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January 05, 2016

Sacroiliac Joint Pain and Spinal Injections

Part 3 of 3: SI Joint Pain, Causes and Spinal Injections

Sacroiliac joint pain typically causes pain over the lower and lateral aspects of the lower back. Pain may radiate into the buttock(s) and upper back of the thigh(s).

January 05, 2016

Lumbar Facet Joint Pain and Spinal Injections

Part 2 of 3: Facet Joint Pain, Causes and Spinal Injections

The spine's posterior joints, called the facet joints are a potential pain generator, especially if affected by osteoarthritis and bone spurs (osteophytes).

January 05, 2016

Lumbar Back Pain Diagnosis and Spinal Injections

Part 1 of 3: Accurate diagnosis key to selecting the appropriate spinal injection

Lawrence Kamhi, MD explains the importance of an accurate diagnosis of the cause of low back with or without leg pain before recommending a specific type of spinal injection procedure to help relieve pain and symptoms.

March 17, 2010

Neck Pain and Headaches

Treating Cervicogenic Headaches

Neck pain can cause headaches, and your doctor may call them cervicogenic headaches. These types of headaches have different treatments than regular headaches. In this Ask the Experts article, a pain management specialist explains these treatments.

March 24, 2008

Pump it Up: How Spinal Pumps Work

Who is a good candidate for a spinal pump? How does the pump get medication to where you have back pain? How's a pump different from other pain management treatment options? A pain management specialist fills you in on the details of spinal pumps.

January 22, 2008

Pain Management 101: Epidural Steroid Injections

If your doctor has recommended epidural steroid injections to treat your low back pain, is more than one injection needed?