Archived News

Now Providing Patient Care Services to Atmore Community

Joshua Tucker, DO Atmore, AL (November 24, 2015)

Good news for patients living in Atmore, Alabama: Treatment for chronic pain is now more convenient than ever! Effective immediately, Comprehensive Pain & Rehabilitation will expand their clinical practice availability for residents of Atmore and surrounding communities.

Gulf Coast-Based Physician - Thomas Yearwood, Md, Phd To Present At London Spine Pain Symposium

YearwoodThumbPascagoula, MS (November 3, 2015)

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 London Spine Pain Symposium on November 25-27, 2015. Dr. Yearwood's topic will be The Future of Pain Interventions in the Management of Lower Back Pain."

Local Pain Medicine Practice Continues to Expand with Announcement of New Physician Assistant and Gulf Coat Resident, Kimberly Fortier

Kimberly FortierPascagoula, MS (January 20, 2015)

The physicians and staff of Comprehensive Pain & Rehabilitation are pleased to announce the association of Kimberly Fortier, MHS, PA-C. She joined the team of pain management specialists recently and provides patient care services at its Mississippi clinic locations.

Local Pain Management Medical Practice Announces Association of Dr. Joshua Tucker

Joshua Tucker, DODaphne, AL (January 8, 2015)

The physicians and staff of Comprehensive Pain & Rehabilitation are pleased to announce the association of Joshua E. Tucker, DO. Dr. Tucker joined the team of pain management specialists recently and provides patient care services at both their Daphne, AL and Pascagoula, MS clinic locations.

Local Physician Practice Administrator Achieves Board Certification in Medical Practice Management

RhondaRogers Pascagoula, MS (December 15, 2014)

Comprehensive Pain & Rehabilitation is pleased to announce that Practice Administrator, Rhonda Rogers, MSPT, CMPE has earned the professional designation of Certified Medical Practice Executive (CMPE) by  the American College of Medical Practice Executives, the certification entity of the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA).

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.

"We always enjoy visiting with Dr. Yearwood. As a global thought leader and researcher, he provides us with interesting perspectives and challenges us to think differently,” states Allen Meacham, Boston Scientific Vice President of U.S. Sales.

CPR Wishes a Fond Farewell

Michelle D. Buchanan, DNP, ACNPAfter six years of service with CPR, we regretfully announce that Michelle D. Buchanan, DNP, ACNP will no longer be working with us effective July 8, 2014. Michelle recently married and is leaving the practice to join her husband in Kentucky. It is with warmest personal regards that we wish her continued blessings and success as she moves forward with her new family and career path. 

Thomas Yearwood, MD, PhD to Speak At Neuromodulation Society of Australia & New Zealand (Nsanz) – 9th Annual Scientific Meeting

YearwoodThumbPascagoula, 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."

Comprehensive Pain & Rehabilitation's ALGOS Education & Research Center at the Forefront of Neuroscience Innovation

PR ALGOS PICPascagoula, MS (September 4, 2013) - While all physicians strive to stay abreast of the current research and latest technological advances in their specialty, one Pascagoula practice is going the distance. Under the leadership of founding physician Dr. Thomas Yearwood, Comprehensive Pain & Rehabilitation (CPR) frequently hosts clinicians from as far away as Italy and the United Kingdom for the collegial exchange of neuroscience knowledge.

Spotlight on Pain

Thomas-Yearwood SML-1-2Story by: Lynn Lofton
South Mississippi Living, July, 2013 issue

Chronic pain is more than just aches and pains that come and go. It’s all the time, every day, and one in three Americans suffers from it. Usually the first course of action is medication — enough painkillers were prescribed in 2010 to medicate every American adult around the clock for a month. Patients also have surgery in the quest to be pain free. But what happens when neither of these actions work?