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Joint Pain Management

Joints are the parts of your body where your bones meet. Joints allow the bones of your skeleton to move.Joint pain refers to discomfort, aches, and soreness in any of the body’s joints. Joint pain is a common complaint. It doesn’t typically require a hospital visit. Sometimes, joint pain is the result of an illness or injury. Arthritis is also a common cause of joint pain. However, it can also be due to other conditions or factors.

One of the most common causes of joint pain is arthritis. The two main forms of arthritis are osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA).Joint pain due to OA results from a breakdown of the cartilage that serves as a cushion and shock absorber for the joints.The second form of arthritis is RA. According to the Arthritis Foundation, RA affects about 1.5 million Americans. It more commonly affects women than men. It can deform and debilitate the joints over time. RA causes pain, inflammation, and fluid buildup in the joints as the body’s immune system attacks the membrane that lines the joints.

Other causes of Joint Pain are:

  • bursitis, or inflammation of the cushioning pads around joints
  • lupus & gout
  • certain infectious diseases, such as mumps, influenza, and hepatitis
  • chondromalacia of the patella, or a breakdown of the cartilage in the kneeca
  • tendinitis, or inflammation of the tendon
  • cancer, fibromyalgia, osteoporosis, sarcoidosis

At Meenakshi Pain Management Center, we have treated several patients with Joint Pain. Dr. Yashwant Nankar & Dr. Meenakshi Nankar has experience of several years to treat the patients of Joint Pain.

Our Treatments on Sciatica/Back Pain

Spinal Cord Stimulator

A Spinal Cord Stimulator or Dorsal Column Stimulator is a type of implantable neuromodulation device that is used to send electrical signals to select areas of the spinal cord for the treatment of certain pain conditions.It is consideration for people who have a pain condition not responded to conservative therapy.

Nerve Root Block

A nerve root block is an injection of local anesthetic (numbing medicine) and steroid injected under X-ray guidance into the area where the nerve exits the spinal column. A nerve root block is usually ordered by your doctor for pain in the arm or leg that follows the path of a single nerve.

Radiofrequency Ablation

Radiofrequency ablation is a medical procedure in which part of the electrical conduction system of the heart, tumor or other dysfunctional tissue is ablated using the heat generated from medium frequency alternating current.

Epidural Injection

Epidural steroid injection is a technique in which corticosteroids and a local anesthetic are injected into the epidural space around the spinal cord in an effort to improve spinal stenosis, spinal disc herniation, or
both.

Neuromodulation

Neuromodulation is "the alteration of nerve activity through targeted delivery of a stimulus, such as electrical stimulation or chemical agents, to specific neurological sites in the body".

Electrical Nerve Stimulation

Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) is a therapy that uses low-voltage electrical current for pain relief.TENS is typically done with a TENS unit, a small battery-operated device.

Our Services

Back(Sciatica) Pain

Do you suffer from pain that travels down from your lower back into your buttocks and leg? If so, you may be suffering from sciatica and a sciatic nerve block could help relieve your pain.

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Neck Pain

Your neck is made up of vertebrae that extend from the skull to the upper torso. Cervical discs absorb shock between the bones. The bones, ligaments, and muscles of your neck support your head

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Headache

In today's society, headaches are one of the most common medical complaints. Headache pain may be extremely intense, but most headaches are unrelated to structural neurologic disease. While some

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Knee/Shoulder Pain

Knee/Shoulder pain is a common complaint affecting people of all ages. This may be a result of an injury or due to medical conditions such as arthritis, gout and even infection. The bone joint is made

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Cancer Pain

Many cancer patients suffer from severe unbearable pain. By performing appropriate nerve blocks or using very strong pain relievers such as morphine, their quality of life can be made better and their suffering

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CRPS

In this disease there is severe burning pain in arm or leg. The area is swollen and can not tolerate even the lightest touch. The arm or leg becomes completely useless and suffering is severe.    

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Neuropathies

Neuropathy is a term that refers to general diseases or malfunctions of the nerves. Nerves at any location in the body can be damaged from injury or disease. Neuropathy is often classified according to the types or

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Gangrene

Due to diseases of blood vessles supplying blood to our limbs we can suffer severe pain. If you walk for hundred yards, you will have to stop because of severe limb pain.Sometimes the fingers and toes

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Trigeminal Neuralgia

In this disease, there is severe pain like an electrical shock in one half of the face.If pain is not relieved by medication, a nerve block using radio frequency can provide long term relief.     

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