Posts Tagged “Nerve Conduction Velocity Test”

Localizing the Lesion

By | May 22, 2015

I have been meaning to do a blog on the value of physiologic testing for some time now and Tuesday the perfect patient walked into the Burbank office of Schlesinger Pain Centers. Marcy Peters (not her real name) is an 85-year-old woman whom I have been treating for radicular back pain and neck pain for […]

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In Search of the Best Pain Clinic in LA: Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy, Signs and Symptoms

By | February 11, 2012

The earliest symptoms of diabetic peripheral neuropathy are numbness and tingling or pins and needles  usually beginning in the toes and the bottoms of the feet, which is most commonly experienced at night.  As we have said earlier it is important for the best pain clinic in Los Angeles to make the diagnosis of DPN […]

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Wall Street Gazette Misnomer, Part 2

By | July 7, 2011

  Continuing our analysis of the article “Diagnosing a Patient as a Faker” from Tuesday’s Wall Street Journal, David Kloth, past president of the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, makes an interesting comment about the subjective nature of pain. He talks about the different responses of patients with nerve root compression. The problem with […]

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