Transdermal Pain Medications- Results of the OPERA Study

Topical/Transdermal Analgesics Topical or transdermal analgesics are medications that are used to help control pain by applying them to the surface of tissues rather than taking them by mouth, injection, or other route. Topical analgesics have m...

Where Does Neck Pain Begin?

client="4835"; width=720; secure="true"; openthis="A_4691e1ab"; vm_open();   Overview Neck pain is a common problem that severely impacts the quality of your life. It can limit your ability to be active. It can cause you to miss work. M...

(XLIF) Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion

client="4835"; width=720; secure="true"; openthis="A_b38c6755"; vm_open(); Overview Unlike traditional back surgery, XLIF® is performed through the patient's side. By entering this way, major muscles of the back are avoided. This minimally-in...

(TLIF) Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion

client="4835"; width=720; secure="true"; openthis="A_67b50d41"; vm_open(); Overview TLIF is generally used to treat back or leg pain caused by degenerative disc disease. The surgeon will stabilize the spine by fusing vertebrae together with b...

Cervical Posterior Foraminotomy

client="4835"; width=720; secure="true"; openthis="A_25418c64"; vm_open(); Overview This surgery creates more space for a compressed spinal nerve in your neck. The procedure relieves painful pressure caused by a herniated or degenerative disc...

Subdural Hematoma

client="4835"; width=720; secure="true"; openthis="A_5d2b9d9a"; vm_open();   Overview This is a buildup of clotted blood beneath the dura. That's a membrane that covers your brain. The blood can press harmfully against your brain. How i...

Cervical Radiculopathy

client="4835"; width=720; secure="true"; openthis="A_fc26a320"; vm_open(); Overview This condition is an irritation or compression of one or more nerve roots in the cervical spine. Because these nerves travel to the shoulders, arms and hands,...

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