Need Pain Relief? Consider Radiofrequency Ablation

If you suffer from chronic neck or chronic lower back pain, there is a minimally-invasive option, called radiofrequency ablation (RFA), that you may want to discuss with your doctor. For some patients, RFA may reduce or eliminate pain for months at a time.

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Is It Normal to Have One-sided Back Pain?

You didn’t fall out of a tree recently but still woke up to pain in the lower left part of your back. If that one-sided back pain has you wondering, “Am I OK?” don’t despair. Most of the time, you are, indeed, OK.

Oh, My Aching Back — Or Is It My Hip?

Back problems can masquerade as hip problems. There is a lot of overlap between hip and back pain experts say. Learn more about how to differentiate between the two so you can pursue the most targeted treatment.

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When Back Pain Means More Than a Back Problem

Don’t assume pain in the lower back, cramping in the legs and that “pins and needles” feeling are the result of a problem with your spine. Symptoms of artery disease, arthritis and neuropathy often masquerade as spinal pain.