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You Can Live A Full Life With Back Pain

By |2016-11-03T08:25:13-07:00July 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 [...]

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When Back Surgery Is Needed For Pain

By |2016-11-03T08:25:18-07:00July 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 [...]

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New Tool Reduces X-Ray Radiation Exposure

By |2014-02-04T14:52:23-07:00February 26th, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , |

For the 80% of people in the U.S. with back pain, some may have to resort to surgery to help relieve the pain and fix the underlying problem. Over 600,000 spinal surgeries are performed every year in the United States and unfortunately, for those patients, this also means increased x-ray [...]

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Using Lysis of Adhesions to Treat Pain Related to Back Surgery

By |2016-11-03T08:38:25-07:00February 21st, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , |

After surgery, as you heal, you may develop adhesions or scars within the body. This perfectly natural process as a result of invasive procedures can sometimes become a problem and a source of additional pain, however. After undergoing surgery for pain relief, this can be intensely frustrating for patients. However, [...]

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Pain After Back Surgery

By |2018-04-11T10:06:11-07:00February 14th, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , |

Back pain is often caused by simple things--poor posture, excessive sitting, excessive weight, or injuries from sports or repetitive movements. However, there is a category of causes that are a bit more ironic in their nature, but also possibly more dangerous. Back pain may occur after spinal surgery due to [...]

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