When can an Epidural Steroid Injection relieve Pain?

Epidural steroid injections are highly effective in providing pain relief to patients with lower back pain and leg pain. Epidural steroid injections (ESIs) are a non-surgical method of pain management for patients with sciatica and lower back pain. The epidural space is the outer part of the spinal canal. It is filled with CSF orRead More

Be Knowledgeable About Failed Back Surgery Syndrome

Failed Back Surgery Syndrome (FBSS) is a general title given to pain and symptoms that occur when back surgery has been ineffective. A normal amount of pain and stiffness is expected post-operatively, as well as, soreness and muscle weakness for several weeks. In the case of spinal fusion, the body has to adjust to implants.Read More

Going Through Myofascial Pain Syndrome

Myofascial Pain Syndrome (MPS) is chronic soft tissue or muscle pain. It is felt deep within the muscle fibers and fascia and has trigger points in the muscles that are very painful when touched. Often pain can be felt at another location apart from the original site. This is called referred pain.   There areRead More

Fight Pain with Radiofrequency Ablation

Radiofrequency ablation RFA)  is a minimally invasive procedure used to destroy abnormal or damaged tissue. The abnormal tissue is destroyed using heat (radiofrequency), extreme cold (cryoablation), chemical or laser. Radiofrequency-ablation uses heat to damage the nerves that send pain signals to the brain. This results in 6 – 12 months of pain relief. In someRead More