Treatment of low back pain from the disc

April 16, 2013

Our second blog is on Intradiscal procedures. There are many structures in the back which can cause pain, including the facets, the sacroiliac joint and the discs. There are many ways the disc can cause problems, for example a disc protrusion (also called a herniated disc or herniated nucleus pulposus). Herniated discs cause pain by … Continue reading “Treatment of low back pain from the disc”

Introduction to the Helm Center for Pain Management’s blog

March 21, 2013

Hello, This is the first of what will hopefully be a series of blogs regarding interventional pain management. The first issues are: What is Interventional Pain Management (IPM)?” and “How can it help me?” There is a formal definition for IPM.  For the interested, it is: “Interventional Pain Medicine is the discipline of medicine devoted … Continue reading “Introduction to the Helm Center for Pain Management’s blog”