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Study Confirms MILD Procedure Benefits

Study Confirms MILD Procedure Benefits

What is the MILD Procedure? The mild® procedure is a minimally invasive, safe, effective, FDA-approved, non-surgical procedure that can help patients diagnosed with Lumbar Spinal Stenosis (LSS) stand longer and walk farther with less pain. It is a short, outpatient procedure that is performed through a tiny […]

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Opioids

Opioids

The National Opioid Dependence Epidemic The United States is presently experiencing an unprecedented opioid epidemic crisis. According to the National Institute of health, more than 115 people in the United States die daily from an opioid overdose. The misuse of, and addiction to opioids is a serious […]

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HF10 – A Breakthrough Pain Treatment

HF10 – A Breakthrough Pain Treatment

What is HF10? The Nevro HF10 is a type of Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS) and is named for its ability to deliver high-frequency stimulation at 10 kHz. It is a non-addictive, minimally-invasive and reversible option that provides patients with long-term chronic pain relief. It is FDA-approved for […]

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How Can Spinal Cord Stimulation Help Me?

How Can Spinal Cord Stimulation Help Me?

Am I a Good Candidate? Candidates for Spinal Cord Stimulation Therapy are typically identified through a screening process, which evaluates the person’s medical condition, and begins with a thorough assessment by the specialists at Comprehensive Spine & Pain Physicians. Spinal Cord Stimulation Therapy has been used for […]

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Steps to Prevent Tendinitis

Steps to Prevent Tendinitis

Tennis elbow, quarterback shoulder, golfer’s elbow, tendinitis of the wrist and jumper’s knee are a few examples of forms of tendinitis, a painful, but easily preventable injury. Causes of Tendinitis Repetitive strain on the tendon: Repetitive strain is the most common cause of tendinitis.  This is when […]

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How Can Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy Help with Your Tennis or Golfer’s Elbow?

How Can Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy Help with Your Tennis or Golfer’s Elbow?

It is not uncommon for one’s everyday functioning to be adversely affected by tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis) and/or golfer’s elbow (medial epicondylitis). Despite what their names imply, the conditions aren’t only experienced by tennis players and golfers. While these forms of tendonitis can be developed due athletic […]

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Osteoarthritis: What? Who? When?

Osteoarthritis: What? Who? When?

What is Osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis is a joint degenerative disease and the most common chronic condition of the joints. It occurs when the cushion between the cartilage of the joints suffers from “wear and tear.” There is an estimated 27 million Americans affected by osteoarthritis. While it can […]

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Exercising While Living with Spinal Stenosis

Exercising While Living with Spinal Stenosis

Spinal stenosis is due to the narrowing of the spaces within the spine, which can put pressure on the nerves that travel along that course. The types of spinal stenosis are classified based on where on the spine the condition is occurring, and it’s possible to have […]

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Failed Back Surgery Syndrome

Failed Back Surgery Syndrome

Spinal surgery is not always a viable solution to back pain. In fact, between 5-50% of patients’ experience pain after surgery, a condition known as Failed Back Surgery Syndrome, also known as FBSS. Failed back surgery syndrome is not actually a syndrome, but a generalized term used […]

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Costochondritis and the Effects of Harmless Chest Pain

Costochondritis and the Effects of Harmless Chest Pain

Chest pain can be scary, but in some cases it is harmless. Costochondritis is an inflammation of the cartilage that connects the breastbone to the upper ribs. Though painful, it is harmless and usually goes away on its own after several weeks. Costochondritis is also called chest […]

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