Posts Tagged “Best Pain Clinic in Los Angeles”

Burbank’s Best Pain Clinic

By | May 10, 2013

We have done many series of blogs on what makes for the best pain clinic in Los Angeles, but Schlesinger Pain Centers is not just a tertiary referral center, it is also the local neighborhood pain clinic for the people of Burbank and the surrounding areas. I have been a part of the medical community […]

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Headaches 2013: Tension Type Headaches

By | March 13, 2013

Although they make up 90% of all headaches, the tension type headaches, from which we all suffer from time to time are a rare reason for an appointment at Schlesinger Pain Centers largely due to their mild to moderate severity and self-limited nature. When these headaches become chronic some patient will present. It is important […]

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Headaches 2013: The Importance of Diagnosis

By | March 11, 2013

As we have said so many times in these blogs the most important step in the medical process is arriving at the correct diagnosis. Tension headaches, chronic daily headaches, true migraines, cluster headaches, occipital neuralgia, cervicogenic headaches and a variety of facial pain syndromes such as trigeminal neuralgia all require different treatments. Without the correct […]

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Yoga and You: Adaptive Yoga

By | February 19, 2013

I apologize to all of my readers for the unannounced day off yesterday, but Presidents Day turned out to be an extremely busy day a Schlesinger Pain Centers and clinical work always takes precedent over my journalistic activities. A frequently misunderstood concept that I would like to discuss today is the difference traditional yoga and […]

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In Search of the Best Pain Clinic in L A: Interim Cancer Care

By | February 11, 2013

The best pain clinic in Los Angeles would know that placing the trial catheter is only the beginning of interim cancer care. The best pain clinic in LA would know that clock is ticking and that they have only 7 to 10 days maximum to complete the work-up and arrange for the final implantation of […]

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In Search of the Best Pain Clinic in L A: Temporary Catheters

By | February 8, 2013

A theme that we have dealt with over and over is that for the best pain clinic in Los Angeles, calendars and clocks are less important than patients. Yesterday afternoon an old patient Vera (not her real name) came to see me in the Burbank of complaining of upper abdominal pain, which radiated to her […]

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In Search of the Best Pain Clinic in L A: Weeding Out Drug Addicts

By | February 6, 2013

The best pain clinic in Los Angeles would be troubled by the number of prescription drug addicts in this country, but it would also understand that addiction medicine and pain management are different specialties which should never be combined in the same practice. It is impossible for me to treat your pain with opiates if […]

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In Search of the Best Pain Clinic in L A: Medical Subspecialty Referrals

By | February 4, 2013

I was sitting at the club yesterday afternoon watching the first half of the Super Bowl, when during one of the commercials the topic of conversations turned to medicine. One of my friends took a sip of her iced tea and had obvious pain during swallowing. She said that she had been having difficulty swallowing […]

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In Search of the Best Pain Clinic in L A: Patient Loyalty

By | January 30, 2013

One of the hallmarks of the best pain clinic in Los Angeles would be the loyalty of their patients. Yesterday I saw a patient at the Burbank office of Schlesinger Pain Centers, whom I hadn’t seen in over 6 years. Jordan (not his real name), received two lumbar epidural steroid injections from me in 2006, […]

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In Search of the Best Pain Clinic in L A: Overcoming Technological Adversity

By | January 29, 2013

I am sorry that I was unable to post yesterday’s blog, but I am afraid that Schlesinger Pain Centers was forced back into the Dark Ages. On Friday we completed a major upgrade to our DSL service, firewall and certain NextGen files and as you have by now guessed, all of the things that had […]

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