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DRG Stimulation (Dorsal Root Ganglion)

What is the DRG? The DRG (dorsal root ganglion) is a bundle of sensory nerves in the spine. These nerves transmit pain from the peripheral nervous system (arms and legs for example) through the spinal nerve and into the spinal cord and subsequently up to the brain. The DRG is believed to play a key [...]

2018-10-04T14:18:15+00:00Categories: Medical Journal & Blog|

A Non-Surgical Treatment for Osteoarthritis (OA) | Genicular RF Neurotomy

Genicular RF Neurotomy is a Safe and Effective Nonsurgical Treatment for Chronic Knee Osteoarthritis (OA) and Post TKA Pain Definition Osteoarthritis (OA) is a degenerative disease of synovial joints in which there is progressive loss of the cartilage covering the involved bones. It is the most common form of arthritis and is also referred to [...]

2018-09-28T19:06:02+00:00Categories: Medical Journal & Blog|

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|