Treatments for a Herniated Disc

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A herniated disc occurs when the cushion-like discs between the vertebrae rupture or bulge, putting pressure on nearby nerves. The condition causes severe pain, numbness, and weakness along the spine, though it is more common in the lumbar region (lower back). Our team at Interventional Pain Doctors can administer several treatments to help combat debilitating pain caused by herniated discs. From epidural pain management to PRP therapy, our patients can find lasting pain relief and improve their quality of life with our innovative treatments.

Epidural Injections

Pain management specialists frequently use an epidural shot for herniated disc symptoms. Through this procedure, the epidural space—the area of fat, blood, and nerves surrounding the spinal cord—receives an injection of steroid medication that works to alleviate pain.

How Do Epidural Injections Work?

PRP Therapy

PRP (platelet-rich plasma) therapy is a non-invasive treatment that uses the body's natural restorative properties to relieve pain from herniated discs. Platelets and stem cells in our blood can help stimulate tissue repair and reduce inflammation.

How Does PRP Therapy Work?

Radiofrequency Ablation

Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is a minimally invasive procedure that offers long-lasting pain relief for herniated discs. Unlike PRP and epidural pain management injections, this treatment destroys nerve fibers that transmit pain signals from affected discs to the brain.

How Does RFA Work?

Trust Our Epidural Pain Management Experts

Living with a herniated disc can be challenging, but our team at Interventional Pain Doctors offers an array of treatment options to help patients fight through their symptoms and get back to doing the things they love. Whether through epidural pain management or minimally invasive procedures, patients can find the right treatment path to reduce pain, restore function, and regain control over their lives. Discover our full scope of interventional management treatments and begin your wellness journey.