Category: Back Pain

What Is the Stellate Ganglion Block (SGB) for PTSD?

A stellate ganglion block (SGB) injection is a local anesthetic injection and minimally invasive procedure used to treat a wide range of conditions, including pain, hot flashes, and sleep disturbances. Recent evidence shows that SGB injections may also treat post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) when other treatments have failed to reduce symptoms. Hudson Medical has extensive […]

What Is Cryoablation?

Effectively managing pain is a problem confronting millions of patients; treatment is complex and often comes with risks, whether surgery or opioids are indicated. At Hudson Medical, we take a sophisticated, multidisciplinary approach to treat pain effectively and expeditiously, and we welcome a new modality in the field of pain management with incredible potential to […]

Staying Productive While Working from Home 

Tips to help you stay focused from Hudson Wellness Chiropractor Kaitlyn Clarke, DC, CNS.  Claim your home workspace: Set aside a dedicated space for you to work from, ideally free from distractions. If you don’t have this space, you will lose focus, end up working from your couch or off your coffee table. Sure this might […]

Radiofrequency Ablations for Chronic Neck + Back Pain

What is Radiofrequency ablation? Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is a quick outpatient procedure used to treat chronic neck and back pain. The procedure involves the use of thermal probes to target nerves carrying pain signals from the spine. This effectively blocks the pain signals from being transmitted, providing patients with pain relief for around 6 months […]

Five things you should know about Pain Management

Pain is a complex experience and the root cause of a symptom can be challenging to determine. For example, a patient with an underlying problem in the hip (ie. arthritis, labral tear, etc.), may actually experience no pain in the hip itself, but rather “referred” pain in the leg.  Our team of pain management physicians […]

A comprehensive guide to the new science of treating lower back pain

Experiencing lower back pain? You’re not alone. Learn about new scientific research studies on back pain prevention, causes, and treatments. This article is a first step in treating your back pain. The full study is a combination of 80-plus studies which upends the conventional wisdom on back pain. Read the full study here: https://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2017/8/4/15929484/chronic-back-pain-treatment-mainstream-vs-alternative

High Frequency Spinal Cord Stimulation (Nevro HF10™ therapy)

What is High Frequency Spinal Cord Stimulation? Patients, physicians, and medical device companies are continuously trying to find non-narcotic solutions to chronic pain. Senza® SCS system, which delivers Nevro’s proprietary HF10™ therapy (Nevro Corporation, Menlo Park, CA) has been proven to provide more patients more relief in both back pain and leg pain compared with […]