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What Exactly is a Stellate Ganglion Block?

The stellate ganglion block is a procedure that utilizes numbing medications injected into the neck in order to numb the stel


Overview of Disc Herniation from a Chicago Pain Center

An intervertebral disc is the soft gel-like cushion between the vertebrae that acts as a spacer and shock absorber, and allow


Premier Pain & Spine Featured in Chicago Tribune for Life Changing Treatment

Recently the Chicago Tribune featured an article about spinal cord stimulator implants with a focus on a patient named Cassie


FAQs on Facet Syndrome from a Chicago pain management clinic

Facet Syndrome, one of the most common causes of back pain, is a condition affecting the joint facets of the superior articul


FAQs on Superior Hypogastric Plexus Blocks

What is the superior hypogastric plexus? The superior hypogastric plexus refers to the bundle of nerves and nerve branches


Why does my back hurt? Top 10 reasons

Back pain is a common symptom that has affected most people at least once in their life. In fact, 90% of individuals are affe


How does an epidural steroid injection work?

Since 1952, physicians have used epidural steroid injections to relieve the symptoms of pain rooted in the spinal serves. Thi


5 Things You Should Know about Facet Injections

The term facet injection is self explanatory, as this is an injection which is injected into the facet joints. The joints


CHRONIC PAIN FROM WHIPLASH DUE TO AUTO ACCIDENTS

An injury to the neck, also known as neck strain or neck sprain, is generally referred to as whiplash. This condition occ


Options for Pinched Nerves in the Neck

It may be interesting to know that not all pinched nerves in the neck cause pain, numbness or weakness, and many people who d


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