Shingles (caused by Herpes Zoster) is often excruciatingly painful, and the risk of contracting it increases with age. Around 25 percent of all adults aged 50 and older will develop this viral disease unless vaccinated against it (per the National Institutes of Health). According to the Centers for Disease Control(CDC), the most common Shingles complication is postherpetic neuralgia.
The CDCalso reports that between 10-15 percent of people afflicted with Shingles will develop this type of nerve pain. If you are one of those people, you may benefit by a visit to Tristate Pain Institute. Our medical providers at our sites in Arizona and Nevada treat neuropathic pain such as... Read more