If you are suffering from chronic pain, you may be wondering whether over-the-counter (OTC) medications or prescription painkillers are the best option for you. Like any other treatment, much depends on the individual patient and circumstance, however, there are characteristics of each that can make...Read more
Dr. Valente was recently featured in Living Magazine answering some of the most common questions he gets from patients. Read on to get answers from one of the top spine surgeons in Texas!Â
Dr. Valente Answers Your Questions
1. What does the road toÂ recovery mean?
â€śThe road to recoveryÂ is g...Read more
Headaches are one of the most commonÂ typesÂ of pain in the body. The Neuroscience Center at NAA report that "70% of Americans will suffer headache pain severe enough to seek medical attention" and more than 8 million Americans a year visit a physician with the complaint of headaches. They also repo...Read more
If youâ€™ve been suffering with chronic back pain, you know how it can affect your abilityâ€”and desireâ€”to be active, and can make it difficult to get through the day when the pain is at its worst. But you may not have given much thought to the other ways your life is being affected. Chronic back ...Read more