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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 […]

Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain is among one of the most common reasons for a person to see a doctor in the United States, and almost two-thirds of people will experience an episode of lower back pain during their lifetime. Certain activities may put you at risk for lower back pain, such as heavy lifting and twisting. […]

Sacroiliac Joint (SIJ) Injections

Sacroiliac joint injections can be both diagnostic (telling us where the pain is coming from) and therapeutic (helping to treat the pain and allowing the patient to return to activities, such as physical therapy or exercise). Injections are best performed under x-ray or ultrasound guidance, depending upon which part of the joint is being targeted. […]

Anti-Inflammatory Smoothie

INGREDIENTS 1 cup spinach 1/2 small beet (peeled and chopped) 1/2 cup water or coconut water 1/2 orange (peeled) 1 cup blueberries (frozen) 1/2 cup pineapple (frozen) 1 tsp turmeric Blend together in a blender adding more liquid as needed to achieve the desired consistency!

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 […]

Crick in The Neck? Top Remedies for Nagging Neck Pain

We’ve all been there. Your alarm buzzes, you roll out of bed, and WHAM you experience the dreaded sensation of pain often referred to as a “crick in the neck.” A crick in the neck can be the result of many different things, but we often associate it with a poor sleeping position. It can […]

Can Healthy Eating Help With Chronic Pain?

There is strong evidence to suggest that chronic pain can be remedied by a diet that aims to reduce bodily inflammation. Chronic pain is often associated with chronic inflammation. Inflammation can be caused by an array of things, but is directly linked to diet and lifestyle. For those suffering from chronic pain, we recommend a […]

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 […]

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