It’s certainly reasonable to expect pain after a surgical procedure to lessen and eventually resolve as your body heals. Unfortunately, up to 50% of surgical patients experience chronic (long term) postsurgical pain
Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is a non-surgical, minimally invasive procedure that uses radiofrequency waves to interrupt pain signals from certain nerves to the brain. Delivered via specialized needles, the
A spinal cord stimulator (SCS) is a small implantable device that uses computer technology and mild electrical impulses to disrupt specific pain signals sent by sensory nerves in your back
The Vertiflex procedure tackles a common cause of lower back and leg pain – narrowing (stenosis) of the lumbar spinal canal. Spinal stenosis causes compression and irritation of the nerve
In medicine, when you combine kypho (meaning bent or humped) and plasty (meaning to repair), you end up with a minimally invasive procedure (kyphoplasty) that’s designed to restore spinal strength
Early treatment is the most effective when dealing with complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS). Unfortunately, it’s a perplexing disorder that’s often misdiagnosed because the pain and other symptoms are out
Named for the nerve it irritates, sciatica can cause a wide variety of symptoms that typically wax and wane in intensity and may not occur where or when you’d expect.
Arthritis can indeed cause aching pain in your joints that may interfere with your ability to enjoy an active lifestyle. Did you know, though, that many effective treatments exist that
You depend on your knees to stand, sit, walk, and run. When you think about it, most physical activity relies on your knees to get the job done. With all
Pain in your hips, knees, shoulders, or any of the hardworking joints in your body is a common complaint that stems from various issues. So common, that many people assume
Can a small, painful knot in a muscle cause widespread aching discomfort that keeps you awake and makes it hard to move? Yes. These painful knots are called trigger points.
It’s understandably worrisome to hear “disease” attached to a diagnosis. However, degenerative disc disease is not really a disease. It’s actually a condition that’s related