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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

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

The caregivers (Spencer) are professional, courteous, and thorough. I would recommend Blue Ridge to anyone!

Mark Johnson

Every visit the staff are so wonderful and very professional. Due to chronic pain I have visited very often and have never had any problems. If you’re looking for a pain management doctor check them out you will not be disappointed.

James Canty

So far so good. I’m icing it still today. If it gets bad again, I still have the patches that I can put on it. Thanks for doing a good job 👏

Mel Pajak

I have been going to Blue Ridge Pain Management for many years. The Staff is very Professional. So Blessed to have Drs that really care about you. Would recommend to anyone with chronic pain.

Tammie Palmer

Actually this review is from frequent patient, John Boyer, and I can't speak highly enough about Haley Ward and her assistants, Riley and Lisa, plus the admin personnel in the front office. Everyone treats me with the highest respect and courtesy, listens to me, and provides outstanding care for my... [View More]

Sherry Boyer

Great experience, very professional, explained in great detail my procedure, always a lot of smiling faces!!!!

Greg Dills

I feel that Dr.Buzznell is one if not the best pain management doctor around and I've been bounced around to quite a few . All my other places were closed down for one reason or another .But for the first time I feel someone has finally got my pain under... [View More]

Charlene Talbert

Everyone in this office is amazing !! From Heather at the front desk to Dr. Buzzanell. I don't know what I would do with out their care. I highly recommend this office.

Bonnie Ricks

I had a good experience last Thursday when I was given 2 shots which helped reduce my pain. Thank you!

Bill Creed