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What is Peripheral Neuropathy Jun 26th, 2021

Peripheral neuropathy is the term used for disorders that are caused by damage to the body’s peripheral nervous system.  The peripheral nervous system connects nerves from the brain and spinal cord to the rest of the body. Including, but not limited to, the arms, legs and feet, joints, eyes, nose,...

What is an Epidural Steroid Injection? Jun 18th, 2021

Epidural steroid injections (ESI) are a minimally invasive procedure performed to help reduce inflammation and pain caused by nerve root compression. Nerve compressions are caused by herniated discs, bone spurs, or spinal stenosis. Pain, numbness, or weakness along the nerve are symptoms of nerve compression, referred to as radiculopathy. This...

Chronic Pelvic Pain Jun 4th, 2021

Persistent pain in the pelvic region (between the hips) that lasts more than three to six months is defined as chronic pelvic pain. It tends to affect women more frequently than men, with nearly 1 in 7 women reporting they suffer pelvic pain.[i] It may be the symptom of another condition or...

Kyphoplasty: What It Is For and How It Is Used May 21st, 2021

A vertebral fracture or a break in one of the spinal vertebrae is a condition that can make it difficult for individuals to move freely. When a vertebral break occurs the bone fragments may rub against each other, resulting in debilitating pain. In this article, we will discuss a minimally-invasive...