Sciatica and Piriformis Syndrome: What’s the Connection?

Interventional Pain Management Specialists Help Get to the Bottom of Pain Dr. Navid Farahmand, MD Many people are unfamiliar with the condition called Piriformis Syndrome, especially when learning of its possible relationship to Sciatica pain. Sciatica, or the complaint of pain shooting down one’s leg, is a common problem that is often blamed on a … Continue reading Sciatica and Piriformis Syndrome: What’s the Connection?

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Epidural Steroid Injections for Sciatica

Non-Surgical Methods Spell Relief for Many Sufferers Navid Farahmand, MD Epidural Steroid Injections as a treatment for Sciatica pain are one effective way for sufferers to find considerable relief. or irritation or impingement of one or more of the nerves contributing to the sciatic nerve, is a common problem. It can be debilitating and can … Continue reading Epidural Steroid Injections for Sciatica

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Facet Injections as a Treatment Option for Back Pain

The role that facet joints play in maintaining a healthy spine. Navid Farahmand – Pain Management Specialist WHAT ARE FACET INJECTIONS AND HOW DO THEY CAUSE BACK PAIN? To thoroughly understand the role that facet joint injections can play in back pain relief, we must first cover what exactly the facet joints are and the … Continue reading Facet Injections as a Treatment Option for Back Pain

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Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) – The Great Pain Disruptor

Forging new paths in the treatment of chronic pain conditions Navid Farahmand, MD – Pain Management Specialist. WHAT IS A RADIOFREQUENCY ABLATION? Radiofrequency ablation (RFA), also commonly referred to as “rhizotomy” is a medical procedure that is done in order to disrupt the signal generated by the facet joint that is transmitted to and processed … Continue reading Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) – The Great Pain Disruptor

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