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Intracept Procedure

What is the Intracept Procedure?

Vertebrogenic pain is a specific and distinct type of chronic low back pain caused by damage to the vertebral endplates (the transition region where a vertebral body and intervertebral disc interface with each other). The Intracept Procedure is a minimally invasive out-patient procedure designed for patients experiencing vertebrogenic pain. The procedure […]

Medtronic Intellis™ Spinal Cord Stimulator

What is a spinal stimulator?

A spinal cord stimulator is a device that is implanted into the body to alleviate pain. This very specialized type of implant sends low levels of electricity directly into the spinal cord which reduces and relieves pain.

What is the Medtronic Intellis™ Spinal Cord Stimulator?

The Intellis™ Spinal Cord Stimulator is made by […]

Epidural Steroid Injections

An epidural steroid injection places anti-inflammatory medicine into the epidural space to decrease inflammation of the nerve root.

Stellate Ganglion Block

The stellate ganglion is a collection of nerves found at the last vertebra of the neck. These nerves are part of the sympathetic nervous system and supply the arms and face. If the stellate ganglion nerves are traumatized or infected, a patient may experience pain. In order to alleviate this pain, a nerve block needs […]

Discogram Procedure

Are you suffering from neck or lower back pain and unsure why? OPTIMAL Pain & Regenerative Medicine® offers an innovative back pain evaluation test called a discogram to patients living in the Dallas, Ft. Worth and Arlington communities.

Anatomy of the Spine

The spine is a series of building blocks made-up of vertebra that are separated in […]

Celiac Plexus Nerve Block

A celiac plexus nerve block is an abdominal pain treatment that uses a local anesthetic to block the celiac plexus nerves that transmit pain signals from the abdominal area to the brain.

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