If I have a back condition, why do I have leg pain? This is a common question encountered in the spine world. Lumbar radiculopathy is a disease process that affects one or more lumbar nerve roots. The lumbar spine consists of five vertebral moveable bones (block–like structures). The bones are labeled by number L-1, L-2,… Continue Reading Lumbar Radiculopathy
In physical therapy, we see many patients with neck and shoulder pain. This can be rather tricky to evaluate and treat. Often time’s pain from the neck may refer symptoms to the shoulder. On the other hand, pain from the shoulder can refer to the neck. Our job as therapists is to help the patient… Continue Reading Neck and Shoulder Pain? Contact Prairie Spine and Pain Institute Today
At Prairie Spine and Pain Institute, we perform pain injections for two pain main reasons; one being for therapeutic (pain relieving) purposes and the second being for diagnostic (finding out the problem) reasons. When searching for a diagnosis practitioners will use many forms of diagnostic tools to help confirm their diagnosis. Some examples in the… Continue Reading Corticosteroid Injections
At Prairie Spine and Pain Institute, patient experience and happiness is just important as wellness, treatment, and recovery. As our slogan says, “Expert Spine Care… One Patient At A Time,” we strive each and every day to make each patient experience as positive and successful as possible. Check out what some of our patients have… Continue Reading Recent Patient Testimonials for Prairie Spine and Pain Institute
Trigger points are discrete, localized, hyper–irritable spots located in a taut band of muscle. They can be felt while massaging the affected muscle and are described as knots when felt. The pain is exaggerated by pressing on the area. The pain occurs at the trigger point and can also radiate into other areas of the… Continue Reading Are Trigger Point Injections Right for You?