Spine Pain

Treatments for Spine Conditions

Low back pain is the most common form of physical disability. An estimated 80 percent of all Americans will suffer from back pain at some point in their lives. Back pain is the second leading cause of work absenteeism. It is important to treat spine pain as quickly as possible, to avoid developing chronic pain.

Conditions We Treat

  • Herniated disc (neck/back)
  • Radiculopathy (pinched nerve)
  • Discogenic pain
  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Spondylolysis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Stress fractures/pars defects
  • Facet syndrome/arthropathy
  • Cervical/thoracic myelopathy
  • Spinal strain
  • Compression Fractures of the Spine
  • Sacral disorders
  • Sacroiliac joint disorders
  • Coccygeal disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Postlaminectomy/failed back syndrome
  • Low back pain during pregnancy
  • Whiplash injury
  • Cervicogenic muscular tension headache
  • Occipital neuralgia
  • Myofascial pain
  • Costochondritis

Spine Injections

Fluoroscopic Injection Suite

Interventional physiatrists use targeted spine injections to accurately pinpoint the source of an ailment and to provide pain relief. At Regenerative Spine and Musculoskeletal Medicine, you will receive in-office performance of all spine procedures with live x-ray guidance. This allows patients to receive treatment in a familiar setting and return home after the procedure, thereby avoiding surgical center or hospital stays. Our fellowship trained Interventional Physiatrist, Dr. Melfi is proficient at providing injections of all areas of the spine, including the cervical, thoracic, lumbar, sacral spine and coccyx.

Fluoroscopic-Guided Spinal Procedures
(all spinal levels):

  • Epidural injections
  • Nerve blocks
  • Facet joint blocks
  • Upper cervical joint blocks(C1/2 and C0/1)
  • Sacroiliac joint blocks
  • Stellate Ganglion Blocks
  • Lumbar Sympathetic Blocks
  • Discography
  • Radiofrequency ablation
  • Therauetic intradiscal injections
  • Spinal cord stimulation