More About Vertebroplasty / Kyphoplasty / Sacroplasty
● Vertebroplasty: This technique involves inserting polymethylmethacrylate into the bone of the collapsed vertebra with the needle and syringe under the guidance of X-ray. This technique is performed to stabilize the fracture and prevent further collapse.
● Kyphoplasty: In this procedure, a large needle is introduced into the spine with a balloon called a bone tamp and inflated until it expands to the desired height. The space created is then filled with or injected with orthopaedic cement called polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA).
This procedure restores the height of the vertebrae and reduces the deformity.
● Sacroplasty: In this procedure, cement is introduced into the sacral bone at the base of the spine to treat a compression fracture. This procedure reduces pain and improves the stability of the sacrum, which is part of the pelvic structure.
More About Facet Injections
The procedure is minimally invasive and can be done in a doctor's office or outpatient clinic. Potential side effects are rare and typically minor in nature. Pain relief from facet injection can help to improve mobility, reduce inflammation, and provide lasting relief from chronic pain conditions.
Facet injection offers an excellent solution for those seeking safe and effective pain relief.
More About Radiofrequency Ablation
RFA is a safe and effective procedure with minimal risk of side effects. The procedure is typically done under local anesthesia, so patients experience little to no pain or discomfort during treatment. Patients usually experience temporary relief within hours after the procedure and long-term relief within a few weeks.
More About Discogram
The whole procedure usually takes under an hour and can provide valuable insight into the cause of your chronic back pain. Pain specialists can then use this insight to develop a tailored treatment plan that offers long-term solutions.
If you are experiencing persistent back pain, discuss the possibility of a discogram with your doctor to determine if it is an appropriate solution for your condition. Pain relief options can include physical therapy, medications, injections or surgery. A discogram can help provide the answers you need to find the most effective pain solutions for your body.
More About Spinal Cord Stimulator
The implantation of an SCS requires careful planning and attention to detail. Patients are typically evaluated by a team of doctors that includes an interventional pain management doctor, neurosurgeon, and neurologist. This process helps ensure that the patient is a good candidate for SCS and it will be successful in reducing their pain.
More About Intrathecal Pump Placement
This targeted approach allows for more precise dosing of drugs than traditional methods, and can provide lasting relief from chronic pain. Intrathecal Pump Placement also offers the added benefit of reducing opioid use, as well as reducing potential side effects associated with long-term medication use.
The procedure is typically performed under general anesthesia and takes about an hour to complete. Pain relief can vary depending on the severity of the condition being treated, but most people report significant improvements in their symptoms after a few weeks.
If you are looking for solutions to improve your quality of life and manage chronic pain conditions, consult with us today.
Peripheral Nerve Blocks
Peripheral nerve blocks are a type of pain relief solution used to block the transmission of pain signals from peripheral nerves. The procedure involves injecting an anesthetic or steroid medication around the affected nerve, providing immediate and long-lasting relief from chronic pain.
More about peripheral nerve blocks
Pain relief typically lasts between four to eight hours per injection, but may be prolonged depending on the type of medication used. Peripheral nerve blocks have been found to be safe and effective in treating chronic pain from many sources, including sports injuries, arthritis, sciatica, post-surgical pain, and fibromyalgia.
The procedure is minimally invasive and typically performed with local or general anesthesia.
PERIPHERAL NERVE STIMULATION TREATMENT
Peripheral Nerve Stimulation Treatment, or PNS, is a type of pain relief therapy that can be used to treat chronic pain conditions. This treatment involves stimulating the peripheral nerves in order to block the transmission of pain signals from reaching the brain. Pain solutions that use this technique have been found to be effective in reducing pain levels and improving quality of life for those suffering from chronic pain.
More about PERIPHERAL NERVE STIMULATION TREATMENT
The treatment process begins with an assessment of the patient's medical history and present condition in order to determine if PNS will be a suitable solution for their pain relief. Pain specialists may also use imaging technologies such as X-rays, MRI scans, or ultrasound to examine the affected area further.
Pain relief is achieved by applying a mild electrical current to the peripheral nerves, which creates an effect that prevents pain signals from reaching the brain.
Interspinous Spacer/Fusion is a minimally invasive surgical procedure used to treat chronic lower back pain. It’s designed to reduce pressure on the nerves in the spine. This procedure can provide lasting relief for those who suffer from debilitating pain due to degenerative disc disease, spinal stenosis, and sciatica.
