Intracept: A Viable Procedure Tackling Chronic Back Pain

intracept procedure

There are multiple causes of chronic low back pain. For many people suffering from lower chronic back pain, the culprit is often the pain-sensing basivertebral nerve, the nerve that branches out to your vertebral endplates. With age and degeneration of the spine, additional stress is placed on the vertebrae and can put pressure on the… Read more »


The Pain Cycle

The Pain Cycle

Probably the best way to readily understand what a pain cycle is, is to think of “cause and effect” relationships. Cause and effect is a type of relationship between events whereby a cause creates an effect. For example: If your coffee is too hot it can burn your tongue. The cause is the heat. The… Read more »


Stress and Chronic Pain

Stress and Chronic Pain

The similarities between stress and pain are astounding in how they develop, mature, affect us, and in how they can be treated. They are both warning signs signaling us that something is wrong. Stress can cause pain and pain can cause stress. Our bodies are designed to deal with them for only a short time.… Read more »


Back Pain and Leg Numbness

Back Pain and Leg Numbness

Back Pain and Leg Numbness Can Go Hand in Hand Experiencing a numbness in your leg, or either a dull or sharp, stabbing pain in any part of your legs, can make you feel miserable. Walking, standing, or even laying down can be problematic. What is exactly causing these symptoms of pain and unease? Where… Read more »


The mild® Procedure at Michigan Pain Consultants

The mild procedure

Do you experience pain or numbness in your lower back when standing upright? Do you experience pain, numbness, or tingling in your legs or buttocks when you walk? Is your discomfort relieved when you bend forward at the waist or sit down? If you’re experiencing any of these symptoms it may be caused by excessive… Read more »