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Stop Doing These 6 Things If You Have Back Pain

Your back has really been bothering you, and you want to do all you can to minimize the discomfort. Here, we look at six ways you can worsen back pain, and most people are guilty of at least a few.
May 17th, 2023

Does Bursitis Resolve on Its Own?

When you have bursitis, the very thing that’s supposed to protect your joint is the one causing pain. If you’ve developed inflammation in a bursa sac, here’s how to best address the issue to regain pain-free movement.
Apr 13th, 2023

5 Benefits of Neurostimulation

It feels like you’ve exhausted every option for managing your chronic pain and your discomfort is now joined by frustration. Perhaps it’s time to take a look at spinal cord stimulation, which offers a number of benefits.
Nov 4th, 2022

The Benefits of Intrathecal Pump Therapy

Every day is a battle to control chronic pain, and you just want an easy and effective solution. An intrathecal pump may be just what you’re looking for, and we review some of its many benefits here.
Oct 5th, 2022

How Long Do Joint Injections Last?

You have a painful joint and want some relief so you can move freely again. Joint injections are a frontline treatment for this goal, providing you with a respite from the discomfort.
Sep 8th, 2022

Treating Your Damaged SI Joints Through Stabilization

The pain that stems from sacroiliac (SI) joint dysfunction can be severe and prevent you from moving without discomfort. When the issue doesn’t respond to treatment, SI joint stabilization may be the best path forward.
Aug 1st, 2022

Rhizotomy: Lasting Relief for Your Back Pain

You’re tired of spot treatments that only deliver short-term relief for your back pain, and you want a longer-lasting solution. That solution may come in the form of a rhizotomy, or radiofrequency ablation. Here’s how it works.
Jul 1st, 2022

Managing Your Bulging Disc Pain with Epidural Injections

You’ve developed a bulging disc, and certain movements send shooting pain through your lower back and into your leg. To relieve the pain and allow time for your disc to heal, epidural injections may be just the answer.
Jun 1st, 2022

Neurostimulation — Winning the Battle Against Back Pain

Every day, you face nagging back pain that puts a serious dent in your ability to function well. You want relief, but you’re understandably hesitant to turn to drugs or surgery. Neurostimulation may be the solution you’re seeking.
Apr 7th, 2022

What Can Help My Bursitis?

The human body contains 140 fluid-filled sacs — bursae — that provide padding in your joints and elsewhere. When one of these tiny sacs becomes irritated, bursitis develops, which can cause discomfort.
Feb 6th, 2022

Can I Receive SI Joint Injections While I'm Pregnant?

Your musculoskeletal structure can be put through the ringer when you’re pregnant, and sacroiliac (SI) joint pain illustrates this point perfectly. For relief from this type of lower back pain, are SI joint injections an option? Yes, with a twist.
Jan 16th, 2022

How Long Does Intrathecal Therapy Last?

You’ve been struggling with chronic pain and you want to know more about intrathecal pump therapy. Here’s a look at how this implantable device works and what you need to do to maintain your pain relief.
Oct 8th, 2021

What to Expect with a Vertiflex™ Procedure and Implant

When you have progressive lumbar spinal stenosis, the simple act of taking a few steps can be painful, and you’re tired of being sidelined by the condition. With Vertiflex™, you can regain your life quickly and relatively easily.
Sep 6th, 2021

Signs of a Herniated Disc

Herniated, ruptured, pinched, slipped — these are all descriptions of what can occur in one of the discs in your spine. Whatever the name, the symptoms are often the same, and we describe some of the more common ones here.
Aug 16th, 2021

What Injections Help Arthritis Pain?

Recent estimates regarding arthritis are alarming — it affects more than 92 million. As joint pain becomes more prevalent, we’re fighting back with injections that can help restore pain-free movement.
Jul 27th, 2021

The Role of Neurostimulation for Post-Surgical Pain

The goal of surgery is typically to fix a problem, not create one. Unfortunately, post-surgical pain is a risk thanks to unintended nerve damage and inflammation. Thankfully, there’s a solution in neurostimulation.
Jun 18th, 2021

Benefits of the Vertiflex™ Procedure for Back Pain

You used to pride yourself on standing tall, but now that same position causes great pain, sending you hunched forward. This classic symptom of lumbar spinal stenosis, and more, can be remedied with Vertiflex™.
May 20th, 2021

How Neurostimulation Works to Relieve Pain

The chronic pain that comes with spine problems or disorders like complex regional pain syndrome is like no other and often hard to treat. Neurostimulation is answering the call, often eliminating the need for medications.
Mar 21st, 2021

The Best Options for Treating Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

If you’re struggling with lumbar spinal stenosis, the good news is that there are plenty of treatment options to help you regain pain-free mobility. Here’s a look at both the problem and the many solutions.
Feb 15th, 2021

Should You Get Epidural Injections for Your Back Pain?

If medication and physical therapy have been unsuccessful in treating your back pain, you may benefit from epidural injections to improve your condition. Find out how this treatment works and whether it might be right for you.
Jan 19th, 2021