Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

It’s been estimated that as many as 80% of the population will experience a back problem at some point in life time.  And, surgery is not always necessary.  In fact, at East Tennessee Brain and Surgery Center, we first take the most conservative and least invasive approach. Often, conditions such as degenerative disc disease, disc herniation and spinal stenosis can be treated with conservative options such as physical therapy, exercise and/or bracing.

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Relief is often achieved through nonsurgical options such as the the implanting of spinal stimulators, interthecal pumps, nerve blocks and trigger point injections.

Our Pain Specialists performs the following procedures:

  • Cervical and Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injections (ESI’s)
  • Trigger Point Injections
  • Facet Joint Injections
  • Cervical and Lumbar SNRB or treansforaminal Nerve Blocks
  • Lumbar Sympathetic Blocks
  • Medical Branch Blocks (MBB)
  • Stellate Ganglion Blocks
  • Celiac Plexus Blocks
  • Superior Hypogastric Nerve Block
  • EMG’s
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Discograms
  • Spinal Cord Stimulator
  • Pain Pumps
  • Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA)

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