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When an Epidural Injection Might Be the Right Choice to Treat Your Bulging Disc Nov 4th, 2022

You can have a bulging disc for years and never feel the slightest twinge of pain. But as you get older, symptoms are more likely to appear — and when they do, the pain often becomes chronic and debilitating. As a specialist in interventional pain medicine, David Lanzkowsky, MD, at Centennial Spine...

Why Do Some Back Surgeries Fail? Oct 1st, 2022

You struggled with back pain for years, agonized over whether to have surgery, and finally decided to do it. You were nervous but excited as you envisioned a pain-free future. Then a few weeks after your back surgery, you realize your pain hasn’t improved. Or it’s worse than before. Now...

At What Point is Your Pain Chronic and When Does It Require Medical Intervention? Sep 1st, 2022

Pain symptoms can be roughly divided into two types: acute and chronic. Acute pain is specific, often sudden, and typically sharp in nature, while chronic pain can be more mysterious. In some cases, it can be difficult to pinpoint the cause of chronic pain, so it may be impossible to...

Don’t Be Burdened by Neuropathic Foot Pain Aug 1st, 2022

Neuropathic foot pain is notorious for being difficult to overcome. Many people get frustrated as they try several treatments and still spend their days in pain. But don’t give up yet. As a specialist in interventional pain management, David Lanzkowsky, MD, at Centennial Medical Group offers many advanced treatments that ease your pain...

When Surgery Is the Best Solution for Sciatica Jul 1st, 2022

No one ever wants to think about spine surgery. But you may reach the point where surgery is the best — or only — way to get relief from the sudden, shooting leg pain caused by sciatica. Because surgery is usually the last resort, the team at Centennial Medical Group in Las Vegas, Nevada,...

Could a Spinal Cord Stimulator Be the Right Choice for Relieving Your Pain? Jun 2nd, 2022

There’s no getting around the fact that chronic pain is hard to manage. No matter what causes your chronic pain, conventional treatments seldom reduce the pain enough to make you comfortable or they only keep the pain at bay for a short time. That’s where interventional medicine can help. David Lanzkowsky,...

Returning to Sports After ACL Surgery May 18th, 2022

As many as a quarter-million Americans suffer anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries every year, according to the CDC. While ACL injuries can happen to anyone, they’re especially common among athletes. If you’ve torn your ACL, you’re probably wondering how quickly you can return to your sport — or maybe even...