317 St. Francis Dr. Suite 350
Greenville, SC 29601


317 St. Francis Dr.
Suite 350
Greenville, SC 29601
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Medical Conditions Article

Piedmont Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, P.A. offers effective, proven solutions for complex, chronic and unresolved pain. This pain may be attributed to multiple factors and caused by a number of medical conditions, including:

Complex, Chronic Pain

Getting rid of complex, chronic pain is by definition both challenging and time consuming. For those willing to tackle it, however, there are several successful treatment options available.Getting rid of complex, chronic pain is by definition both challenging and time consuming

MAKE SURE TO LOOK AT THE LINKS FOR Neck Pain, Low Back Pain, Thoracic Pain, AND MANY OTHERS WITHIN OUR Medical Conditions PAGE. 

Medications

Common pitfalls in treating complex, chronic pain include emphasis on pain symptom management, assuming that the source of the pain has previously been identified and believing that meaningful long-term pain reduction is not possible. Just changing the approach to these pitfalls can be of benefit. For example, while emphasis on pain symptom management would seem to be a rather obvious goal, when increasing the dose or number of pain medications does not work, then alternative pharmacologic approaches should be considered.

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Piedmont Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, P.A. offers effective, proven solutions for complex, chronic and unresolved pain. This pain may be attributed to multiple factors and caused by a number of medical conditions, including:

Arthritis: Rheumatoid, Psoriatic & Osteoarthritis

We offer osteoarthritis treatment to our Greenville, Spartanburg, and Anderson area patients
We are pleased to offer osteoarthritis treatment to our Greenville, Spartanburg, and Anderson area patients.

The diagnosis and treatment of osteoarthritis is much more effective when related conditions are considered and if a regenerative medicine approach toward treatment is taken.

Arthritis is a general term that refers to many rheumatic diseases that can cause pain, stiffness, and swelling in joints or other connective tissues. These diseases can also affect supporting structures such as muscles, tendons, ligaments, or other parts of the body. Some common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, gout, ankylosing spondylitis, and psoriatic arthritis.

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Piedmont Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, P.A. offers effective, proven solutions for complex, chronic and unresolved pain. This pain may be attributed to multiple factors and caused by a number of medical conditions, including:

Lower & Upper Back Pain

It is not uncommon to go to the doctor with a backache only to leave with a diagnosis of lower back pain or upper back pain

Oh, My Aching Back!

It is not uncommon to go to the doctor with a backache only to leave with a diagnosis of lower back pain or upper back pain. We are frequently told it is likely due to strain, sprain, or arthritis. The diagnosis may be based upon a physical exam or an x-ray.

Like a rusty door hinge the bones in the spine may become rough and irregular. In addition the discs (jelly-like donuts that act like cushions between the bones) can lose their fullness. Doctors refer to this as degenerative disc disease (arthritis for short). The result is that the space between the bones decreases. This lack of space can lead to more arthritis of the bones themselves.

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