Overview of Sciatica Sciatica is the name for a group of symptoms of the lower back or hip including pain, tingling, numbness and weakness, that radiates to the back of your thigh and into your leg. Sciatica can start gradually or occur suddenly. Sciatica is most common in adults between the ages of 30 and […]Read More
When Should You See a Pain Management Specialist
Quality of Life If pain is impacting your quality of life it may be time to consider seeing a pain management specialist such as Dr. Jeff Halsell at Oklahoma Interventional Spine & Pain. Pain management specialist focus on treating a number of chronic pain conditions. Chronic pain is defined as any pain lasting more than […]Read More
Botox® Treatment for Migraines
Dr. Brandon Claflin & Botox® Botox® is the only FDA-approved treatment to prevent chronic migraines. A migraine is defined as chronic if you are having 15 or more headaches a month, with 8 of those days experiencing a migraine, with the headache lasting 4 or more hours. What makes Botox® unique is it is considered […]Read More
What is Sacroiliac Joint Pain?
Overview of the Sacroiliac Joint The sacroiliac joints connect the hip bones to the sacrum and the pelvic bone. The SI joint transfers weight and forces between your upper body and pelvis and legs. The SI joint is the shock absorber and provides stability when you walk, run and jump. The SI joint contains many nerve […]Read More
What is an Epidural Steroid Injection?
Overview of Epidural Steroid Injection An epidural steroid injection (ESI) is a minimally-invasive treatment to relieve low back related leg, or neck related arm pain. The injections have been used for low back problems since the early 1950’s and are considered an integral part of the non-surgical treatment of sciatica and low back pain. Epidural […]Read More