Failed Back Surgery Syndrome and Medical Theory

I’ve Had Surgery for my Back Problem: Why do I Still Have Chronic Pain? Part 3 Raj N. Sureja, MD In my last blog, I listed some of the factors that may play a role in causing surgeries not to be successful, when their purpose was to facilitate the reduction of pain. Here, I will… Read more »

Understanding Failed Back Surgery Syndrome by Dr Raj Sureja MD

Dr Raj Sureja MD is an Interventional Pain Management Specialist with Orthopaedic & Spine Center In my first blog post about Failed Surgery Syndrome, I tried to define the condition and why it can happen.  While surgery failures can sometimes be attributed to poor surgical technique or physician malpractice, more often than not it happens… Read more »

Phantom Pain and its Treatment by Dr Jenny Andrus MD

Orthopaedic & Spine Center operates a dedicated team of interventional pain management specialists, which includes Dr Jenny Andrus MD In my last blog post, I discussed the possible causes of Phantom pain and the medications that are commonly used to treat those symptoms.  In this post, I will talk about other treatments that offer relief… Read more »

What is Phantom Pain by Dr Jenny Andrus MD

by Jenny L. Andrus, MD – Interventional Pain Management Specialist Orthopaedic & Spine Center In this blog post, I will discuss the phenomenon of Phantom pain and define for the reader how it manifests in patients, describing symptoms typically seen in those who have had limbs amputated. Phantom limb pain has been recognized for centuries… Read more »

Minimally-Invasive Knee Surgery by Dr Robert J Snyder MD

Arthroscopic knee surgery as an outpatient procedure by Orthopaedic & Spine Center’s Dr Robert J Snyder MD Arthroscopic knee surgery is almost always done as an outpatient procedure, unless the patient has other medical conditions that may predicate their being admitted to the hospital for post-surgical monitoring for a longer period.  I will have the… Read more »

MRI Scanning and Knee Pain Diagnosis

Dr Robert J Snyder MD of Orthopaedic & Spine Center Outlines the Use of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Technology for Diagnosing Knee Problems In my previous posts, I have discussed knee pain, what conditions or injuries cause it, at home treatments for knee pain and what steps I take to treat knee pain conservatively.  In… Read more »

Treatment of Knee Pain by Dr Robert Snyder MD

Orthopaedic & Spine Center’s Dr Robert Snyder Shares His Insights into Treating Knee Pain In my last post, I provided some background about Knee Arthroscopy and the injury and illness that may cause someone to need this type of surgery.  In this post, I am going to outline the examination and non-surgical treatment process for… Read more »