7Dec, 2015

The Sacroiliac Joint Pain- The Other Cause of Low Back Pain

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Sacroiliac Joint Pain- The Other Cause of Low Back Pain by Andrew Germanovich, DO Restore Orthopedics and Spine Center, Orange County   The sacroiliac (SI) joint is the largest spinal joint in the body. There is minimal mobility in this L-shaped joint and the mechanics of sacroiliac joint movement are quite complex.  This joint also has the strongest ligaments1 .  Pain in the SI joint is usually secondary to ligamentous injury or laxity, hypo or hypermobility, core muscle weakness, chronic joint inflammation, axial compression of the sacrum by the weight of the upper torso and torque. This pain leaves people, in extreme cases, […]

22Sep, 2015

Radiofrequency Neurotomy for Knee Pain

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Radiofrequency Neurotomy for Knee Pain:  Did you undergo a  total knee replacement but still have knee pain?  Do you have knee pain despite already having traditional treatment options?  There is a technique that can help alleviate that pain. It is called Radiofrequency Neurotomy of the knee joint. When medications and physical therapy is not enough to manage the pain after a total knee replacement, Radiofrequency Neurotomy can provide a therapeutic alternative. This is a non-surgical option that uses radiofrequency waves to modulate the genicular nerves that provide painful sensation to the […]