Advanced concepts in interventional spine care.

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This review of interventional treatment of the spine emphasizes the need for aggressive pain control as a means of preventing persistent pain. The use and application of lumbar epidural injections, facet blocks/denervation, lysis of epidural adhesions, thermal annuloplasty, radiofrequency neurotomy, and nucleoplasty are the treatment options described. These descriptions are not all-inclusive of advanced treatment options for patients with spine pain.

Original languageAmerican English
JournalJournal of the American Osteopathic Association
StatePublished - Jan 1 2002


  • Anesthesia
  • Epidural
  • Humans
  • Intervertebral Disk Displacement
  • adult
  • article
  • case report
  • epidural anesthesia
  • human
  • intervertebral disk hernia
  • low back pain
  • male
  • pathophysiology
  • radiculopathy


  • Medicine and Health Sciences

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