Hi! My name is Doctor Russo. I’m board-certified physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist or Physiatrist and pain management physician.
Neck and back pain is one of the most common reasons for referral to a Physiatrist or pain management specialist.
The sources of back and neck pain are similar but vary in their distribution of the spine.
In the low back or the lumbar spine among the most common sources back pain are the Intrevertbral Disk or the Lumbar Facet Joint or the overlying soft tissues or muscles. By using a variety of diagnostic and therapeutic modalities, the specialists at Columbia Pain Management can help specify exactly which source or generator of your pain is the most important to target for treatment.
Moving up spines to your mid-back or Thoracic Spine the most common cause of pain in this region include, the vertbral body, the spinal nerve root, and the muscles overlying the Facet Joint of the Thoracic Spine.
In the cervical spine one of the most common pain generators are the Cervical Facet Joint, the Intrevertbral Disk and the Cervical Nerve Root. Pinpointing the source your pain of spinal origin is the first step in a rational and effective pain treatment prescription and that’s where specialist Colombian Pain Management can help you get your life back