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Minimally Invasive Stenosis Treatment | The Mild® Procedure

A minimally invasive, outpatient procedure, Mild® removes a major root cause of lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS), helping patients achieve lasting relief from back and leg pain. Related Articles Lumbar Spinal Stenosis (LSS) – “mild®” Treatment Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Treatment Performed through a single, tiny incision, Mild has a safety profile similar to an epidural steroid [...]

PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) | In-Depth Overview

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injections can be Performed for Many Medical Conditions The purpose is to induce the body to heal a chronic injury. PRP is a procedure performed in the office using a patient’s own blood. Blood is drawn, like when getting blood tests, and then separated into its different components using a special [...]

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DRG Stimulation for CRPS & Other Focal Chronic Pain

Spinal cord stimulation (SCS) has been widely available for decades for the treatment of chronic pain including failed back surgeries, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), and various other neuropathic pain conditions. (See articles on: Back Pain and Extremities) CRPS (Type I and II) is a unique condition that has many challenges when it comes to [...]