Do you suffer from back pain?
You don't have to.
Lower back pain is one of the most frequent complaints for millions of Americans. Taking an active role in understanding your pain can help you get the best possible care from your doctor. This web site gives you timely, easy-to-understand medical information about the symptoms and causes of chronic conditions, including vertebral compression fractures and degenerative changes of the spinal facet joints and discs, along with treatment options that are minimally invasive and bring quick, long-lasting relief.
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Most people regard back pain as an unavoidable consequence of aging. But for roughly 700,000 men and women, the pain is caused by vertebral compression fractures.
Vertebroplasty and Vertebral Augmentation—both minimally invasive procedures—can quickly and effectively easy their pain.
Facet Joint Pain
A lifetime of walking, standing, lifting, and twisting causes significant back pain for nearly 80% of all adults. For many, the facet joints are often the primary source of their suffering. Radiofrequency ablation is a minimally invasive procedure that can provide lasting pain relief.