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Strengthening Your Neck to Prevent Aches and Pains

If you remember the last time you had a stiff or aching neck, you’ll probably recall how nagging and uncomfortable it was. Neck pain can happen due to many reasons such as poor posture, soft tissue irregularities, injuries, or in more serious cases, the effects of tumors or other diseases. While it may be very […]

6 Simple Tips to Avoid Your Back Pain – Part 2

In part one of our back pain prevention series, we brought you some simple tips that could potentially save you from suffering chronic backaches. Everyday movements and tasks can often lead to debilitating pain that can put a big strain on your life. Now, Total Pain Care has even more guidelines to follow to help […]

6 Simple Tips to Avoid Back Pain – Part 1

Car accidents, serious falls and other aggressive impacts can sometimes be the reason behind chronic back pain. However, back pain generally occurs due to simple everyday activities such as twisting to reach something on your backseat, bending over to pick up your pet or even sitting at your office desk for hours on end. While […]

Symptoms of the Most Common Swimming Injuries

Swimming can be the perfect way to stay fit, cool off and have loads of fun on a hot summer month. However, frequent swimmers can often be subject to overuse injuries that can affect the shoulders, lower back, knees and neck. Don’t let an injury to your body put a pause on your active life. […]

Intrathecal Pumps for Your Pain

Intolerable pain can be the most obvious reason people lose their drive and passion for doing what they love. While medication can be an effective way to rid yourself of your crippling pain, the side effects of some drugs can leave you looking for other options. If this is your case, intrathecal pumps can be […]

Wave Goodbye to Your Pain with Radiofrequency Ablation

Physical activities can be the perfect way to have fun, explore and stay fit. Unfortunately, chronic back pain, neck pain and pain attributed to arthritis can potentially keep you out of action for months at a time. At Total Pain Care, we offer the treatment you need to get back out there to enjoy the […]

Targeting Your Back Pain with Spinal Cord Stimulation

People can hurt or injure themselves in a number of ways. Upon reading further, the specific injuries one can sustain can be easy to relate to. Fortunately, there are ways that true healing and treatment can be obtained. From corrective surgery to rehabilitation procedures, finding a solution to a nagging injury has never been easier. […]

Rid Your Pain with the Tenex FAST Procedure

High activity levels can keep you looking and feeling amazing. However, the race to a healthier lifestyle oftentimes gives way to injuries that can develop scar tissue, which can later become painful and problematic. If you’ve been suffering pain stemming from scar tissue in the tendons of your elbows, feet, ankles or knees, a Tenex […]

Golf Injuries: Correcting the Bad Swing

As golf season swings into action, millions will watch as the best golfers in the world compete on the sport’s biggest stages for tournament glory. Golf is an honored tradition unlike any other with unforgettable moments that aficionados around the world can’t help but try to replicate for themselves during games of their own. Yet, […]

The Fast Track to Injury: 8 Running Mistakes to Avoid – Part 2

If you’re looking to shed a few pounds and make your lifestyle healthier, running can be the perfect method. The only problems are common runner mistakes that can potentially put you one step closer to injuries. In part one of our Fast Track to Injury series, we brought you important information about these common injuries. […]

  1. Ronald Amaya, PA-C is a Physician Assistant. He attended Weill Cornell Medical College and received his physician assistant degree in NYC. He has 18 years of experience in cardiothoracic surgery and over 8 years in pain management. Dr. Amaya is NCCPA board-certified in medicine and surgery.

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  2. Paulette Scott, MD is a pain management specialist. Dr. Scott is also the pain management representative at East Boston Neighborhood Health Center, Boston. She fulfilled her physical medicine and rehabilitation residency at Long Island Jewish Medical Center and completed her fellowship in pain management at Harvard Square Clinic. Dr. Scott is board-certified in physical medicine, rehabilitation, and pain management.

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  3. Andrew D. Bunn, MD is a pain management specialist. Dr. Bunn also serves as the co-director of East Boston Neighborhood Health Center, as well as the Program Director for Lahey Hospital & Medical Center and Newborn Services | MassGeneral Hospital for Children. After earning his medical degree from Drexel University College of Medicine, he completed his anesthesia residency at Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania where he also completed his fellowship in pain management. He is board-certified in both anesthesiology and pain management.

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  4. David D. Ford, MD is the Director of Pain Management. Dr. Ford earned a medical degree and completed his residencies in both surgery and anesthesiology. He joined the staff of Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates Watertown in 1990. He is board-certified in both anesthesiology and pain management. Dr. Ford specializes in painful disorders of the spine and sports-related injuries. He has initiated the use of advanced interventional techniques for the successful treatment of these and other conditions.

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