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[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='' thickness='' up='' down='60'] OVERVIEW [vc_separator type='normal' position='center' color='' thickness='' up='' down='10'] This diagnostic procedure is performed to identify a painful facet joint. The facet joints are the joints between the vertebrae in the spine. They allow the spine to bend, flex and twist. [vc_separator type='transparent'...

[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='' thickness='' up='' down='60'] OVERVIEW [vc_separator type='normal' position='center' color='' thickness='' up='' down='10'] Spinal cord stimulation (also called SCS) uses electrical impulses to relieve chronic pain of the back, arms and legs. It is believed that electrical pulses prevent pain signals from being received by the...

[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='' thickness='' up='' down='60'] OVERVIEW [vc_separator type='normal' position='center' color='' thickness='' up='' down='10'] The facet joints, found on both sides of the back of the spine, can become painfully irritated or inflamed. A facet joint injection may help diagnose the source of a patient's pain. It...

[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='' thickness='' up='' down='60'] OVERVIEW [vc_separator type='normal' position='center' color='' thickness='' up='' down='10'] During this minimally-invasive procedure, the physician uses heat from radio waves to treat painful facet joints in your neck. This procedure is also called radiofrequency rhizotomy. It can treat pain that doesn't respond...

[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='' thickness='' up='' down='60'] OVERVIEW [vc_separator type='normal' position='center' color='' thickness='' up='' down='10'] A trigger point is a very tender area, usually near the insertion of a muscle or ligament or near a joint, and usually relatively small or well-localized. When trigger point pain is severe...

[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='' thickness='' up='' down='60'] OVERVIEW [vc_separator type='normal' position='center' color='' thickness='' up='' down='10'] This injection procedure is performed to relieve pain caused by arthritis in the sacroiliac joint where the spine and hip bone meet. The steroid medication can reduce swelling and inflammation in the joint.[vc_separator...

[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='' thickness='' up='' down='60'] OVERVIEW [vc_separator type='normal' position='center' color='' thickness='' up='' down='10'] TLIF is generally used to treat back or leg pain caused by degenerative disc disease. The surgeon will stabilize the spine by fusing vertebrae together with bone graft material.[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='' thickness=''...

[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='' thickness='' up='' down='60'] OVERVIEW [vc_separator type='normal' position='center' color='' thickness='' up='' down='10'] In many spinal surgeries, two or more vertebral bones are permanently joined with a technique called "spinal fusion." A fusion creates a solid mass of bone. It stabilizes your spine. [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color=''...

[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='' thickness='' up='' down='60'] OVERVIEW [vc_separator type='normal' position='center' color='' thickness='' up='' down='10'] PLIF is generally used to treat back or leg pain caused by degenerative disc disease. The surgeon will stabilize the spine by fusing vertebrae together with bone graft material. [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='' thickness=''...

[vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='' thickness='' up='' down='60'] OVERVIEW [vc_separator type='normal' position='center' color='' thickness='' up='' down='10'] This surgery removes bone and/or portions of a herniated or diseased disc to relieve neck and radiating arm pain caused by parts of the disc pressing on nerve roots. [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='' thickness=''...

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