Spine Articles About Pain Relief

Dry Needling

March 10, 2017

More than 25% of Americans have a musculoskeletal condition that requires medical attention. Chronic back pain accounts for most of the common musculoskeletal pain conditions ...

Micro Endoscopic Discectomy: A Minimally-Invasive Procedure

July 21, 2015

Micro Endoscopic Discectomy is a minimally-invasive procedure designed to relieve pain caused by herniated discs pressing on nerve roots. It is performed through a tubular ...

Latest Developments in Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

June 23, 2015

Innovations and techniques in minimally invasive spinal surgery have continued to rapidly develop and grow over the last decade. Minimally invasive techniques in spinal surgery ...

Inversion Tables…Good or Bad?

March 27, 2015

It’s spring!  With spring time comes sports.  And, with sports, comes back pain. Any medical practitioner who has ever treated a significant number of spine ...

Another Minimally Invasive Surgical Option for Back Pain

December 10, 2014

Low Back Pain is an extremely common condition affecting 4 out of 5 people at some point in their adult life. The natural aging process ...

SI Joint Pain and New Minimally Invasive Procedure offered at The Spine Center

October 10, 2014

Sacroiliac joint pain is a very common and sometimes overlooked cause of low back pain. The SI joint (SIJ) is where the sacrum (commonly known ...

Spinal Injections

July 25, 2014

Spinal injections are used in two ways. First, they can be performed to diagnose the source of back, leg, neck, or arm pain (diagnostic). Second, ...

Medications used to Treat Acute Low Back Pain

April 24, 2014

Acute low back pain with or without sciatica is one of the most common reasons for adults to see a physician. Although most patients recover ...

Bone Graft Alternatives in Spinal Surgery

February 6, 2014

Spinal fusion surgery is often needed for patients with spinal deformity, instability, traumatic injuries, spinal cord injuries, and patients requiring revision spinal surgery. The accomplishment ...

“Ever Heard of Dry Needling?” Patient Questions & Answers

November 25, 2013

Recently, we’ve had patients asking about a procedure called “dry needling.” In this review we have attempted to explain this relatively new method for the ...

Minimally-Invasive vs. Traditional Open Spine Surgery: Explained

October 25, 2013

Spine surgery is traditionally done as “open surgery,” meaning the area being operated on is opened with a long incision to allow the surgeon to ...

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