Pain Management Clinic
we are specialize in advanced diagnostic and treatment options to help our patients find relief from chronic pain. If you are experiencing persistent back or neck pain and need an accurate diagnosis to guide your treatment, Discography may be the solution you’re looking for.
Discography, also known as discogram or disc stimulation, is a specialized diagnostic procedure used to evaluate the source of back or neck pain. It involves injecting a contrast dye into one or more spinal discs to identify and assess abnormalities or damage within the intervertebral discs.
our expert team conducts Discography with the utmost care and precision:
Patient Evaluation: Before recommending Discography, we conduct a thorough evaluation of your medical history, perform physical examinations, and review any previous diagnostic tests. This helps us determine if Discography is the appropriate diagnostic tool for your condition.
Preparation: On the day of the procedure, local anesthesia is administered to ensure your comfort. We take every measure to ensure a pain-free experience.
Injection: A specialized needle is guided into the target disc under fluoroscopy (real-time X-ray) or CT imaging. Contrast dye is then injected into the disc. If this injection reproduces your usual pain, it indicates that the disc is the likely source of your discomfort.
Assessment: The contrast dye allows us to visualize the structure and condition of the disc, helping us pinpoint any tears, herniations, or other abnormalities. This information is crucial for creating an accurate treatment plan.
Discography offers several key advantages in the diagnosis and management of spine-related pain:
Precise Diagnosis: Discography provides valuable insights into the specific discs causing your pain, allowing for targeted treatment planning.
Customized Treatment: With a clear understanding of the source of your pain, we can develop a personalized treatment plan tailored to your needs.
Informed Decision-Making: Discography results help you and your healthcare team make informed decisions about whether surgical or non-surgical interventions are most appropriate for your condition.
If you’ve been experiencing persistent back or neck pain that hasn’t responded to conservative treatments or if your healthcare provider suspects disc-related issues, Discography may be recommended. However, not all patients are candidates for this procedure. Our team will carefully assess your case to determine if Discography is the right diagnostic tool for you.
Don’t let chronic back or neck pain hold you back from living your life to the fullest. Contact Hassan Spine and Sports Medicine’s Pain Management Clinic today to schedule a consultation and explore the benefits of Discography. Our experienced team is dedicated to helping you find the answers you need to manage your pain effectively and improve your overall quality of life.
Trust the expertise of Hassan Spine and Sports Medicine and the advanced diagnostic capabilities of Discography to guide you on the path to pain relief and better well-being