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A 24-year-old female asked:

Curious. if an rfa doesn't help leg butt si joint and hip pain, what would be next? have ddd, hern.disc@l5/s1, si it dynsfcn, sciatia.

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Dr. Adam Lewis
Neurosurgery 36 years experience
Back pain: Chiropractic care, aquatic therapy, inversion tables, tens unit, biofeedback, back bracing. Acupuncture and a variety of surgical treatments are available to reduce or eliminate the pain that you describe.
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Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management 18 years experience
Many Options: There are many different options for stem cell therapies in the us. I would suggest you evaluate all of them thoroughly before choosing. So far the only practice that has significant research and patient base regarding stem cell therapy is regenexx. They have over 6500 patient registry with pretty good results. Regenexx.Com.
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Last updated Jul 24, 2014

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