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    The Value of an Accurate Diagnosis Before Lumbar Disc Replacement

The Value of an Accurate Diagnosis Before Lumbar Disc Replacement

No matter how minimally invasive or minor a procedure may be, an accurate diagnosis prior to surgery is always required. Without a clear understanding of what is causing the pain, where it is originating, and how effective a given solution may be, surgery should never be attempted. The same is true with lumbar disc […]

By |July 29th, 2014|Medical Treatments|

When to Choose Medication Over Lumbar Disc Replacement

If you are suffering from back pain, it is important to understand the different treatment options available to you. While lifestyle changes and exercise are the first option, the second is medication.
By |July 29th, 2014|Medical Treatments|

Spinal Injections as a Precursor to Lumbar Disc Replacement

If lifestyle changes, exercise, and medication do not work, there is one more precursor to surgery: spinal injections. Spinal injections come in a variety of different types, including epidural injections, facet joint injections, sacroiliac joint injections, and provocation discography.

How do Injections Work?

While each type varies, injections usually consist of some sort of local anesthetic […]

By |July 29th, 2014|Medical Treatments|

Lumbar Disc Replacement: One of Many Treatment Options

Did you know back pain is the second most common reason for visits to the doctor? On top of that, lower back pain is the leading cause of disability in the entire world. In many cases, this pain goes untreated and worsens instead of improving. Don’t let your pain go untreated; instead, consider the […]

By |July 29th, 2014|Medical Treatments|