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 […]

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 […]


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 […]

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