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Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)

Definition Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) also previously known as Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) is a complex condition occurring after injury, surgery, stroke or heart attack. It is a chronic, painful condition that usually affects a single limb after an injury. It is believed to be caused by damage to or malfunction of the nervous [...]

2018-09-19T17:32:19+00:00Categories: Medical Journal & Blog|

Electromyogram (EMG) & Nerve Conduction Studies (NCS)

Frequently Asked Questions Concerning Electromyogram Overview: Needle Electromyography and Nerve Conduction Study; Calf Photo Credit Xerostomia / Flicker Electrodiagnostic tests evaluate diseases of the nerves and muscles. Electromyogram (EMG) and Nerve Conduction Studies (NCS) are two components of the same test usually performed together to test whether your muscles and nerves are working [...]

2018-09-19T17:31:34+00:00Categories: Medical Journal & Blog|

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+00:00Categories: 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+00:00Categories: 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+00:00Categories: Medical Journal & Blog|