Reading Time: 6 minutes Back pain can disrupt daily life. Popular minimally invasive options include epidural steroid injections, ablation, and surgery.
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Reading Time: 5 minutes Medial branch blocks can be a diagnostic tool to determine the cause of someone’s back pain. Radiofrequency ablation could be a good option.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Low back pain and arthritis are extremely common health concerns. Some simple dos and don’ts can help many people better manage pain and improve symptoms.
Reading Time: 6 minutes A broken bone that can't set or heal with a cast or brace will require open reduction and internal fixation surgery (ORIF).
Reading Time: 6 minutes Ankle arthritis can be treated through the fusion of the ankle bones. Arthrodesis, or joint fusion surgery, can alleviate pain and increase stability.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Hip pain is common as people get older. Some simple strategies can help manage joint pain. In some cases, SI fusion surgery may be a treatment option.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Bone spurs in the feet can be caused by ill-fitting footwear or age. Pain medications can reduce pain and inflammation. Surgery may be a treatment option.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Early ACL reconstruction can decrease the risk of injury to the meniscus and surrounding cartilage. Surgery can help stabilize and support the joints.
Reading Time: 5 minutes People suffering from chronic neck or back pain may find relief through a spinal cord stimulators for pain management. Find out how SCS work.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Frequent ear infections and loss of hearing are signs of inner ear issues. Common treatments for adults include myringotomies and ear tubes.