At Cornell Pain Clinic we are dedicated to helping those who suffer from chronic pain, while delivering the highest quality of care and the most effective outpatient pain management services. Our patient-centric approach focuses on the creation of a customized and multi-disciplinary treatment plan, enabling patients restore function and improve their overall quality of life.
In the United States, arthritis is the leading cause of disability among adults. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 54.4. million Americans suffer from doctor-diagnosed arthritis, and almost two-thirds of adults in the U.S. who live with it are of working age. Painful movements accompanied with joint swelling and stiffness make arthritis a debilitating condition for many of our patients.
Each year, approximately 795,000 people suffer a stroke, and it is the leading cause of serious, long-term disability in the United States. It’s a condition where the brain is deprived of blood. Without oxygen in the blood, this can cause injury to the nerves in the brain.
Spine pain or back pain is a catch-all term to describe pain anywhere along the spine, and it is one of the most common reasons for missed work. In fact, back pain is the second most common reason for visits to the doctor’s office, outnumbered only by upper-respiratory infections, according to the American Chiropractic Association.
Most people experience successful results from back/spine surgeries (Laminectomy/Fusion surgeries). But for some, they still continue to experience chronic debilitating pain even after multiple neck/back surgeries. As a result, they often rely on opioid pain medications to manage their daily life.
If you suffer from headaches or migraines, you’re not alone. Every 10 seconds, someone in the U.S. goes to the emergency room complaining of head pain, according to the Migraine Research Foundation. While headaches and migraines are among the most common disorders of the human nervous system, treatment may be necessary when they occur repeatedly and prevent patients from living a normal life.