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Myoskeletal medicine concerns all medical disciplines

The main aim of intervention treatment for chronic pain is to improve the patient’s health by decreasing the pain’s intensity or eliminating it. Intervention treatment involves minimally invasive procedures, most commonly monitored using ultrasound or x-ray equipment, through which it is possible to diagnose and localise the place, or source of pain and provide appropriate […]

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Radiofrequency denervation of facet joints in low back pain therapy at lumbar facet syndrome

“Radiofrequency denervation of facet joints in low back pain therapy at lumbar facet syndrome” MUDr. Michal Venglarčík, PhD., MUDr. Juraj Mláka, MUDr. Martin Griger, MUDr. Róbert Tirpák, MUDr. Vlasta Vinklerová, MUDr. Ladislav Kočan, PhD, MUDr. Róbert Rapčan, FIPP Facet joints were first described as a possible origin of back pain in 1933. Back pain is […]

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Therapeutic Possibilities in Patients with Refractory Angina Pectoris: Spinal Cord Stimulation

“Therapeutic Possibilities in Patients with Refractory Angina Pectoris: Spinal Cord Stimulation” Kočan L., Rapčan R., Burianek M., Kočanová H., Sabol F., Čandík P., Vašková J. The latst ediction of the American Herald Scholarly Open Access Journals / Journal of Emergency Medicine Trauma and Surgical Care published an article on the topic of the therapeutic options […]

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A Complex Solution of Radicular Pain

The prevalence of back pain varies between 60–85% and, globally, it escalates. After an acute infection of the upper respiratory ways, it ranks the second most often cause of incapacity to work in people younger than 45 years. The radicular syndrome (RS) is, together with headache, the most frequent cause of a visit to the […]

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Endoscopic rhizotomy

An endoscopic rhizotomy (endoscopic denervation of the facet joints) is an operation intended for patients suffering from chronic pain of the lumbar spine caused by inflammation or osteoarthritis. We present an innovative solution for the facet syndrome using an endoscopic technique.  Knowledge of the issue of facet joints is absolutely essential for anyone who is […]

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