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New Research On Spinal Cord Stimulation

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

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Observing World Cancer Day

By |2016-11-03T08:28:12-07:00February 4th, 2015|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , |

World Cancer Day is February 4, 2015. This is a day to focus on raising awareness on a global level of all of the facets of cancer, from diagnosis to remission. The slogan for this year is “not beyond us,” and it embodies a positive, forward-moving platform to address global [...]

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Biofeedback Training For Chronic Leg Pain

By |2016-11-03T08:33:05-07:00July 9th, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Because of the number of possible causes of acute and chronic leg pain, your specific treatment plan will vary. Patients who rely on medications are often frustrated by the side effects. Physical therapy may also have limitations for leg pain relief. A possible alternative treatment for chronic leg pain, however, [...]

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Neuromodulation For Headache Pain

By |2018-05-30T12:10:17-07:00June 13th, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , |

Headache pain is generally divided into 4 separate types: migraines, cluster-type headaches, tension-type headaches, and secondary headaches (as a result of another condition or as a side effect of treatment). Each of these can be severe enough to impact daily life, and each of them can benefit from a treatment [...]

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Living With Spinal Stenosis

By |2016-06-13T19:28:43-07:00February 11th, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Spinal stenosis is a condition that can often lead to chronic back pain and decreased mobility in the legs. While there are multiple causes for this condition, it is most often associated with degenerative diseases of aging, such as degenerative arthritis or bone spurs. At its basic level, spinal stenosis [...]

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Frequently Asked Questions About Spinal Cord Stimulators

By |2016-11-03T08:39:50-07:00January 24th, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , |

Before we dive into the questions and answers about spinal cord stimulation it is important to understand the procedure and its benefits. From our website's description of spinal cord stimulation and how it can help pain: "Spinal cord stimulation is an intervention that involves implanting a medical device near the [...]

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