Mississippi-based physician at forefront of spinal cord stimulation research

Pascagoula, MS (September 19, 2014) -- Dr. Thomas L. Yearwood of Comprehensive Pain & Rehabilitation in Biloxi and Pascagoula, a world-renowned thought leader for spinal cord stimulation and treatment of chronic pain, is one of only five physicians in the U.S. meeting with leaders from Boston Scientific as they explore the future of spinal cord stimulators and discuss advances in the treatment of chronic pain.

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Peyton Lazzari
Thomas Yearwood, MD, PhD to speak at Neuromodulation Society of Australia & New Zealand (NSANZ) - 9th Annual Scientific Meeting

Pascagoula, MS (March 14, 2014) - Dr. Thomas L. Yearwood, of Comprehensive Pain & Rehabilitation in Biloxi and Pascagoula, and Medical Director of Pain Consultants ASC, will be a keynote speaker at the Neuromodulation Society of Australia & New Zealand (NSANZ) 9th Annual Scientific Meeting to be held in Hobart, Australia on April 13-16, 2014. The conference theme is “Neuromodulation Over the Horizon.”

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Spotlight on Pain: Dr. Yearwood in South Mississippi Living

Laura Owens is a 35-year-old Biloxi resident who knows about chronic pain and the struggle to overcome it. A busy Air Force wife and mother, her pain began in her late 20s during the pregnancy of her second child. “There was no accident or fall or anything that normally causes pain, but my lower back started hurting on one side,” she recalls. “It increased until it was always hurting, and I wasn’t able to perform every day tasks.”

Owens, with the support of husband Brian, saw countless physicians, including four neurosurgeons and three pain management specialists, plus four physical therapists. She tried all kinds of medication but was still in pain. She then had surgery, which revealed that her spinal cord is half the size of a normal person’s spinal cord.

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Peyton Lazzari