annular tear vs herniated disc

Annular Tear vs Herniated Disc: Are These Conditions Connected?

Let’s discuss the difference between an annular tear vs herniated disc. Is there actually a difference between these two conditions? Considering that they’re both spinal disc issues, are they connected in some way? Are there differences in how they need to be treated? Dr. Kevin Pauza believes that the first step to getting the help you need for back or neck pain is to truly understand the root cause of it. That’s why in this article, we’ll be answering all of these questions and more to ensure you’re fully informed about annular tears and herniated discs. What are Annular Tears?

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sciatic nerve pain treatment

What’s the Best Sciatic Nerve Pain Treatment?

As many as 40% of adults will deal with sciatic nerve pain at some point in their lives. What’s worse is that this can be a very painful and debilitating condition. It can cause pain that stops you from performing even the simplest parts of your daily routine or that can cause you to be unable to work. With these kinds of effects, it’s understandable that sufferers would search for the sciatic nerve pain treatment that will provide them with lasting relief. So what is the best sciatic nerve pain treatment? In this article, we’ll discuss what sciatic nerve pain

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Why Annular Tear Surgery Doesn’t Work

Annular tear surgery is often recommended for those living with pain caused by annular tears. In addition to this, annular tears are the most common cause of many conditions, like degenerative disc disease, sciatica, herniated discs, or chronic low back pain. This is why it’s so important to understand the best way to treat annular tears. Keep reading to learn what annular tears are, what causes them, whether annular tear surgery works and more. What Are Annular Tears? Before explaining annular tear surgery and what an annular tear even is, we have to discuss the anatomy of the spinal disc.

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Explaining Annular Tears

Spine surgeons finally understand the importance of annular tears, because annular tears cause most disc problems. Annular tears are often the root of spine pain for many patients, and that’s why researchers worldwide feverishly seek to repair annular tears.

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Reasons Why Facet Joint Injections Fail

Why do facet joint injections fail? Despite their popularity, many patients fail to get pain relief after injections. Dr. Kevin Pauza explains why this may be and why they continue to be popular.

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Neck pain

Neck Pain – Is Surgery the Most Effective Treatment?

If you’ve been experiencing neck pain, you may think surgery is your only option for a chance at relief. Before undertaking such a serious decision, it’s important to determine whether surgery is actually the most effective option for treating neck pain. As medical technology improves and our understanding of cervical disc issues expands, more options for treating pain that may actually be more effective are brought to light, and they may be worth considering. How do I know how serious my neck pain is? First of all, it’s important to know when neck pain is a result of something serious,

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Explaining Annular Tears

Spine surgeons finally understand the importance of annular tears, because annular tears cause most disc problems. Annular tears are often the root of spine pain for many patients, and that’s why researchers worldwide feverishly seek to repair annular tears.

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