up and a crowd-pleaser. Plus, it’s filling and makes for excellent left-overs. 1 pound ground sausage (mild) 1 large spaghetti squash 1/2 diced onion 1 tbsp of minced garlic 1 cup of chopped […]

Watermelon and Strawberry Caprese Salad

Try this delectable summer salad that is the perfect refreshing appetizer or side-dish! It’s the perfect combination of sweet and salty. 1 cup of fresh mozzarella, cut into 1/2-inch cubes 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground pepper 2 cups cubed seedless watermelon 2 cups of sliced strawberries 1/2 cup thinly sliced fresh basil 1 tablespoon […]

Inflammation Fighting Food

Studies have shown that certain foods can help with bodily inflammation and pain reduction. By following some simple dietary guidelines, you can help minimize your body’s inflammatory response. Foods that CAUSE inflammation: Refined and Processed Foods such as chips, pastries, etc. Sugary Beverages and Soda Fried Foods Margarine Artificial Sweeteners An overabundance of red meat […]

ERPS is pleased to welcome Michelle Fleck, FNP

Eastern Regional Pain Specialist is pleased to welcome Michelle Fleck, FNP to our practice.  Michelle was born and raised in Wilson County.  She has proudly served our country in the military and was stationed at SJAFB.  Michelle and her husband moved to Wayne County in 2003 and have two children.

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 […]

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