Failed Back Surgery Syndrome

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May 17, 2017
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Failed Back Surgery Syndrome (FBSS) is chronic back and/or leg pain that occurs after back surgery (usually a laminectomy). The pain is diffuse, dull, and aching and may include sharp, pricking, and stabbing pain in the extremities.

Leg Pain

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May 12, 2017
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Leg pain can affect the entire leg or a specific area like the knee, shin, or thigh. Mild leg pain can be intermittent and sore after certain activities, and severe pain can limit weight bearing or motion activities.

Nerve Block Injections

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May 12, 2017
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Nerve block injections are used to diagnose a pinched, compressed or inflamed nerve. They can also be used to provide pain relief for chronic lower back and severe leg pain. They are generally most effective when a single nerve or small group of nerves is causing pain.

Core Strength for Chronic Pain

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May 12, 2017
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Core strengthening exercise (stomach and back) can help the spine balance weight, support mobility, and prevent and/or reduce chronic back and neck pain. There are multiple ways physical and mental exercise can help relieve chronic pain symptoms. We have broken down these core strengthening...

Physical Therapy for Pain Relief

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May 12, 2017
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Physical therapy can help restore movement and function for pain patients disabled by injury or disease. Therapy should be tailored to a patient’s condition and pain level. Physical therapy treatments may include a combination of stretching, strengthening, and aerobic conditioning.

Understanding Your Health Insurance Options

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April 07, 2017
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Prior to your physician appointment, contact your insurance provider to determine what pain treatment services are covered under your plan. If you do not currently have insurance, please use the Plan Finder provided by the federal government to assist you in finding a health insurance plan that...