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Degenerative Disc Disease

One of the most common diagnoses given for low back pain is degenerative disc disease. The term lumbar degenerative disc disease is actually a misnomer. The degeneration of the disc is not a disease process but rather a normal part of aging. While everyone’s discs do degenerate, not everyone experiences symptoms such as pain. Others […]

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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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