Dr Joseph Amos is committed to providing excellent patient care. Dr Amos specializes in the management of various types of pain and physical medicine rehabilitation. To know more about his services, click on the topics below:
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Rehabilitation is a treatment method designed to facilitate recovery after a serious injury, illness or surgery. It is aimed at restoring the physical, sensory, intellectual, psychological and social function of the patient.
Interventional Pain Management
It is a method of pain control involving the use of specialized per blocking techniques to enable you to perform your routine activities of daily living and maintain quality of life.
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is a chronic pain condition characterized by severe pain, swelling and changes in the skin. It usually affects the arms, hands, legs or feet.
Neck and Low Back Pain
Neck pain may occur from muscle strain or tension from everyday activities including poor posture, prolonged use of a computer and sleeping in an uncomfortable position.
Radiculopathy is a condition where a nerve root in the spine is compressed, producing pain or weakness across the whole length of the nerve. It is sometimes referred to as a pinched nerve or sciatica.
Comprehensive Pain Management
Pain may be temporary or persistent. Pain which lasts several months is called chronic pain. Advanced pain management techniques may be recommended for severe chronic pain.
All of us have experienced muscle aches and know that they do not last more than a few days. Some however can develop a condition called myofascial pain
Post-laminectomy Pain Syndrome
Post-laminectomy pain syndrome or failed back syndrome is a term used to describe poor results from previous spine surgery. The main goals of spine surgery are to relieve pain and improve spine stability.
Sports injuries occur when playing indoor or outdoor sports or while exercising. They can result from accidents, inadequate training, improper use of protective devices, or insufficient stretching or warm-up exercises.
Minimally Invasive Lumbar Decompression (MILD®)
Minimally invasive lumbar decompression or MILD® is a procedure developed by Vertos Medical to treat lumbar spinal stenosis by relieving pressure on the spinal nerves.
Superion®, a product of VertiFlex, Inc., is an FDA-approved, minimally invasive procedure to treat lumbar spinal stenosis.
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