Types of Treatment


 

IT IS OUR POLICY THAT ALL PATIENTS DO NOT EAT OR DRINK ANYTHING 4 HOURS PRIOR TO RECEIVING A PROCEDURE AT CENTER FOR PAIN MANAGEMENT, AND THAT EVERT PATIENT HAS A DRIVER FOR TRANSPORTATION AFTERWARDS. ALL PROCEDURES, UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED BY REQUEST OF THE PATIENT, WILL BE ADMINISTERED WITH ANESTHESIA AND MONITORED BY AN ANESTHESIOLOGIST. WE WANT TO KEEP YOU AS COMFORTABLE AND SAFE AS POSSIBLE. YOUR WELL-BEING IS OUR PRIORITY.

TRIGGER POINT INJECTIONS

Trigger point injection (TPI) may be an option in treating pain for some patients. TPI is a procedure used to treat painful areas of muscle that contain trigger points, or knots of muscle that form when muscles do not relax. Many times, such knots … Read More →

EPIDURAL ADHESIOLYSIS

Epidural adhesiolysis is used after failed back surgeries. It is a catheterization procedure used to treat chronic back pain by eliminating from the epidural space fibrous tissue that can prevent direct application of drugs to nerves or other tissues. A needle followed by the … Read More →

BALLOON KYPHOPLASTY

Kyphoplasty is an outpatient procedure used to treat painful compression fractures in the spine. In a compression fracture, all or part of a spine bone collapses. The procedure is also called balloon kyphoplasty. You lay face down on a table. The health care provider … Read More →

MILD – MINIMALLY INVASIVE LUMBAR DECOMPRESSION

Dr. Chowdhury is the only certified physician in the Rio Grande Valley to conduct this procedure. A doctor who is certified to perform mild® will use an imaging machine and specialized tools to remove small pieces of bone and excess ligament tissue through a … Read More →

SPINAL COLUMN STIMULATOR

Spinal cord stimulation (SCS). In spinal cord stimulation, soft, thin wires with electrical leads on their tips are placed through a needle in the back near to the spinal column. The leads are placed through a needle inserted in the back (no incision is … Read More →

ORAL MEDICATION-OPIOIDS

The type of opioid you are prescribed will depend on the type and quality of your pain. Unless you have tried other non-opioid medications without relief, your doctor may not prescribe you opioids at all. If non-opioid analgesics have not been effective for you, … Read More →

SPINAL ENDOSCOPY

Spinal endoscopy is a procedure in which a small endoscope is passed up through the tailbone into the epidural space. This allows for direct video imaging of the inside of the spinal canal. Spinal endoscopy is also known as epiduroscopy because the endoscope is … Read More →

RADIO FREQUENCY DENERVATION

Radiofrequency denervation uses a heated probe to deactivate the nerves around a painful part of your spine. The bones in your spine have joints between them that allow you to bend and flex. Spongy discs between the individual bones help with movement and … Read More →

TYPES OF IMPLANTATION THERAPY

Intrathecal Morphine Pump It is a specialized device that delivers concentrated amounts of medication (s) into the spinal cord area via a small catheter (tube). This device delivers concentrated amounts of medication into the spinal cord area allowing you to decrease or eliminate the … Read More →

TYPES OF NERVE BLOCKS

Sympathetic Nerve Block A sympathetic nerve block is one that is performed to determine if there is damage to the sympathetic nerve chain. This is a network of nerves extending the length of the spine. These nerves control some of the involuntary functions of … Read More →

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2637 Cornerstone Boulevard
Edinburg, TX 78539
Phone: 956-299-8640
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