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Are you one of the 50 million Americans who suffer from chronic pain? Here at Central Florida Pain and Rehab Clinic in Winter Park, FL, pain management is our business. Board-certified in pain medicine and physiatry, Dr. Enrique Umpierre-Schuck and his team work with you to arrive at a minimally-invasive treatment plan that provides real relief and return of function.
Reasons for chronic pain
Of the 50 million Americans who the Center for Disease Control (CDC) says have chronic pain, a full eight percent suffer so much that their career, school, and family lives worsen. Perhaps they cannot work, attend classes, or achieve their life goals, making them depressed and anxious as they rely on family members and friends for help. Additionally, the CDC reports opioid use and abuse rises with chronic pain.
Typical reasons for and areas of chronic pain include:
- Motor vehicle accidents
- Sports injuries
- Degenerative conditions such as arthritis
- Spine and spinal cord
Your pain management consultation
During a focused diagnostic consultation, Dr. Umpierre-Schuck will carefully review your medical history, medications, surgeries, and more. His care plans typically involve a combination of various modalities, including medications, therapies, and injections. Treatments will be highly personalized to your needs and goals.
Dr. Umpierre-Schuck and his team offer the following treatments singly or in combination:
- BOTOX injectables for relief of headache pain
- Nerve conduction and EMG (muscle) studies to determine neuromuscular function
- Injections of hyaluronic acid to relieve the pain and stiffness of arthritis
- Implantable neurostimulators which send electrical currents to painful areas such as the lower back
- Weight loss programs featuring Human Chorionic Gonadotropin, a growth hormone
- Spinal interventional procedures to relieve pain
- Trigger point and regeneration injections to relieve muscular or joint pain
- physical rehabilitation for most painful musculoskeletal conditions
Your renewed life
It can happen with pain management services from Dr. Umpierre-Schuck and his team here at Central Florida Pain and Rehab Clinic in Winter Park, FL. You can feel better, work well, and enjoy life. Call us today for a consultation: (407) 673-9533.
Find out how our pain specialists in Winter Park, FL, can get your headaches under control.
If you are one of the 38 million Americans who suffers from painful migraines or frequent headaches, we know how important it is to get answers about what’s causing your pain. that's why you'll be happy to know that our Winter Park, FL, physiatrist, Dr. Enrique Umpierre has helped countless patients dealing with chronic head pain, and he can help you too through these treatment options,
When most people think about Botox, they focus on its ability to smooth away annoying laugh lines and crow’s feet. However, did you know that this same cosmetic treatment can also treat your migraine symptoms?
If you deal with headaches for more than 15 days a month, then you could be a good candidate for getting Botox treatment. It only takes a couple of minutes for our Winter Park, FL, physical medicine physician to administer these very thin needles which work to target and block pain signals to the brain.
Trigger Point Injection
A trigger point is a region of muscle that is very tight and often very painful when touched. Trigger points can cause referred pain in the head and neck, which can, in turn, lead to headaches and migraines. To provide relief, a trigger point injection is injected right into the area of affected muscles. This approach can even provide immediate relief for patients dealing with severe migraines and headaches.
Trigger point therapy isn’t right for all headache sufferers, however. We will first need to determine the cause of your headaches to figure out if this is the right treatment option for you.
Need Relief? Give us a Call!
Are headaches or migraines affecting your quality of life? If you find that your headaches are changing your routine or making it difficult to function at work, then it’s time to call Central Florida Pain & Rehab Clinic in Winter Park, FL. Relief is on the way when you dial (407) 673-9533!
Have an aching neck or lower back? Neck pain and lower back pain can result from poor posture, stress, disease, and other sources. It also often occurs as a result of injury due to a car accident. Poor spinal alignment and improper lifting stress the spine and make injuries more likely. If you have neck or lower back pain, don't ignore it. A pain management doctor can treat your chronic pain and improve your life. Led by Dr. Enrique Umpierre-Schuck, Central Florida Pain & Rehab Clinic (located in Winter Park, FL) offers state-of-the-art treatments for neck and lower pain. Read on to learn about treatment options.
1. Injection Therapy.
Regenerative Injection Therapy (RIT) is a treatment for pain caused by unhealed injuries around muscles, joints, cartilage, tendons, and ligaments. Treatment involves injecting a natural solution, such as the patient's own plasma, into the tissue. RIT helps repair your ligaments and tendons by encouraging healing and new, healthy tissue to form. Benefits of RIT include improved muscle strength, reduced pain levels, and an increase in movement and functional ability.
Trigger point injections can help soothe neck pain, back pain, and shoulder pain. Trigger point injections are also used to treat muscle spasms. Trigger points are painful “knots” within muscle tissue. Trigger points form when a muscle can’t relax. Injecting small amounts of anesthetic and steroid into the trigger points can help relieve the pain. Many people may need a series of trigger point shots, usually a few weeks apart.
Viscosupplementation Osteoarthritis of the knees can cause inflammation or chronic pain from cartilage deterioration. When other treatment fails to relieve the symptoms, a jelly-like solution is injected into the joint to help give cushion and lubricate the joint to prevent friction and help relieve pain.
2. Implantable Devices. If you are dealing with chronic pain that hasn't responded to other treatment options, an implantable device may offer relief. One such device is a neurostimulator. The device is implanted under the skin, and it sends an electrical impulse directly to the epidural space near the spine to offer pain relief. Another device is a drug pump, which sends medication to the spinal fluid. This device can help reduce the need for oral pain medications and can provide relief for back pain.
Neck and lower back pain can affect your day-to-day activities and make life frustrating and miserable. Call Central Florida Pain & Rehab Clinic at 407-673-9533 today to schedule an appointment in Winter Park, FL. Get your life back on track by receiving the best neck and lower back pain treatment available. You will experience exemplary service and world-class care at Central Florida Pain & Rehab Clinic!