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Conditions We Treat

Arthritis

Helping to Relieve Your Arthritis Pain

Many different types of arthritis can potentially develop but the two most common types of this debilitating condition are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Osteoarthritis This is the most common type of arthritis. Osteoarthritis is a degenerative condition that rarely improves without specialized treatment. This type of degeneration can take place throughout the entire body, most…

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Back Pain

Helping to Relieve Your Lingering Back Pain

Although 90 percent of this pain is temporary and can be treated with rest and over-the-counter medications, some back pain can persist. Back pain lasting longer than 12 weeks is considered chronic and requires specialized treatment. Back pain can present in multiple ways; as localized stiffness, soreness, aching, or shooting pains down your legs, all…

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Headaches

Tension Headaches, Migraines, and Cluster Headaches

If you live with chronic headaches, it is important to seek treatment. This is especially true if you have a history of concussions or other medical conditions that increase your likelihood of developing any of the types of headaches listed below. Tension Headaches Tension headaches are the most common type of headache. While they typically…

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Hip Pain

Treating Hip Pain Due to a Wide Range of Causes

Chronic hip pain varies from person to person and can occur due to several different issues, the most common of which are listed below. Arthritis One of the main culprits for hip pain is arthritic changes in the hip joint. This can cause excruciating pain that may not be relieved by rest and over-the-counter pain…

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Joint Pain

Helping to Relieve Your Lingering Joint Pain

Mild joint pain can occur due to strain or overuse, but when joint pain persists for weeks or months it is time to seek specialized care. The first step in comprehensive treatment is to properly diagnose the cause.  At Blue Ridge Pain Management, we take the extra steps and care to make sure that our…

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Knee Pain

Providing Specialized Treatment for All Causes of Knee Pain

However, when your knee pain lingers and becomes a daily occurrence it may be time to seek specialized treatment. Pain in the knee can present in multiple ways, and is often attributed to one of the following: Ligament tears in ACL, MCL, and PCL Bursitis Tendinitis and tendinosis Arthritis or loss of joint space Some…

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Neck Pain

Providing Specialized Treatment for All Types of Neck Pain

Neck pain can present as localized stiffness, soreness, aching, or shooting pains down your arms or up to the base of your skull. Regardless of the type and cause, if you live with daily neck pain, seeking specialized pain treatment is a critical step on the path to relief. Neck pain can present in multiple…

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Treatments We Provide

Facet Injections

Injections into the cervical, lumbar, and thoracic facet joints are a relatively simple procedure, that is performed in our office. Using X-Ray guidance, medicine to numb the area and reduce inflammation are injected directly into the joints that cause your pain. The procedure only takes a few minutes and the benefits are numerous. Sedation is…

Other Injections

Blue Ridge Pain Management specializes in administering pain-relieving injections through minimally invasive procedures, effectively stopping painful nerve signals in their tracks. Learn more about the injections we offer. Some of these treatments include: Botox injections: Many people know Botox injections are used to hide facial imperfections that come with age. However, Botox is also used…

COOLIEF RFA

COOLIEF RFA is a great option for individuals who suffer from: Knee pain (specifically osteoarthritis) Chronic back pain Hip pain Like other RFA treatments, COOLIEF works by cauterizing a gap in the nerves that communicate pain. COOLIEF uses sterile water-cooled technology and has been proven to treat larger areas in a safer manner.

Epidurals

Epidurals are nerve block injections that directly target the body’s pain receptors that carry pain signals to the brain.  By only blocking the nerves that carry pain signals to the brain, you will still have feeling and movement in the areas of the body that you received the injection.  An epidural steroid injection often does…

Neuromodulation

By using electrical currents to alter(modulate) nerve activity in the spinal column and disrupt pain signal, we can drastically reduce cervical, lumbar, and thoracic pain symptoms, including radiating pain to the extremities. Some of the benefits of neuromodulation include: A precisely targeted non-surgical reduction in pain. Fewer pain medications. Successful neuromodulation can greatly reduce, or…

Other Injections

Blue Ridge Pain Management specializes in administering pain-relieving injections through minimally invasive procedures, effectively stopping painful nerve signals in their tracks. Learn more about the injections we offer. Some of these treatments include: Botox injections: Many people know Botox injections are used to hide facial imperfections that come with age. However, Botox is also used…

Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy

PRP injections use tissues from your platelets to stimulate the growth of new cells. Because these tissues come from your blood, there is a higher probability of success compared to tissues from outside sources. Some of the areas PRP therapy treats includes: Tendons Ligaments Muscles Joints While success is not always guaranteed, the chances of…

Radiofrequency Ablation

RFA can drastically reduce cervical, lumbar, and thoracic pain symptoms.

Other Injections

Blue Ridge Pain Management specializes in administering pain-relieving injections through minimally invasive procedures, effectively stopping painful nerve signals in their tracks. Learn more about the injections we offer. Some of these treatments include: Botox injections: Many people know Botox injections are used to hide facial imperfections that come with age. However, Botox is also used…

COOLIEF RFA

COOLIEF RFA is a great option for individuals who suffer from: Knee pain (specifically osteoarthritis) Chronic back pain Hip pain Like other RFA treatments, COOLIEF works by cauterizing a gap in the nerves that communicate pain. COOLIEF uses sterile water-cooled technology and has been proven to treat larger areas in a safer manner.

