Chronic pain can have a significant impact on every aspect of daily life. Besides causing physical discomfort, it can also influence a person’s thoughts, memory, concentration, feelings, sleep patterns, and other brain functions. If left unattended, chronic pain can even cause damage to your brain and increase your risk of cognitive dysfunction, making it difficult for you to live a normal life.
For these reasons, it’s no surprise that so many Americans have flocked to medication-based therapies and surgeries in an attempt to mask or address their pain. At B3 Medical, we take an innovative, minimally invasive, non-surgical, non-opioid approach to interventional pain medicine with an emphasis on unlocking the body’s ability to heal itself. Discover the negative effects of chronic pain on your brain. (more…)
In today’s world, people spend more time than ever staring at screens. Whether you’re using your computer, tablet, or phone for work or pleasure, bending your neck to look at the screen can contribute to a condition called tech neck. While it may begin subtly as minor stiffness in your neck, this condition can lead to chronic pain or disability if left unattended. (more…)
While it’s usually not physically demanding, working in an office can wreak havoc on your body. Sitting at a desk for long hours increases your risk of back pain, one of the most common conditions affecting office workers. Besides causing discomfort and impeding your ability to perform everyday activities, back pain can also develop into chronic pain or permanent disability. Follow these ergonomic-safe tips to alleviate back pain at the office and live a more comfortable and productive life. (more…)
On Tuesday, February 26th, 2019, B3 Medical announced the completion of its sixth and newest clinic – the state-of-the-art medical facility in the heart of Wesley Chapel.
Co-Presented with the North Tampa Bay Chamber of Commerce, our team of doctors, nurses, and support staff celebrated the opening of the prestigious medical center at a public ribbon cutting and open house. We entertained our guests, new and current patients, and a few celebrity visitors, while unveiling the latest in premium medical care to the community of Wesley Chapel. (more…)
In 1931, French physician Dr. Albert Schweitzer remarked that “Pain is a more terrible lord of mankind than even death itself.” Pain is the number one reason Americans access the health care system, and the number one cause of disability, affecting more people than heart disease, diabetes, and cancer combined. With so many affected, it might seem that all pain could be treated the same, or that intense interventions are always necessary for improvement, but that’s not the case. Following are 5 surprising facts about pain management. (more…)
The knees are the largest joints in the body, and they bear the forces of the weight of the upper and lower body every time we take a step, walk, or run. Even though the knees are designed to withstand a lot of impact, it’s easy to injure them, either through repetitive movements that wear down their structures, through quick, jarring movements that might accidentally lead to acute injury, or even through good, old wear and tear. What are some common knee problems, and how can we ease the symptoms? (more…)