This page will give you more information about what we do here at NeurosurgeryOne at Interwest Rehabilitation. Please read on to see some of the conditions we treat and the methods we use to treat them. We also have diagnostic procedures inteded to help you get to the bottom of your pain. We realize that not everyone will require the same path to pain free living. We will take our time to get to know you and help you live your best, most pain free life.
Please note that we do not accept new patients for chronic pain medication management.
Back and Neck Conditions We Treat:
We treat a variety of back and neck pain conditions, among the most common are:
• Facet Joint (part of the spine and neck) Pain
• Herniated Disc
• Sacroiliac (lower back) Joint Pain
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• Knee Pain (Iliotibial Band Syndrome, Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome)
• Buttock Pain (Piriformis Syndome, Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction)
• Shoulder Pain (Rotator Cuff Strain, Shoulder Impingement)
• Hip Pain (Trochanteric Bursitis, Snapping Hip Syndrome)
• Various Ligament Injuries
• Overuse Syndromes
• Electromyograms (EMG)
• Pulsed Radiofrequency Procedures
• Spinal Cord Stimulator Trials – using the Boston Scientific Precision Generator
We treat a variety of painful joint conditions, among the most common are:
• Knee pain
• Rotator Cuff Tendonitis
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Injection procedures we perform include:
• Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar and Sacral Regions of the Spine
• Epidural Steroid Injections
• Facet (Zygapophyseal) Joint Injections
• Hip, Shoulder and Knee Injections
• Piriformis Muscle Injections
• Sacroiliac Joint Injections
• Spinal Joint Injections
• Trigger Point Muscle Injections
Neurotomy (burning of the nerve) Procedures
• Facet Joint (Medial Branch) Nerve Radiofrequency Neurotomy
• Sacroiliac Joint Radiofrequency Neurotomy – using the Baylis SInergy Probe
• Brachial Plexus Blocks
• Costovertebral Blocks
• Diagnostic and Therapeutic Nerve Blocks
• Selective Nerve Root Blocks
• Sympathetic Nerve Blocks
What is an EMG?
An EMG is a diagnostic test doctors use to diagnose and in properly manage patient management of the following conditions:
• Brachial Plexopathy
• Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
• Foot Drop
• Muscle Diseases
• Nerve Injuries
• Peripheral Neuropathy
• Radiculopathy (Pinched Nerve)
• Ulnar Neuropathy
Who performs the EMG?
The EMG is performed by a doctor specially trained in electrodiagnostics. The doctors at Interwest Rehabilitation are highly experienced in using EMG to diagnose problems and create treatment plans to help patients return to a pain free life.
How long does the EMG take?
The EMG usually takes 30-45 minutes to complete.
How to prepare for the EMG?
Please DO NOT use lotion or moisturizer the day of the procedure.
Take your usual medications, but let our office know in advance if you take Coumadin or Warfarin.
Continue to take your usual pain medication. Your ability (or inability) to sense all of your typical symptoms will not impact this examination.