Blog Archive

Why Seeking Treatment for Neuropathy Is Important Oct 16th, 2019

From head to toe, your body is a complex network of nerves that help control just about everything you do. It all starts in your central nervous system (your brain and spinal cord). That’s where your peripheral nerves (all those outside your central nervous system) get their orders and send...

You Don’t Have to Live with Chronic Headaches. We Can Help! Sep 3rd, 2019

Headaches are a normal part of life. According to the World Health Organization, nearly everyone suffers at least an occasional headache. Most of the time, headaches are more of an annoyance than anything. But what happens when headaches become an everyday part of your life, or the symptoms become so...

How Trigger Point Injections and PRP Therapy Can Help You Heal From an Injury Aug 19th, 2019

Have you recently suffered an injury – perhaps from playing a sport, a car accident, or while exercising? Maybe you’re wary of using pain medications (with good reason!) because you don’t want to risk developing an addiction. But you also don’t want to deal with the inconvenience of surgery and...

Exercises to Help Your Arthritis Flare-Ups Jul 1st, 2019

If living with arthritis wasn't bad enough, a flare-up can make things even worse. Often marked by a sudden intensity in joint pain and accompanied by fever or fatigue, a flare-up can make it hard to even consider getting out of bed. Despite the discomfort, exercise is often one of...

How Kyphoplasty Works to Relieve Your Lower Back Pain Jun 5th, 2019

About 80% of adults experience lower back pain at some point in their lives. Sometimes, the pain goes away on its own. Other times, it doesn’t, especially if your lower back pain is the result of fractures or degenerative discs that cause your vertebrae to collapse. Kyphoplasty could be the...

The Delayed Effects of Whiplash Post Auto-Accident May 21st, 2019

Whether you’ve been in a fender bender or multi-car collision, the injuries your injuries may not cause pain right away. That often means patients delay getting the medical treatment important for recovery. When it comes to whiplash, for example, the consequences of not getting treatment can cause you trouble for...

In Celebration of our PAs Oct 12th, 2016

October 6th marked the beginning of PA Week. Physician Assistants have been enriching health care in America for 50 years now. At BRPM, our PAs play a critical roll in helping patients achieve positive pain management outcomes. As a grand finale to PA Week, we want to highlight our PAs...

Quote of the Week Sep 13th, 2016

On Neurostimulation Aug 19th, 2016

One of the primary goals for the specialists at Blue Ridge Pain Management, is helping patients find treatments for their chronic pain conditions that allow them to live full lives despite their pain. Just as there is vast diversity in chronic pain conditions, so are the treatment options. As technology...

Meet the BRPM Staff Feb 25th, 2015

We are proud to introduce our amazing BRPM Staff. They do the hard, often behind the scenes work, that is crucial to your care and excellent patient experience.  We are truly blessed to have them. So, without further ado, the Blue Ridge Pain Management staff:   Christina: Insurance Specialist  ...