Importance of Reviewing the Results of Imaging Studies

This article emphasizes the importance of reviewing the results of imaging studies with your physician to put these results in the best personal context for you and your pain management plan.  Not every finding on an MRI equates with the development of pain and it’s essential to correlate imaging findings with your personal symptoms and…

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New Mobile Check-In

***Coming soon*** We are excited to announce that we will soon be expanding our mobile check-in to allow our patients to complete the health questionnaire before walking through our doors! Please look for a text message a few days before your appointment from Phreesia, our check-in system, which will allow you to register for your…

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Top 5 Reasons to See a Pain Clinic

Are you among the millions of Americans who have chronic pain?   Chronic pain can be more manageable with a treatment plan dedicated to improving your quality of life. Board certified pain physicians and advanced care providers at a pain management clinic, like Javery Pain Institute, have specialized training and experience to guide you through…

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Mary Klumpstra of JPI recognized by Decision Health

Decision Health contacted Mary Klumpstra, ACS-PM of Javery Pain Institute with questions regarding the new facet joint policies. Mary had created her own document of which she passed on to them. They were so impressed that they asked Mary if they could publish it.   Keeping current with medical insurance policy changes pertinent to managing…

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Tips on How to Write a Pain Journal

Keeping a chronic pain journal can be extremely helpful on a multitude of levels. When you come into the office for a follow up (or even in general) it can be hard to remember an overview of how your pain has been over the prior few weeks or months. A pain journal can help you…

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Lumbar Radicular Pain

Back pain that travels or radiates to any part of the buttocks and legs is called radicular pain, meaning pain that travels to another area or extremity. Radicular pain can cause the lower extremities to feel numb, tingling, have a burning sensation, and even have sensations of hot and cold. These symptoms can be caused…

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Workplace Injury

According to the National Safety Council an American worker is injured every seven seconds. Over 25% of those injuries take place in the first year of employment. Most common reasons for injury are lifting, lowering, or carrying, and the majority of these injuries cause strain, sprain, and bruising. In fact, over 33% of all claims…

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