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Lumbar RF

Radiofrequency is used to stop nerves that transmit pain signals to the brain. It is like putting a phone call on mute. The message is still there but you know longer get it! How amazing is technology that there is now a mute button for pain? It really is that simple. The body is controlled […]

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Medial Branch Block

Medial nerves are connected to each facet joint located between every vertebrae. They carry facet pain signals to the brain. A Medial Branch Block is done to ensure that it is indeed the facet that is of issue and to treat the pain. A Medial Branch Block is performed by injecting an anesthetic into the […]

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Lumbar Discectomy

The disc is the shock absorber between each spinal bone of the spinal column. It contains a nucleus center. You can imagine it like a jelly donut, intact the jelly or nucleus stays inside the donut or disc which is the harder outer protective layer. When a disc bulges it has left it’s proper position […]

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Lumbars: Caudal Steroid Injection

The word caudal means near the tail or posterior side of the body. A caudal steroid injection is an injection administered to the most distal or lowest epidural space on the spine. The epidural space is the space around the dura which is the protective sheath of the spine. An injection of steroids is used […]

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Thoracic Facet RF

RF stands for Radiofrequency. RF Neurotomy and Ablation are interchangeable names for the same procedure. Radiofrequency Neurotomy aka Ablation can be used to treat Thoracic Facet pain. Thoracic Facet pain is most often caused by arthritis or injury. RF creates a heat lesion on the nerves that tell the brain to feel pain. Once that […]

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Thoracic Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection

If you have upper or mid back pain that is persistent, chronic and unresponsive to treatments tried thus far, a Thoracic Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection may be for you!  A Thoracic Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection is an out patient treatment where a pain relieving injection is administered to the epidural space. The dura is   the protective […]

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Thoracic Epidural Steroid Injection

The thoracic region of the spine is located in the upper torso. It consists of 12 bones known as vertebrae. Vertebrae are the protective bones of the spinal column that houses the spinal cord. The spinal cord and nervous system supply the entire body with essential messages between every cell, tissue, muscle and organ and […]

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Costovertebral Block

The thoracic spine is in the middle of the spine at the upper back. There are 12 vertebrae that make up the thoracic spine. The ribs attach to each vertebrae and connect at the sternum to the spine. The thoracics and rib cage protect vital life sustaining organs including the heart and lungs, as well […]

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Thoracics: Brachial Plexus Block

The brachial plexus is the network of nerves between the bottom four nerves in the neck or cervicals and the first nerve in the upper back or thoracics known as C5, C6, C7, C8 & T1. These nerves supply the neck, upper back, arms and hands. A brachial plexus injury is most often due to […]

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Stellate Ganglion Block

A Stellate Ganglion Block can be diagnostic or therapeutic. It can be done diagnostically to find the source of pain in the head, face, arms or chest. It can be done therapeutically to manage pain in those areas due to shingles, angina, etc. or pain that is chronic in nature. Also it may be done […]

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