Category Archive for: ‘Injections’

Alternatives for Back Pain Relief

By GRETCHEN REYNOLDS If you have never suffered from lingeringlow back pain, you’re lucky or, more likely, young. Up to 80 percent of us will experience low back pain at some point. And for most, there won’t be an identifiable cause. In the past 10 years, the most popular nonsurgical medical treatment for “chronic, nonspecific” low back pain has been injection …

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Long-lasting Nerve Block Could Change Pain Management

April 14th, 2009 in Medicine & Health / Research ( — Harvard researchers at Children’s Hospital Boston have developed a slow-release anesthetic drug-delivery system that could potentially revolutionize treatment of pain during and after surgery, and may also have a large impact on chronic pain management. In work funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), they used specially designed …

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