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Lumbar Spinal Stenosis (LSS) – Treatment

Lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) is primarily a degenerative, age-related narrowing of the lower spinal canal.  Onset typically occurs after the age of 50 and these symptoms include pain and numbness in the lower back, legs or buttocks, that limit a patient's ability to stand and walk. mild® - Minimally Invasive Lumbar Decompression Dr. Naftulin and [...]

2018-06-04T17:08:58+00:00 Categories: Medical Journal & Blog|

Video | Chronic Nerve Pain – Bioness StimRouter Pain Blocker

Just approved electronic pain blocker that's very different from other pain devices. Its called a Bioness StimRouter. CBS News Dr. Max Gomez Reports: It's a tiny electrode, a small transmitter and a controller that pulse small electric pulses into the nerves carrying the pain signals. Not just phantom limb, but all sorts of pain. Unlike [...]

2017-04-21T14:46:09+00:00 Categories: Medical Journal & Blog|

Low Back Pain Relief – ACP Guidelines on Non-Invasive Treatment

In mid-February 2017, The American College of Physicians (ACP) released their Guidelines on Noninvasive Treatments for Acute, Subacute, and Chronic Low Back Pain. According to the study, lower back pain is one of the most common experiences and cause for physician-patient interactions / visits in the United States. Most Americans have experienced back pain lasting [...]

2017-02-15T22:30:43+00:00 Categories: Medical Journal & Blog|

Choosing a Physician For Pain Care & Management: Factors to Consider

Navigating the Healthcare System Can Be a Very Difficult Task. There Are So Many Factors to Consider. Do I need to see a specialist? If so, what type of specialist? What qualifications does the physician have? Is there another physician of the same or different specialty from whom I can seek another medical opinion? One [...]

2018-01-31T22:14:40+00:00 Categories: Spine Tips|

Post-Stroke Shoulder Pain (PSSP)

A stroke - or in medical terms, CerebroVascular Accident (CVA) - can be catastrophic. If a person survives the stroke, they may be left with significant functional limitations including paralysis, inability to speak or understand(aphasia), spasticity, visual-spatial defects, and pain. Shoulder Pain Associated with a Stroke One relatively common pain disorder associated with a stroke [...]

2018-05-12T20:24:05+00:00 Categories: Medical Journal & Blog|