Dr. Naraghi’s Treatment Algorithm:
Dr. Naraghi believes that currently 5 options are available on the journey of treatment for spinal conditions causing pain. Depending on the severity of the individual’s condition, one individual may start off at a different option then another. Here are the different steps:
The 5 Options for Treatment for Back and Neck Pain:
8 weeks of conservative treatments: including anti-inflammatory medications, physical therapy exercises, chiropractic treatments, acupuncture.
1 to 2 Selective spinal steroid injections (under x-ray guidance).