Entries by Blake Christensen, D.O.

Pain Management OKC: Managing Shingles pain

Pain Management OKC: Treating shingles pain with Lumbar Sympathetic Block Today, we’re talking about chickenpox, or more specifically the virus that causes chickenpox. When this virus reactivates inside a person it turns into the illness called shingles, or Herpes Zoster. Many people associate this illness by it’s rashes and while that is the main symptom […]

Pain Management OKC: Fibromyalgia

Pain Management OKC: What is Fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is a disorder caused by widespread pain through the musculoskeletal systems accompanied by other symptoms such as fatigue, sleep, memory and mood issues. Symptoms can occur after intense psychological stress, physical trauma, surgery, or some infections. Sometimes, symptoms gradually accumulate over time with no single triggering event. Currently […]

Paon Management OKC: Spinal Stenosis

Pain Management OKC: Could your pain be being caused by Spinal Stenosis? Spinal Stenosis occurs when your spinal canal narrows and begins to put pressure on the nerves in your spine. Often this is caused by Osteoarthritis in the spine. People with spinal stenosis often experience pain in there lower back and legs after walking. […]

Pain Management OKC: Can a massage help pain?

Pain Management OKC talks about massages and pain relief We all know a day at the spa can do wonders for stress relief and leave us feeling 10 years younger. But can a visit to the massage parlor do anything for someone’s stress-related, or even chronic, pain? Pain Management OKC has a some answers. Now, […]

Pain Management OKC: Stress and Pain

Pain Management OKC talks about how stress is related to pain Life is stressful, we all know that. But are chronic pain and stress linked? Pain Management OKC explains: While we don’t know for sure why or how stress and pain are related, people who are chronically stressed out also tend to experience chronic pain. […]