Other Injections

Blue Ridge Pain Management specializes in administering pain-relieving injections through minimally invasive procedures, effectively stopping painful nerve signals in their tracks. Learn more about the injections we offer. Some of these treatments include: Botox injections: Many people know Botox injections are used to hide facial imperfections that come with age. However, Botox is also used…

Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy

PRP injections use tissues from your platelets to stimulate the growth of new cells. Because these tissues come from your blood, there is a higher probability of success compared to tissues from outside sources. Some of the areas PRP therapy treats includes: Tendons Ligaments Muscles Joints While success is not always guaranteed, the chances of…

Facet Injections

Injections into the cervical, lumbar, and thoracic facet joints are a relatively simple procedure, that is performed in our office. Using X-Ray guidance, medicine to numb the area and reduce inflammation are injected directly into the joints that cause your pain. The procedure only takes a few minutes and the benefits are numerous. Sedation is…

Other Injections

Blue Ridge Pain Management specializes in administering pain-relieving injections through minimally invasive procedures, effectively stopping painful nerve signals in their tracks. Learn more about the injections we offer. Some of these treatments include: Botox injections: Many people know Botox injections are used to hide facial imperfections that come with age. However, Botox is also used…

Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy

PRP injections use tissues from your platelets to stimulate the growth of new cells. Because these tissues come from your blood, there is a higher probability of success compared to tissues from outside sources. Some of the areas PRP therapy treats includes: Tendons Ligaments Muscles Joints While success is not always guaranteed, the chances of…

COOLIEF RFA

COOLIEF RFA is a great option for individuals who suffer from: Knee pain (specifically osteoarthritis) Chronic back pain Hip pain Like other RFA treatments, COOLIEF works by cauterizing a gap in the nerves that communicate pain. COOLIEF uses sterile water-cooled technology and has been proven to treat larger areas in a safer manner.

Other Injections

Blue Ridge Pain Management specializes in administering pain-relieving injections through minimally invasive procedures, effectively stopping painful nerve signals in their tracks. Learn more about the injections we offer. Some of these treatments include: Botox injections: Many people know Botox injections are used to hide facial imperfections that come with age. However, Botox is also used…

Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy

PRP injections use tissues from your platelets to stimulate the growth of new cells. Because these tissues come from your blood, there is a higher probability of success compared to tissues from outside sources. Some of the areas PRP therapy treats includes: Tendons Ligaments Muscles Joints While success is not always guaranteed, the chances of…

Epidurals

Epidurals are nerve block injections that directly target the body’s pain receptors that carry pain signals to the brain.  By only blocking the nerves that carry pain signals to the brain, you will still have feeling and movement in the areas of the body that you received the injection.  An epidural steroid injection often does…

Other Injections

Blue Ridge Pain Management specializes in administering pain-relieving injections through minimally invasive procedures, effectively stopping painful nerve signals in their tracks. Learn more about the injections we offer. Some of these treatments include: Botox injections: Many people know Botox injections are used to hide facial imperfections that come with age. However, Botox is also used…

Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy

PRP injections use tissues from your platelets to stimulate the growth of new cells. Because these tissues come from your blood, there is a higher probability of success compared to tissues from outside sources. Some of the areas PRP therapy treats includes: Tendons Ligaments Muscles Joints While success is not always guaranteed, the chances of…

Radiofrequency Ablation

RFA can drastically reduce cervical, lumbar, and thoracic pain symptoms.

From Our Patients

They are very nice folks. Dr.buznell has a very soothing attitude with me and his staff. The facet injections hd relaxed you when he talks to his staff during procedures. Extremely professional. I highly recommend blue ridge pain management.

Dewayne Hopper

State of the art interventions, blocking and RFA procedures, stimulators, pumps, to minimize pain and analgesic use. Long term improvement in quality of life for two members of my family. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Lisa Bocook

Dr. Buzzanell was efficient and precise explaining the procedure.

Anonymous

I was pleasantly surprised at the care and concern demonstrated from the staff at Blue Ridge Pain Management. It's refreshing to be treated as a patient who is heard and not just moved through hurriedly. I would highly recommend this practice to anyone looking for individualized and personalized treatment. However,... [View More]

Sharon Lee

I was pleasantly surprised at the care and concern demonstrated from the staff at Blue Ridge Pain Management. It's refreshing to be treated as a patient who is heard and not just moved through hurriedly. I would highly recommend this practice to anyone looking for individualized and personalized treatment. However,... [View More]

Sharon Lee

I visited for the first time today and was so impressed by Dr Buzzanell. I felt his empathy was genuine and I was truly impressed to find a doctor who doesn’t minimize your situation. Such a welcome surprise! For the first time in a long time, I’m hopeful! Looking forward... [View More]

Linda Allman

I had my first visit today with Dr Buzzanell. I was so impressed with him! He actually knew my history when he came into the room! His empathy seemed very genuine. He didn’t minimize my situation and actually listened to everything I said. He responded with compassion and together we... [View More]

Linda Allman

Great staff and excellent Doctors

james melvin

I’ve been receiving treatment from Dr Buzzanell for several years. All other doctors couldn’t do anything for me and as a last resort, I found Blue Ridge and Dr Buzzanell changed my life. The whole staff is friendly, competent and always helpful. It doesn’t get any better...

Carole Miller

Everyone is kind and compassionate. Dr Flury and the xray tech (sorry I can not remember her name) took very good care of me. My pain has subsided for now and as with everyone I can only pray it won't come back and if it does it is something I... [View More]

Charlene Walthour

Just good clean fun

the good games

Dr.Buzzanell and His Staff are all Great! Words can’t describe how wonderful they all are and I have never met another Doctor who cares about his patients like Dr.Buzzanell!

Michael

he is the best

linda

Always Very professional and always very helpfull, alway treats me with the kindness and respect, I would highly recommend Dr.Buzzanell, and Staff .

Teresa Laws

Haley is wonderful to work with. She has a very caring attitude, which comes across in the way she works with you. She is very knowledgeable and takes the time to listen to you. She always offers several solutions to the problem you are having.

Barbara Holtz-Parker