Degenerative disc disease in the cervical, lumbar and thoracic spine
This article discusses the case of 57 year-old Bill B, a dentist, who suffered from chronic pain from ligamentous laxity and degenerative disc disease in the cervical, lumbar and thoracic spine. His headaches and back pain were treated successfully with Prolotherapy even after many years of other treatments with failed results.
Marc Darrow, MD Many people come in with what they are calling a herniated disc problem because they have pain in their back and pain in their leg and they think the disc is responsible. Upon a physical examination, what we are finding out is that for many, this is a referral pain from a ligament […]
Marc Darrow, MD In our practice we often see patients who are in severe back pain with an MRI, X-ray and/or scan that shows an inaccurate picture to determining a treatment plan. For instance, a patient can have muscle spasm from a simple back strain which can cause excruciating pain and may limit one’s ability […]
Scott R. Greenberg, MD As you know, most people in this country will suffer with back pain at some time in their life. In many cases, the pain will resolve on its own in a week or so. But for others, the pain becomes chronic and a life-long journey may take place to alleviate that […]