Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Minimally invasive treatment provides relief from back pain

The majority of patients were pain free after receiving a new image-guided pulsed radiofrequency treatment for low back pain and sciatica, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society ...

Neuroscience

Hope for paraplegic patients

People with severe injuries to their spinal cord currently have no prospect of recovery and remain confined to their wheelchairs. Now, all that could change with a new treatment that stimulates the spinal cord using electric ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

MRI findings linked to effect of lumbar spine surgery

(HealthDay)—Certain findings on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) are linked with surgical outcome in patients with lumbar intervertebral disc herniation, according to research published in the June 15 issue of Spine.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Surgical treatment within six months of lumbar disc herniation

A new study in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS) found that patients with herniated lumbar disc symptoms were significantly worse if the patients had symptoms for more than six months prior to treatment, compared ...

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