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Treating Chronic Back Pain with Radiofrequency Ablation

Coastal Spine provides radiofrequency ablation for patients experiencing chronic back pain. The treatment effectively alleviates pain caused by nerve compression in many patients. This treatment is far less invasive than surgery and a viable solution for those seeking pain management while using less pain medication.  What Types of Chronic Back Pain Can Be Treated With …

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The Spinal Curve of Scoliosis

In a normal spine when viewed from behind, the spine would be straight up and down. When a person has scoliosis, this isn’t the case. With scoliosis there is a sideways curve in the person’s spine. This typically occurs during the growth spurt just before an adolescent reaches puberty. Our spine specialists at Coastal Spine …

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Treating Sciatica

You’ve probably known someone (if you haven’t had it yourself) who has suffered from sciatica. Sciatica is inflammation of the sciatic nerve, the longest nerve in the body. When the sciatic nerve is compressed, it sends pain down the entire nerve pathway, meaning from the lumbar region of the spine into the buttock and down …

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Protect Your Lower Back for 2022

At Coastal Spine, every day we see the results of patients who take their back health for granted. Lower back pain, sciatica, herniated discs, and strained muscles are all common issues with the lower back. The best defense against back pain is a good offense, to quote sports jargon. But in this case, the thinking …

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RF Energy to the Rescue

Chronic pain isn’t any fun, and it can keep you from enjoying life. Our team at Coastal Spine treats chronic pain with radiofrequency energy in a procedure known as radiofrequency ablation at our five locations. This procedure may be used to alleviate existing pain before we can begin other treatments such as physical therapy, or …

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