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Nerve Ablations

Nerve Ablations/Rhizotomies For Neck And Back Pain

For individuals suffering from chronic neck and back pain, nerve ablations can be an effective way to manage this pain. A nerve ablation, also known as radiofrequency ablation (RFA), is an innovative, non-surgical and minimally invasive procedure that uses radiofrequency waves to destroy the end of small nerves that irritate your facet joints.

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Migraine treatment

Migraines – Diagnosis And Treatment

Many people think of migraines as just a really bad headache, but this is inaccurate. Migraines are actually a neurological disease that involves a number of troubling neurological symptoms. Around 12% of American adults suffer from migraines, which are painful and often debilitating. As a

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chronic non-cancer pain guidelines

Opioids Are Not Indicated For Chronic Non-Cancer Pain

Chronic pain is one of the most common reasons that people seek medical treatment, and a 2016 Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) analysis found that 50 million Americans suffered from chronic pain, with 19.6 million of those falling in the category of “high-impact”

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spine surgery

When Is Spine Surgery “Needed”?

8 out of 10 Americans will suffer from at least one major episode of back pain at some point in their lives. While surgery might seem like a good way to relieve chronic back pain, in most cases surgery is not “needed”. In fact, for

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Neck Pain – Diagnosis And Treatment

Recent CDC data reports that almost 20% of people have experienced neck pain in the last three months. While there are a number of factors that could account for this, neck pain or stiffness is usually the result of neck muscles weakening from poor posture

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Sciatica Pain – Diagnosis And Treatment

When we talk of sciatica pain, we’re referring to painful symptoms in your buttocks or legs that travel along your sciatic nerve causing numbness, weakness and pain. The sciatic nerve is the largest type of nerve in your body. Each of us has two sciatic

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Back Surgery

Failed Back Surgery

Many patients suffering from chronic back pain look to surgery as a way to relieve their pain. While there are some situations when surgery is necessary, more often it is not the best way to resolve back problems. Among the many risks associated with back

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