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30 1, 2015

Percutaneous Vertebroplasty Percutaneous Vertebroplasty

The National Institute for Clinical Excellence has produced various publications on Percutaneous Vertebroplasty.

30 1, 2015

Nucleoplasty Nucleoplasty

Percutaneous Disc Decompression using Coblation (Also known as Nucleoplasty) is a minimally invasive procedure usually performed on out-patient basis under local anaesthesia and sedation

30 1, 2015

TENS Pain Relief TENS Pain Relief

A TENS unit is a small battery-powered device which is used to help in the relief of both acute and chronic pain. The patient normally uses it at home on a regular daily basis.

30 1, 2015

Epidurals and Back Pain Epidurals and Back Pain

An epidural is an injection that delivers painkillers and steroids directly into the bottom of your spinal canal. Other types of injection can also be used to treat back pain.

30 1, 2015

Discography Discography

Discography is an investigative procedure performed to try and identify the area(s) in the spine that are causing the most pain.

30 1, 2015

Back Surgery Back Surgery

Very, very few people require back surgery. Of those who attend a hospital outpatient clinic only two in a hundred require surgery.

30 1, 2015

Spinal Stenosis Spinal Stenosis

Spinal stenosis is a narrowing of either the central spinal canal or the side root canals, also called the foramina.

30 1, 2015

Coccydinia Coccydinia

There is very little information available about pain in the coccyx area. It can be frustrating…

30 1, 2015

Thoracic Spine Pain Thoracic Spine Pain

Although problems with the thoracic spine are less common than other areas of the spine, they can be just as painful and troublesome.

30 1, 2015

Facet Joint Pain Facet Joint Pain

The facet joints act like hinges. It is a dynamic structure and does not lock