Back Pain

May 15, 2015 | Featured | Symptoms

Pain felt in the low or upper back. Causes of pain in the low and upper back include conditions affecting the bony spine; discs between the vertebrae; ligaments around the spine and discs; spinal inflammation; spinal cord and nerves; muscles; internal organs of the pelvis, chest, and abdomen; tumors; and the skin.

Platelet rich plasma has been used to treat chronic back pain for several years. The procedure takes a small amount of your blood and with a special centrifuge spins the blood down to concentrate the PRP. The PRP is then injected into the discs. This has shown benefit for mild to moderate degenerative disc disease.

About the Author

Dr. Michael Skaliy

Throughout his career Dr. Michael Skaliy has felt that medicine is a rapidly changing field and he’s continued to stay up to date to bring the latest cutting edge therapies into his practice. Most recently, he introduced stem cell therapy and minimally invasive same day spine surgery, which is done through a small device the size of a pencil.

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