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Trigeminal neuralgia

Is one of the worst types of facial pain. Occurs in females more than males, during their forties or fifties, pain is usually severe to the extent that affects the patient capacity to do his daily activities. Attacks happen at any moment of the day. Pain is electric like sensation at one side of the […]

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Disc prolapse is the most common disease in the younger generation

Neck and back pain. As well as joints pain is is mostly due to a wrongful life style. Although it’s more prevalent in the elderly, recently it’s becoming more common in the younger generation. Mostly due to lack of proper diagnosis of the pain generator in the younger group of people. Some of the spine […]

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Back pain in elderly

Cervical and lumbar disc prolapse due to progressive spondylosis Wrong postures during work or exercise Spondylolisthesis of the cervical or lumbar vertebrae Heavy lifting Overweight and obesity Advanced osteoporosis, statistics states that almost half of the females and one third of the males have osteoporosis with increased risk of fractures Arthritis is one of the […]

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Post herpetic neuralgia

occurs due to infection by a virus called herpes zoster. Which is a virus that causes vesicles on the skin. This condition affects nerve fibers and the surrounding skin causing severe burning pain that usually lasts for a very long period even after the vesicles resolve. Fluoroscopic guided thermal Radiofrequency for the affected nerve roots […]

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Advanced knee osteoarthritis

Thermal Radiofrequency ablation of the genicular nerves is and effective treatment in management of knee pain. The procedure is done by introducing a special isolated needle guided by fluoroscopy to the genicular nerve in order to decrease the pain sensation. Pain decreases by more than 90 % Intra articular injection of high molecular weight Hyaluronic […]

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Cancer pain

Pain in cancer patients originates from the tumor itself for compression of the surrounding structures within the area. It might also be due to metastatic deposits (bone metastasis). Pain might also occur after chemotherapy or radiotherapy sessions and even after surgery. The last type of pain might last for a long duration even if the […]

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Failed spine surgery (post laminectomy pain)

Pain and disability after spinal surgery is very common and it’s the main reason why the use of surgery is very limited to the most advanced cases. Causes of failed back surgery syndrome Recurrent disc herniation Granulation tissue formation Immunocompromised patients with cancer or diabetes or other Advanced spondylosis Nerve scarring from the surgical procedure […]

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Treatment of different types of headaches

Headache is one of the most common conditions that affects our daily activities. Headaches affect the patients physically as well as psychologically. Types of headaches Migraine Patients with migraine usually suffer from severe pain at one or both sides of the head. Pain occurs in episodes that usually lasts from 4 hours to 72 hours […]

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Non-surgical treatment of Spinal canal stenosis

Causes Vertebral Spondylosis and osteophytes formation Ligamentum flavum hypertrophy Disc prolapses Spondylolisthesis Post laminectomy Epidural fibrosis, adhesion, granulation tissue   Symptoms Severe neck or back pain which is usually associated with radiculopathy. Pain usually increases on standing and during activities. Sometimes pain occurs on lying down in the form of severe burning sensation in the […]

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Disc prolapses

The spine is composed of multiple vertebrae. Between those vertebrae there is a gelatinous disc. The main function of the intervertebral discs is to avoid friction between vertebrae and to provide flexibility and facilitate movements. In some cases when the nucleus of the disc expands it is called disc prolapse. That happen due to shear […]

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Selective nerve root Radiofrequency for chronic pain treatment

Nerve root Radiofrequency is one of the most effective and safest procedures to control pain and reduce disability in patients. Recently nerve root Radiofrequency has limited the use of surgery in many conditions mostly in spine problems such as disc prolapse, facet arthropathy, spondylolisthesis and more. Also limited the use of analgesic and the hazardous […]

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Treating disc prolapse through Laser disc decompression Without surgery

Laser disc decompression is One of the most recent advances for treatment of disc prolapse. Not only to treat the pain and sciatica but is also considered a definitive treatment for disc prolapse. Recent studies show that per cutaneous laser dis decompression is the most advanced and the safest procedure for treatment of disc prolapse. […]

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Sciatica

Is defined as pain at one or both sides of the lower back extending on the back of the leg to the ankle One of the main reasons for sciatica is nerve root compression in the spine due to a certain problem which might be and not limited to lumbar disc prolapse, spondylolisthesis, vertebral metastasis, […]

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Obesity dangers on the spine

Obesity is one of the most common causes of spine and vertebral problems. Due to fat deposition in the abdominal area and other areas of the body which causes severe stress on the spine and the vertebrae. Which causes neck and back pain. In some cases, obesity causes multiple cervical or lumbar disc prolapse and […]

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Minimally invasive spinal procedures vs surgery

The role of surgery in management of spine diseases has tremendously decreased in the recent era after the introduction of interventional radiology, that can precisely guide the physicians to the area the causes the problem without the need of an open surgery.   Nowadays. Surgical procedures are limited to the advanced cases with impending disability […]

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Non-surgical Management of spondylolisthesis

Spondylolisthesis (unstable vertebrae) is one of the most common spine conditions. And it’s basically that one of more of the vertebrae are not stable and had moved either anterior (antrolisthesis) or posterior (retrolisthesis). That is one of the most common causes of back pain.   Most common symptoms. Severe back pain in more than 80 […]

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