15 Jun

Overview of Trigger Point Injections

Myofascial pain syndrome is a common musculoskeletal disorder that involves trigger points. These trigger points are tender regions along the body that elicit pain when palpated (pressed). Trigger point injections are used to “deactivate” the trigger points. How common are trigger points? According to clinical studies, trigger...

22 Apr

The Basics of Lumbar Discography

A discography is a procedure used to evaluate patients with persistent, chronic back pain. The technique is used for people who have not responded to extensive conservative care regiments. The most common reason for a discogram is surgical planning before a lumbar vertebra fusion. The...