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Back and Neck Pain: Nerve Burning or Radiofrequency Denervation

WHAT IS “NERVE BURNING”? In the treatment of chronic pain, we often reach a point where we need to block or destroy the source of the pain. With pain, the source is located within a nerve. There are numerous approaches to treating pain at the nerve. Some procedures simply block the nerve and provide temporary […]

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Low back pain, spinal cord stimulation for back pain

Treatment for Chronic Pain: Spinal Cord Stimulation

Spinal cord stimulation is a type of palliative treatment for chronic pain. Palliative treatments are used when the underlying cause of the pain cannot be determined or attempts to treat the cause of the pain have failed. In palliative treatment, the goal is to stop the pain. Spinal cord stimulation is a pain relief technique […]

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