Unfortunately with some ankle injuries, the joint needs to be immobilized. If it’s possible to be weight bearing while your ankle heals, your doctor might prescribe an ankle immobilizer, or walking boot. In some cases you might need an assistive device such as a cane, crutches or walker. After spending weeks to months in an…Details
Summer is over, and the colors of the leaves are already changing. Yes, this is a beautiful time to enjoy the landscape but it also means that soon those beautiful things will be on the ground and someone will have to pick them up. My back hurts just thinking about all the leaves that will…Details
Tim Clardy came to Prairie Spine & Pain Institute in need of help. He was experiencing nearly constant pain in his back. The pain was so bad he was not able to work, and his home life was suffering. He turned to the experts at Prairie Spine & Pain Institute for pain relief. “All the staff is excellent to deal with and they remember me by name when I come in,” says Tim Clardy.Details
In the United States there is a very large debate going on about narcotic medications and chronic pain management. As a modern medical society, we expect to go to the doctor/hospital and take a pill to instantly relieve our pain. After all, narcotics are the mainstay treatment for acute pain relief.
Meet Paul Stegmaier, a young man struggling to find pain relief until choosing the care team at Prairie Spine & Pain Institute. Paul shares, “After struggling with Sacro-Iliac Joint (SIJ) Disease for 3 years after a work related injury, I lost my job. I could not function. I had every diagnostic test ran on my…Details