More about Interspinous Spacer/Fusion
It’s a viable option for those who have not responded to traditional pain relief solutions such as physical therapy and medications.
During the procedure, surgeons insert an interspinous spacer between two adjacent spinous processes of the spine. This device helps to keep the nerves in the spine from being compressed, thus providing relief from chronic pain. Additionally, the spacer can also provide stabilization which may be beneficial for those with unstable spinal segments.
The surgeon may choose to fuse certain vertebrae together using instrumentation such as rods and screws. This procedure is done when stabilization of the spine is needed in order to relieve pain.
BACK CONDITIONS IT TREATS
The MILD Procedure is a safe, non-invasive procedure that provides lasting pain solutions. It uses an innovative technology called radiofrequency ablation (RFA) to target and treat damaged nerves in the body. The procedure is able to selectively block or reduce the nerve signals that transmit painful sensations, providing long lasting relief for chronic pain conditions.
More about MILD Procedure
This in turn allows patients to improve their daily quality of life. The procedure is minimally-invasive and typically takes less than an hour, with results lasting up to 18 months or longer. In addition, the MILD Procedure has a very low complication rate and no long-term side effects have been reported so far.
It is important to note that the MILD Procedure is not suitable for everyone and a physician should be consulted prior to undergoing this treatment. The procedure is also used in combination with other treatments such as physical therapy, medications and lifestyle changes to maximize pain relief.
BACK CONDITIONS IT TREATS
Vertiflex is an innovative medical device company dedicated to providing effective solutions for Pain Management. The Vertiflex® Superion® Indirect Decompression System was the first FDA-cleared minimally invasive interspinous spacer approved for use in the United States. This breakthrough technology allows physicians to treat nerve root compression due to lumbar spinal stenosis and provide long-lasting relief to patients suffering from chronic back pain.
By providing minimally invasive treatments that are clinically proven to be safe and effective, Vertiflex is committed to improving the quality of life of Pain Management patients.
More About Vertiflex
The Superion® Indirect Decompression System utilizes a unique design that allows for the implantation of a very small device into the spinal canal.
The system works by creating separation between the spinous processes, which relieves compression on the underlying nerve root and effectively treats Pain Management symptoms.
This device is not only safe, but also has been shown to provide long-term pain relief with low risk of complications. Furthermore, it can be used in combination with other Pain Management treatments, such as physical therapy, to further improve the quality of life of patients.
Medial branch block is a type of pain solution used to reduce discomfort in the facet joints. It involves injecting anesthetic and/or steroid medications into the medial branches, which are nerves that transmit pain signals from the facet joints. The medication blocks the transmission of those pain signals, reducing or eliminating the patient’s discomfort.
This procedure is often used to diagnose certain pain syndromes and can be repeated and adjusted as necessary.
More About Medial Branch Block
Medial branch block is a safe, effective solution for patients who suffer from chronic facet joint pain. The procedure typically takes about 15 minutes and can provide relief for up to several months.
It is important to note that while this procedure may bring short-term relief, it is not a long-term solution for chronic pain. Patients who are considering this procedure should consult their doctor to determine if it is the best option for them.
A Spine Myelogram is a medical imaging procedure that provides specific information about the spinal cord, its surrounding structures and the space inside the vertebral column. It involves injecting contrast dye into the subarachnoid space to help visualize areas of compression or damage on imaging scans such as CT or MR.
Spine Myelogram is most commonly used to diagnose the cause of pain, such as a herniated disc or spinal tumor. The procedure can also be used to identify any narrowing of the spinal canal that may be causing pressure on the nerves.
The Epidural Blood/Fibrin Glue Patch is a minimally invasive technique used to reduce pain in the spine. It involves the injection of a fibrin glue, made from autologous blood and thrombin, into an epidural space around nerve roots affected by spinal disorders such as herniated discs or degenerative disc disease.
This patch seals the epidural space, helping to reduce inflammation and protect nerve tissue from further damage. Pain relief is usually achieved quickly with minimal side effects and a shorter recovery time than traditional treatments.
More About Epidural Blood/Fibrin Glue Patch
This technique can be used in combination with other pain management solutions such as physical therapy or medications. The Epidural Blood/Fibrin Glue Patch is a promising option for those seeking relief from chronic spinal pain. It may be the perfect solution for those looking to reduce their pain and improve their quality of life.