Leg Pain

Various Factors Affect Progress in Back-Related Leg Pain, Sciatica

Various Factors Affect Progress in Back-Related Leg Pain, Sciatica

Belief in a long recovery, many symptoms attributed to pain negatively tied to improvement/

Standardized SCS Workflow May Effectively Alleviate Failed Back Surgery Syndrome-Related Pain

Standardized SCS Workflow May Effectively Alleviate Failed Back Surgery Syndrome-Related Pain

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A novel standardized spinal cord stimulation workflow may effectively and consistently alleviate back and leg pain associated with Failed Back Surgery Syndrome.

Mechanical Plus Chemical Adhesiolysis During Epiduroscopy After Failed Spine Surgery

Mechanical Plus Chemical Adhesiolysis During Epiduroscopy After Failed Spine Surgery

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Administration of hyaluronidase and corticosteroid methylprednisolone acetate to the epidural space during epiduroscopy for failed back surgery-related radicular pain may improve back pain and disability at 1 year.

Discectomy for Lumbar Disc Herniation Improves Associated Back Pain

Discectomy for Lumbar Disc Herniation Improves Associated Back Pain

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Patients with a lumbar disc herniation and associated back pain may experience improvements in back pain, leg pain, and disability 12 months after single- or 2-level lumbar discectomy.

Man Complains of Leg Pain, Nausea, and Malaise

Man Complains of Leg Pain, Nausea, and Malaise

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A 39-year-old man presents to the emergency department with 3 days of progressive bilateral leg pain, nausea, malaise, and no other symptoms. What additional tests should you order to make a correct diagnosis?

Superior Pain Relief With High-Frequency Spine Stimulation

Superior Pain Relief With High-Frequency Spine Stimulation

The Senza system reduced back pain an average of 5 points, compared to 3 points for traditional stimulation.

Updated Guidelines on Neurostimulation for Chronic Pain by the European Academy of Neurology

Updated Guidelines on Neurostimulation for Chronic Pain by the European Academy of Neurology

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The lack of evidence base for treating chronic pain with neurostimulation resulted in the development of guideline recommendations based on systematic review and meta-analysis of published studies.

High- vs Low-Frequency Spinal Cord Stimulation for the Long-Term Treatment of Back and Leg Pain

High- vs Low-Frequency Spinal Cord Stimulation for the Long-Term Treatment of Back and Leg Pain

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Paresthesia-free spinal cord stimulation (SCS) with 10-kHz high-frequency (HF10) therapy was superior to traditional SCS for long-term treatment of intractable back and leg pain.

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