Radiofrequency ablation is a treatment where radio waves are used to create heat and destroy a part of a nerve. This technique is most commonly used to treat pain that is originating in the facet join ...more
Piriformis muscle injections are commonly used to determine what is causing buttock and sciatica type pain. Piriformis muscle injections are both diagnostic injections and therapeutic injections, mean ...more
Epidural steroid injections (ESI) are commonly used to control back and leg pain from many different causes. These injections control pain by reducing inflammation and swelling. They do not fully cure ...more
When dealing with a chronic painful spine condition pain specialists commonly use facet joint injections. These injections are primarily diagnostic injections, meaning that they help your doctor dete ...more
A spinal cord stimulator, also called a dorsal column stimulator, is an implanted electronic device used to help treat chronic pain. These devices have been in use for the treatment of pain for over 3 ...more
Electrical nerve stimulation is a treatment for pain that can be used for acute pain (e.g., during labor or after surgery) or for chronic pain (e.g., low back pain). It is a form of electrical energy ...more
Pain in the neck may be a popular figure of speech, but many people know all too well that neck pain is a real injury that can be hard to treat and get rid of. Almost everyone throughout their lifeti ...more
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