If you suffer from chronic back or neck pain, surgery isn’t your only option. Anti-inflammatory injections and other medications have been shown to successfully alleviate the pain associated with herniated discs, spinal stenosis, and nerve compression. Furthermore, these non-surgical alternatives reduce the chances of developing post-operative infections or scar tissue around the spinal nerves.
- WebMD.com explains the causes and symptoms of herniated spinal discs.
- The U.S. National Library of Medicine describes the results of a study aimed at understanding the risk factors that can cause a patient to develop a post-operative spinal infection.
- Read about the risk factors for developing chronic pain after spinal surgery with this information on ScienceDaily.com.
- You can learn more about spinal stenosis, a serious spinal condition, with this information from the Mayo Clinic.
Are you in need of medical treatment for your spine, or want pain management? Call (888) 699-1334 to schedule an appointment with the Pain Specialists of Orange County at either of our Laguna Hills, Mission Viejo, or Irvine locations.