Minimally Invasive Procedures

Home/Minimally Invasive Procedures
28 08, 2013

X-Ray Accuracy from Fluoroscopy

By |2016-12-22T17:05:49+00:00August 28th, 2013|Back Pain, Injection-Based Treatment, Minimally Invasive Procedures, Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy, Spine Care|Comments Off on X-Ray Accuracy from Fluoroscopy

Fluoroscopy is an essential tool in many procedures, including the precise injections needed for many minimally invasive treatments for back pain. An accurate injection can mean lesser chance for complication and a greater likelihood of results. So-called blind injections often miss, sometimes up to 40% of the time. However, using fluoroscopy doctors can precisely visualize [...]

9 08, 2013

Modern Minimally Invasive Procedure for Back Pain

By |2016-12-22T17:05:49+00:00August 9th, 2013|Back Pain, Diagnosing Back Pain, Herniated Disk, Minimally Invasive Procedures, Spine Care|Comments Off on Modern Minimally Invasive Procedure for Back Pain

Modern medicine has discovered a minimally invasive way to use heat to relieve pain from spinal disc problems, and you may be a candidate to receive the procedure. Exercise, medication and therapy are often enough to get pesky back pain to leave you, but thousands upon thousands of people suffer from back pain that doesn’t [...]

5 06, 2013

A Guide To Back Pain Medications

By |2016-12-22T17:05:49+00:00June 5th, 2013|Back Pain, Diagnosing Back Pain, Minimally Invasive Procedures|Comments Off on A Guide To Back Pain Medications

Back pain can be a long-lasting, even life-altering condition that has varying levels of severity, and dealing with it can be a nightmare. A doctor will often prescribe medication to help you deal with pain, while other more long-term solutions are considered and carried out, such as therapy or a minimally invasive procedure.  For severe [...]

22 05, 2013

Taking Care of Your Spine

By |2016-12-22T17:05:50+00:00May 22nd, 2013|Back Pain, Minimally Invasive Procedures, Spine Care|Comments Off on Taking Care of Your Spine

Our bodies are amazing, but they can’t take sustained abuse without breaking down. The problem is, many times we don’t realize when we are hurting our bodies. Especially when it comes to injuring our backs, we aren’t as careful as we should be. Modern spine specialist can utilize a number of effective but minimally invasive [...]

26 03, 2013

Modifying Spinal Discs to Relieve Pain

By |2016-12-22T17:05:50+00:00March 26th, 2013|Back Pain, Minimally Invasive Procedures|Comments Off on Modifying Spinal Discs to Relieve Pain

Pain relief from a herniated disc doesn’t always have to come from extensive surgery. A procedure called nucleoplasty provides pain relief with minimal discomfort on an outpatient basis. The whole point of a nucleoplasty is to relieve pressure on the affected nerve. This means that the first step a doctor will take is to identify [...]

24 01, 2013

Degenerative Disc Disease

By |2016-12-22T17:05:51+00:00January 24th, 2013|Back Pain, Minimally Invasive Procedures, Spine Care|Comments Off on Degenerative Disc Disease

Degenerative Disc Disease and Low Back Pain Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD) is a gradual process that may compromise the spine. Although DDD is relatively common, its effects are usually not severe enough to warrant medical attention. In this discussion we address DDD in the lumbar spine. Degenerative changes in the spine are often referred to [...]

6 01, 2013

Herniated Discs

By |2016-12-22T17:05:52+00:00January 6th, 2013|Diagnosing Back Pain, Minimally Invasive Procedures, Spine Care|Comments Off on Herniated Discs

A common cause of low back and leg pain is a herniated or ruptured disc. Symptoms may include dull or sharp pain, muscle spasm or cramping, sciatica, and leg weakness or loss of leg function. Sneezing, coughing, or bending usually intensifies the pain. Rarely is bowel or bladder control lost, but if this occurs, seek [...]