We are really looking forward to Dr. Malayil joining our team and know that he will deliver the care that patients have come to expect from NovaSpine- compassionate, complete and timely care for all of your pain needs.
A number of opioid medications come in two different forms, immediate release and extended release. Though they are the same medications in name, they perform very different functions and both can be of benefit to people with chronic pain.
With the ongoing COVID pandemic, many of us are spending more time in our homes and it can be easy to also spend more time inactive, and spend more time on the couch. Inactivity can leave you at risk for DVT and PE.
Facebook and Facetime and Doxy, oh my! Quarantine or no quarantine, there is no doubt that we are all spending more time staring at our computer screens. Is all this sitting and staring at your screen contributing to your pain levels?
At NovaSpine Pain Institute, we are committed to complying with and exceeding all of the recommendations that have been made by the various governing boards as a means of preventing the spread of COVID 19. Learn more:
A compression fracture is a fracture of a vertebrae where the bone collapses on itself, many times causing height loss and severe pain. The most common cause of compression fracture is osteoporosis but trauma can cause these fractures as well.
Osteoporosis (porous bone) is a condition where the density and quality of the bone is reduced. Bones become fragile and the risk for fracture is greatly increased. Loss of bone occurs silently and progressively and often there are no symptoms until the
Sciatica refers to pain that radiates along the path of the sciatic nerve, which branches from your lower back through your hips and buttocks and down each leg. Typically, sciatica affects only one side of your body.