Florida Spine Institute's Dr. Ashraf Hanna to discuss chronic pain treatments on TV — 5 highlights

Written by Megan Wood | November 06, 2015 | Print  |

Ashraf Hanna, MD, of the Florida Spine Institute in Clearwater, will be on CBS 10News monthly to present his treatments and raise awareness of chronic pain conditions.

Here are five highlights:

 

1. Dr. Hanna treats patients with back, neck, hip and knee pain, as well as those with Fibromyalgia, CRPS/RSD, Lyme, peripheral neuropathy and phantom pain.

 

2. The Florida Spine Institute provides acupuncture, physical therapy, medication management, psychiatric care and interventional pain management procedures.

 

3. Dr. Hanna will speak on his use of a spinal cord stimulator implant and radiofrequency ablation.

 

4. The IV Ketamine Infusion Therapy helps with CRPS/RSD treatment. The therapy "blocks receptors in the brain that are responsible for releasing chemicals that cause inflammation of the nervous system," said Dr. Hanna.

 

5. Board-certified Dr. Hanna serves as director of pain management at the Florida Spine Institute.

 

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