South Florida Pain Management Update

Why Interventional Pain Care Treatments Should Be Considered Before Painkillers

Those who suffer from chronic pain are willing to do anything for relief. Some turn to drugs and alcohol to numb the pain, but don’t take steps to treat the source of the pain rather than the pain itself. These temporary reliefs are not only less effective, but are dangerously addictive and can have terrible …

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Anesthesia Pain Care Consultants Employees Celebrate New Year by Supporting Local Charities

Every year for the holidays, our employees exchange Secret Santa gifts. This year, we decided to switch it up for a good cause. We selected three local charities, including Women In Distress of Broward County, Inc., The Humane Society of Broward County and Toys for Tots, and went shopping to fulfill their holiday wish lists. …

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Anesthesia Pain Care Consultants committed to treating injured workers and getting them back on the job

Anesthesia Pain Care Consultants recently exhibited at the Annual Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference® held on Aug. 21-24. The nationally acclaimed conference attracted thousands of workers’ comp, safety and healthcare professionals looking to learn more about the industry. Attendees came from a wide spectrum of related industries including insurance companies, hospitals, risk managers, medical office administrators, …

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Dr. Joseph Alshon Named a Top Doctor by The Boca Raton Observer

Dr. Joseph Alshon was named a Top Doctor by The Boca Raton Observer! He received this well-deserved honor by earning the Vitals Patients’ Choice Award for 2015. Vitals is an online resource for patients to find and learn more about physicians. The site collects more than 1.4 billion points of data including doctors’ backgrounds and …

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Ira Fox MD, DABPM, FIPP, ABIPP Becomes President of the World Society of Pain Clinicians

We’re proud to announce that our very own Dr. Ira Fox has been named president of the World Society of Pain Clinicians (WSPC). The mission of the WSPC is to advance the understanding of mechanisms, assessment, prevention and the treatment of pain. The World Society of Pain Clinicians (WSPC) was formed over three decades ago …

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Dr. Joseph Alshon Featured Guest on WLRN Public Radio’s Topical Currents Discussing Chronic Pain Management

During a recent segment of WLRN’s Topical Currents, Dr. Joseph Alshon had the pleasure of being a guest on the public radio show. The segment was devoted to chronic pain management and the latest treatment techniques. As an interventional pain management physiatrist, Dr. Alshon has been providing pain management and rehabilitative services for more than …

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Dr. Javier Vilasuso featured in Salonpas: Common Causes of Hip Pain in Women

Dr. Javier Vilasuso joined Anesthesia Pain Care Consultants in August of 2015. He has been quoted and interviewed on numerous topics. He was recently asked about the incidence of hip pain in women. Here are his thoughts. Studies show that 60 percent of patients who suffer from hip pain are women. Hip pain tends to …

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Reducing Dependency on Opioids

The statistics are sobering regarding the impact of opioids. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, opioids, which include prescription pain relievers and heroin, killed more than 28,000 people in 2014. Prince’s death sheds light on the many issues regarding addiction to pain killers and brings to the forefront this extremely serious problem. A …

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