Non–Operative Treatments for Chronic Pain Available at the Center for Spine and Orthopedics

Non–Operative Treatments for Chronic Pain Available at the Center for Spine and Orthopedics

The Center for Spine and Orthopedics offers comprehensive physical medicine & rehabilitation for managing chronic pain. Our physiatrists offer a variety of diagnostic and non-operative pain management options, including ultrasound-guided injections, generative medicine, therapeutic neural blockade and acupuncture. These may be prescribed in combination or alone. Our physicians also work in partnership with local physical…

Amanda Gonyea’s Story Pain-free After Spinal Fusion

Amanda Gonyea’s Story: Pain-free After Spinal Fusion

Sword fighter Amanda Gonyea spent a year seeing physicians who said that her chronic back pain was caused by excess weight. The 48-year old woman lost 150 pounds, but the pain did not go away. A friend recommended that she see Dr. Joseph Morreale at the Center for Spine and Orthopedics (CSO). “I originally saw…

Bill Allen’s Story Free from Neck Pain after Total Disc Replacement

Bill Allen’s Story: Free from Neck Pain after Total Disc Replacement

Bill Allen works 70 hours per week in his lawn care business, building retaining walls and operating heavy equipment. Though he doesn’t recall a specific incident that triggered his neck pain, he knows that it started last spring. “It felt like I’d pinched a nerve on the left side of my neck, and I couldn’t…