Pain Conditions & Diagnosis

  • Back Pain

    Back Pain

    What causes back pain? Overuse; unaccustomed activity, and excessive lifting Muscle spasm or ligament strain Degenerative Disc disease, Arthritis, congenital spine abnormalities, and tumors Spinal stenosis, which is a constriction of the spinal canal, whether congenital or caused by degenerative discs and/or bulging discs Disc…

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  • Pinched Nerve

    Pinched Nerve

    What is a pinched nerve? Pinched nerve is a common term used to describe a “compression” on a nerve. Compression often occurs when the nerve is pressed between tissue such as, ligaments, tendons or bones. Pinched nerves can be anywhere…

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  • Degenerative Disc Disease

    Degenerative Disc Disease

    Degenerative disc disease is not actually a disease but a term used to describe changes in your spinal discs as you age.  Degenerative disc disease is best described as the weakening of one or more vertebral discs. Vertebrae discs act as…

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  • Spinal Stenosis

    Spinal Stenosis

    What is Spinal Stenosis? Spinal stenosis is a result of wear and tear on the spine usually attributed to the ageing process. During spinal stenosis the spinal canal narrows causing a pinching sensation in the nerves which often leads to; severe…

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  • Herniated Disc

    Herniated Disc

    What is a Herniated Disc? A Herniated Disc, commonly referred to as slipped disc or ruptured disc, is a painful condition whereby the cushioning of the vertebrae of the spine becomes damaged either bulging out or breaking open. Herniated discs…

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  • Knee Pain

    Knee Pain

    Knee Pain is a common problem with varying causes that may include acute injuries to ongoing medical conditions. Knee pain can come from conditions affecting the surrounding bones such as the tibia, femur and fibula, from the knee cap (patellar)…

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  • SI Joint and Hip Pain

    SI Joint and Hip Pain

    The SI Joint is the point where the spine and hip bone meet. SI Joint pain a common cause of pain among athletes and specifically runners. Pain caused by inflammation at the SI Joint can cause pain in the lower…

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  • Piriformis syndrome

    Piriformis syndrome

    What is Piriformis syndrome? Piriformis syndrome refers to irritation of the sciatic nerve as it passes through the Piriformis muscle located deep in the buttock. Inflammation of the sciatic nerve, called sciatica, causes pain in the back of the hip that…

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  • Post laminectomy syndrome

    Post laminectomy syndrome

    Post laminectomy syndrome also known as failed back syndrome is a condition whereby the patient continues to experience back or leg pain following surgery such instances commonly occur after a laminectomy. After laminectomy surgery some patients continue to experience persistent…

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  • Peripheral Neuralgia

    Peripheral Neuralgia

    Peripheral neuralgia results from damage to the nervous system and specifically the nerves supplying the limbs (arms and legs). Pain sensations range from burning or tingling to electric shock. Damage the the nerves causes them to fire confused signals that…

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  • Hip Bursitis

    Hip Bursitis

    Hip bursitis is a cause of hip pain. What can be done to treat Hip bursitis? Interventional pain specialists can perform ultrasound or fluoroscopic guided non-surgical injections to relieve hip pain. Depending on the root cause of your pain there are a number…

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  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)

    Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)

    Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) or as it used to be known Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) Syndrome is serious chronic pain condition. It can last for years and sometimes be a lifelong condition. CRPS is a complex amplified musculoskeletal pain syndrome…

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  • Chronic Pain

    Chronic Pain

    You’re not alone if you suffer from Chronic Pain. As many as 40% of Americans are estimated to suffer with some kind of chronic pain. As many as 60% will suffer with a year or more of persistent low back…

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  • Fibromyalgia

    Fibromyalgia

    Fibromyalgia describes a muscle disorder characterized by widespread aching that lasts for more than three months. Tender points are found on both sides of the body, and the pain is usually continuous. There may be day-to-day fluctuations in intensity that shift from one area of the body…

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  • Myofascial Pain

    Myofascial Pain

    What is Myofascial Pain Syndrome? Myofascial Pain Syndrome, which is one of the most common causes of acute and chronic pain, refers to pain and inflammation in the body’s soft tissues it may involve either a single muscle or a muscle group. The pain associated…

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  • Arthritis Pain

    Arthritis Pain

    Rheumatoid arthritis is a progressive disease that causes inflammation around the joints often causing deformity and affecting mobility of the extremities (hands, wrists, ankles, feet). Treatment for RA often includes medication management. Osteoarthritis is a common form of joint pain…

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  • Neuropathic Pain

    Neuropathic Pain

    What is Neuropathic Pain? Neuropathic pain covers a range of disorders affecting  regions of the body including the brain and the spinal cord to the nerves in your toes. Neuropathic pain is a type of pain that can result from…

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  • Musculoskeletal Pain

    Musculoskeletal Pain

    Musculoskeletal pain affects the muscles, ligaments and tendons, and bones. The causes of musculoskeletal pain are varied. Muscle tissue can be damaged with the wear and tear of daily activities. Trauma to an area caused by: Jerking movements, Auto accidents,…

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  • We Treat all Pain

    We Treat all Pain

    At Newbridge we treat all pain conditions. Back and neck pain are among the most common pain complaints, however, we successfully treat all pain. Providing our patients with the highest level of customized care promoting successful recovery and the enjoyment of…

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  • Bursitis

    Bursitis

    Bursitis. What is it? How can it be treated? Bursitis is extremely common affecting approximately 3 million Americans per year (reported cases). Bursitis is commonly described as inflammation of the fluid-filled pads (bursae) that cushion our joints. There are 360 joints in the…

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  • Alternatives to surgery

    Alternatives to surgery

    At Newbridge Spine & Pain we offer non-invasive, non-surgical, pain management procedures. What are the alternatives to surgery for my back pain? There are many non-surgical options available for diagnosing and treating back pain. These may include: Epidural Steroid injections, Trigger point…

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