Pain Management – How Doctors Treat Chronic Pain

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Pain Management – How Doctors Treat Chronic Pain

There are two basic types of pain – acute (short-lived) pain, and chronic (long-term) pain.
The treatment option that will work best for you depends to some extent on several factors – whether your pain is acute or chronic, how severe your pain is, and how you respond to different types of pain treatment.

Women's Health

How Does UFE Work?

Fibroid tumors, sometimes referred to as myomas, are benign tumors that develop in the walls of the uterus. While it is very rare for these tumors to turn cancerous, they can cause extremely unpleasant symptoms, such as heavy menstrual bleeding, painful cramping, chronic pain in the pelvic region, and pressure on the bladder or bowels.

Health & Wellbeing

Common Cause of Male Infertility, Varicocele, Can be Treated

MTV IR offers effective treatments for scrotal varicocele, a common cause of male infertility.

A varicocele refers to abnormal vein enlargement in the scrotum. Varicocele is basically the same as varicose veins, which occur when the valves inside the veins stop working properly and, as a result, blood flows the wrong way down the body instead of back to the heart.

Men's Health

Enlarged Prostate is NOT cancer

The renowned interventional oncology specialists of MTVIR want you to know that benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), also known as prostate enlargement, isn’t cancer.

However, it can share some symptoms with prostate cancer.

Women's Health

Have You Done Your Fibroids Checklist?

You may have heard about uterine fibroid treatment options in Dallas such as uterine fibroid embolization (UFE). Accordingly, perhaps you are wondering if it is the best treatment for your situation. If your doctor has diagnosed you with uterine fibroids, here are some things to consider in deciding whether UFE is right for you.

Health & Wellbeing

Skip the Pain - Better Pelvic Pain Treatment Options are Here.

Pelvic pain treatment options in Dallas include new, minimally invasive treatments for uterine fibroids, which involve less time, pain and risk for women than open surgery. Uterine fibroids are benign tumors that are found in the uterine walls.

Health & Wellbeing

Smoking Carries a Heavy Load When You’ve Been Diagnosed with PAD

Resolving to quit smoking is something that some people do at least once every year. If you are like the majority, your attempts at quitting are more like hitting the pause button than stopping. You make it for a week or two before your compulsion to smoke takes over. You probably have an arsenal of […]

Liver Cancer Treatments

Role of IR in modern cancer treatment

The minimally-invasive treatments provided by MTV IR, the leading interventional radiology doctors in Dallas/Fort Worth, have a strong place in the overall treatment of cancer. Even when surgery presents the best chances for a cure, IR treatments such as chemoembolization or tumor ablation may be employed to shrink tumors or stop their growth before surgery. Because systemic […]