Tony Lawless

Tony Lawless

They thought it was “growing pains.” When Tony Lawless developed pain in his left wrist at the age of 19, the first doctor he saw told him not to worry. The former high school football and lacrosse player had always been active, always healthy, and there didn’t seem...
Peter Staats, MD

Peter Staats, MD

Peter Staats isn’t usually the first doctor anyone with chronic pain comes to see. “I tend to be the guy who sees people after they’ve been to a few other doctors,” says the anesthesiologist and chief medical officer of both National Spine and Pain Centers and...
HF10 Therapy

HF10 Therapy

As anyone with chronic back pain and leg pain knows, response to pain therapies can be as individual as the pain experience itself. That’s why information about new treatment options is critical. HF10TM therapy is a breakthrough treatment recently approved by the FDA...
Fighting War, then Pain

Fighting War, then Pain

Ron’s exposure to Agent Orange in Vietnam caused medical issues. To make matters worse, the pain from existing lumbar radiculitis gradually took hold of his foot, leg and lower back. “The pain was excruciating—a 15 on a scale of 1 to 10,” recalls Ron. “It was like fire...