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New Research On Spinal Cord Stimulation

By | 2016-11-03T08:25:00+00:00 August 17th, 2015|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , |

Spinal cord stimulation is a minimally-invasive procedure that uses an implant to deliver electrical impulses up the spinal cord to interfere with pain signals. Under local anesthetic, the doctor guides a thin, flexible wire with electrical leads on the end into the epidural space close to the site of the [...]

You Can Live A Full Life With Back Pain

By | 2016-11-03T08:25:13+00:00 July 29th, 2015|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , |

Back pain is one of the most common pain conditions, but many myths prevail as truths when it comes to it. This month on Nevada Pain, we spent some time unpacking the myths that have surfaced about back pain (and who's affected by it) as well as proven lifestyle strategies that [...]

When Back Surgery Is Needed For Pain

By | 2016-11-03T08:25:18+00:00 July 27th, 2015|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , |

If you are receiving excellent care from a qualified pain specialist, chances are good that you have worked with them to find the least invasive treatment options for back pain. From simple over-the-counter non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) to nerve blocks or other minimally-invasive treatments, many types of back pain can [...]

10 Treatments For Osteoporosis-Related Back Pain

By | 2016-11-03T08:25:20+00:00 July 22nd, 2015|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , , |

Osteoporosis, often referred to as “brittle bones,” is a condition of bone thinning that occurs as we age. Our bones are getting stronger and gaining mass as we move through our 20s, but when we enter our third decade the process reverses. This process can occur at many different speeds, [...]

Some Medications May Not Work For Back Pain

By | 2016-11-03T08:25:23+00:00 July 20th, 2015|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , |

In the fight against back pain, many people and their doctors reach for the same weapons: common over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription medications. New research on three commonly recommended and prescribed medications has found that all three may be virtually ineffective against back pain and may actually do more harm than [...]

Nevada Pain Treatments For Back Pain

By | 2015-06-30T16:42:00+00:00 July 15th, 2015|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , , |

Back pain can be a complex condition with multiple treatments. At Nevada Pain, we offer many different options for our patients, working with their particular condition and history to find the safest, least invasive treatment for them. The first step of any treatment is gathering a detailed health history including [...]

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