Author Archive for: ‘Dr. Barton’

Spine Journal Study

The Journal “Spine” Publishes Study Concerning the Efficacy of Epidural Steroid Injections for Spinal Stenosis Medical research should benefit patients. This video talks about a recent study in the Journal Spine in which it was found that patients with spinal stenosis and received epidural steroid injections had worse outcomes than patients that did not receive the injections. Dr. Barton offers …

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Sciatic Nerve Pain

Sciatica Definition   Sciatica is defined by webster’s dictionary as “pain along the course of a sciatic nerve especially in the back of the thigh.” Sciatica or sciatic nerve pain is therefore a rather broad term describing pain in the leg or legs. It is important to know that sciatica can result from many different sources including disc herniations, muscle …

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"...as an orthopedic surgeon, it is refreshing to see advances for the treatment of chronic back pain and herniated discs. It just so happens this medical technology is helping doctor and patient alike. - Anthony Melillo, M.D., Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon