Advanced Pain Treatments

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Advanced Pain Treatments 2018-09-10T13:30:12+00:00

Epidural Lysis of Adhesions

A common cause of chronic pain is excessive scarring in the epidural space (a thin area between the inside of the spine and the protective layer around the spinal cord). The scar tissue can form around nerve roots causing constant unrelenting pain that radiates from the low back into the legs. Adhesions are typically formed due to inflammation and irritation. Most commonly, people who present with neck or back pain due to scar tissue formation have had prior surgeries or prolonged neck or back pain. After spinal surgery, adhesions develop and are thought to be the cause of recurrent pain. Note also that adhesions can also occur in people who have not ever been operated on.

Dr. Odell will break up the scar tissue by using a special catheter guided by x-ray to deliver a combination of medications targeted to the region of scarring. The treatment is performed under local anesthetic. This procedure is known as Epidural Lysis of Adhesions, or the Racz procedure.

Talk to Dr. Odell about your specific treatment and let him educate you on your treatment plan and your recovery process.

EPIDURAL LYSIS OF ADHESIONS

Radiofrequency (RF) Procedure

Diros OWL® Trident™ Radiofrequency treatment is a minimally invasive outpatient RF procedure that can safely treat many painful conditions, such as lower back (lumbar), sacroiliac joint (pelvis), thoracic spine (middle back), cervical (neck), knee and hip joint pain.  This advanced procedure uses radio frequency energy to safely target the sensory nerve causing pain.

The RF procedure allows Dr. Odell to limit the approach to a nerve in a single step, resulting in a quicker placement, less x-ray exposure, and greatly reducing the procedure time.  This superior technology results in much quicker recovery time with longer lasting pain relief.

LUMBAR JOINT PAIN (Lower Back)

LUMBAR JOINT PAIN (Lower Back)

THORACIC SPINE PAIN (Middle Back)

THORACIC SPINE PAIN (Middle Back)

KNEE JOINT PAIN

KNEE JOINT PAIN

SACROILIAC JOINT PAIN (Pelvis)

SACROILIAC JOINT PAIN (Pelvis)

CERVICAL PAIN (Neck)

CERVICAL PAIN (Neck)

HIP JOINT PAIN

HIP JOINT PAIN

Benefits:

  • Larger focused lesion

  • Decreased procedure time

  • Less x-ray exposure

  • Quicker recovery time and longer lasting pain relief
  • More accurate, targeted, and effective procedure

Talk to Dr. Odell to see if you are a good candidate for this treatment.

Headaches

Are you suffering from reoccurring migraines (with or without aura), tension headaches, cluster headaches, post-concussion headaches, intense interfacial pain? Migraines are a common and debilitating condition that affects over 28 million Americans. Headaches like these interfere in the overall quality of life and regular daily activities in men and women between 25 to 65 years of age. Nearly two thirds of patients discontinue prescription medications due to inadequate relief and side-effects.

Now, these different types of headaches can be successfully treated. The revolutionary headache treatment is fast and provides quick relief by blocking the sphenopalatine ganglion (SPG) located just deep in the nasal mucosa and hard to reach. The procedure squirts a topical local anesthetic temporarily blocking the function of the SPG.

In addition, Dr. Odell’s clinic utilizes an advanced electromedical device (Manufactured by RST-Sanexas) which is often effective in a wide variety of headaches with virtually no side effects.

Get fast treatment and quick results to treat your moderate to intense headaches. Ask Dr. Odell how he can help you.

Electromedical Device

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)

Dr. Odell at Neuropathy and Pain Centers of Las Vegas is excited to be offering a new procedure to help restore damaged and aging cells and effectively regenerate tissue in your body. This procedure is call platelet rich plasma or PRP. This therapy can help your body’s ability to heal itself from many different diseases or conditions like osteoarthritis.

We take a small amount of your own blood which contains healing factors like white blood cells, platelets and bioactive proteins. We specially prepare the sample and re-inject the concentrated form of platelet rich plasma (PRP) into your affected treatment area. This concentrated injection of platelets will increase the growth factors up to 8 times to promote the healing of the joint. The human body has an amazing ability to heal itself and by re-injecting concentrated platelets we are promoting the natural healing process.

Consultation and Procedure

Dr. Odell will evaluate you to see if you could benefits from this treatment. Treatment results may be felt in as little as one injection. The total process can last up to an hour with the processing of your blood specimen taking the most time. There is little to no risk because this is your own blood. The anesthetic used to numb your skin generally wears off in 1-hours. You may experience mild pain and swelling. This treatment is designed to promote long-term healing. Dr. Odell can help stimulate blood flow to the affected area by using the Sanexas device.

Talk to Dr. Odell about how this treatment can promote small nerve growth and long-term healing in your knees, shoulders or hips.

Platlet Rich Plasma - Centrifuge Diagram
Knee Injection