Chronic Pain

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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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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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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Join Anesthesia Pain Care Consultants at the 2016 Coral Springs Senior Open Prom-Am

The physicians at Anesthesia Pain Care Consultants care about those in pain. This year marks the 5th Annual Charity Golf Event. Ira Fox, MD, DABPM, FIPP, ABIPP, and staff want to support the World Institute of Pain by raising money through this event. As in years past, Dr. Fox is the title sponsor of the …

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Anesthesia Pain Care Consultants Hosts 18th Annual Pain Symposium

Anesthesia Pain Care Consultants hosted its 18th Annual Pain Symposium at the Coral Springs Marriott Heron Bay to a large and appreciative audience. After nearly two decades of providing critical information to physicians across a wide spectrum of disciplines, the symposium has developed a well-earned reputation for excellence. Designed to provide the latest news on …

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Anesthesia Pain Care Consultants Exhibits at 70th Annual Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference®

Orlando was once again the site of the nationally acclaimed 70th Annual Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference® and 27th Annual Safety & Health Conference.  Every year, the event attracts thousands of professionals looking to learn more about the industry.  This year was no exception.  Attendees came from across a wide spectrum of related industries including insurance …

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Dr. Ira Fox Featured on NPR Topical Currents Discussing Chronic Pain Management

Board certified interventional pain specialist Dr. Ira Fox, MD, DABPM, FIPP, ABIPP of Anesthesia Pain Care Consultants was a guest on WLRN’s Topical Currents radio show. He and author Judy Foreman, author of “A Nation in Pain,” discussed the latest methods for managing chronic pain conditions, as well as any secondary pain that can come …

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PainPathways: Focus on Fibromyalgia and Depression — How Are They Related?

An article from PainPathways Magazine discusses how fibromyalgia and depression can go hand in hand. Fibromyalgia is defined as a chronic disorder characterized by widespread muscle pain, fatigue and tenderness in localized areas. As the article mentions, since depression and fibromyalgia can greatly interfere with your home and work life, it is important to openly …

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Interventional Pain Management Techniques Provide Much Needed Relief to Painful Shingles Condition

Based on the same strain as chicken pox and herpes, shingles has a strong impact and can strike at any age. Combatting shingles can be tough because even once the condition clears up, the pain often remains. It can lead to other serious complications and interfere with people’s daily activities. Called postherpetic neuralgia, the pain …

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