The Science of Pain

Pain Theory Explained:  Why do people jump up and down when they stub their toe?  Why does the act of sticking many needles into the skin (acupuncture) block pain transmission?  How does a cutting-edge technology like spinal cord stimulation stop pain?  Why do you feel pain in a new location when the old pain is […]

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We are excited to announce our newname: Delaware Valley Pain & Spine Institute, formerly known as Fox Chase Pain Management. As one of the oldest and most experienced pain management groups in the Delaware Valley, we have a rich history of providing exceptional and compassionate medical care. This history began greater than twenty years ago […]

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Centralization of Pain

What is the centralization of pain? The difference between protective or acute pain and pathological or chronic pain can be defined by centralization. This concept is critical to understanding intractable pain conditions and deserves a thorough explanation. Gaining insight to the actual mechanism that is responsible for the lingering sense of hurting can explain the […]

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Health Recommendations for the New Year

Chronic pain has a negative impact on one’s health in so many ways.  Physical health and emotional health are both impacted negatively by suffering.  Our specialists at Delaware Valley Pain & Spine Institute can relieve your suffering and allow you to achieve your health goals in the New Year. As we look forward to the […]

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Pain and Neuroplasticity

Neuroplasticity describes the constant molding and shaping taking place in the brain and central nervous system. Every day, our body’s form and break down trillions of tiny connections between nerves and brain cells. This continual flux is responsible for learning and memory, both consciously and unconsciously. In the past, scientists believed that after a certain […]

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