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Mechanical Back Pain

Mechanical low back pain is one of the most common patient complaints expressed to emergency physicians in the United States accounting for more than 6 million cases annually.

Mar 2nd, 2020
Low Back Pain

Low back pain reportedly occurs at least once in 85% of adults younger than 50 years, and 15-20% of Americans have at least one episode of back pain per year. Of these patients, only 20% can be given a precise pathoanatomic diagnosis. Low back pain affects

Feb 19th, 2020
Corona Virus analysis of data from China Characteristics of and Important Lessons From the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Outbreak in China

Mar 14th, 2020
Tramadol vs Vicodin

Tramadol (Ultram) and Vicodin (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) are both prescription opiates and narcotics for pain, though tramadol is weaker. Vicodin is used for people with severe pain that don't experience pain relief from weaker opiates.

Mar 1st, 2020
Opiods in Chronic Pain Management

Increasing chronic pain patients' opioid prescription doses does not seem to improve pain, according to a Veterans Affairs study

Feb 19th, 2020
Acupuncture for Treatment of Chronic Low Back Pain

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced that Medicare will now cover acupuncture for patients with chronic low back pain in part because of the widespread abuse of opioids in America.

Feb 8th, 2020
Stem Cell Therapy for Pain Management

Researchers have used human stem cells to make pain-killing neurons that provide lasting relief in mice, without side effects, in a single treatment. The next step is to perform extensive safety tests in rodents and pigs, and then move to human patients

Feb 1st, 2020
Cervical Facet Syndrome

Many pain generators are located in the cervical spine, including the intervertebral discs, facet joints, ligaments, muscles, and nerve roots. The facet joints have been found to be a source of neck pain, and the diagnosis of cervical facet syndrome.

Jan 25th, 2020
Botox in Pain Management

We offer Botox Injections in Pain Management for the treatment of refractory painful muscle condition.

Jan 25th, 2020
Regenerative Medicine

At Spine Sports, we perform PRP and Stem Cell Injections. Please make appointment with Dr. Murakami

Jan 23rd, 2020
Pain Management

Dr. Gowda and Dr. Murakami are accepting new pain management patients

Jan 23rd, 2020