Failed Back Surgery Syndrome Hundreds of thousands of Americans every year undergo back surgery. 20-40% of them will continue to have pain afterward, or have a recurrence of pain later. This condition is called Failed Back Surgery Syndrome. In many cases the surgery did exactly what it was supposed to do: prevented further damage to […]
Do you suffer from back or neck pain? Does it make it hard to do activities like walking, gardening, golfing, or even getting out of bed in the morning? If so, radiofrequency ablation may be able to provide relief. Radiofrequency ablation is one of the most common and successful procedures performed for arthritis pain […]
Aging does not mean a decrease in function or muscle atrophy. But as people age, they may experience back pain. Dr. Farzad Sabet, Shasta Orthopaedics’ back pain specialist, first approaches back pain issues with conservative treatment options, such as getting in shape, stretching, taking anti-inflammatory medication, doing physical therapy and having chiropractic adjustments.