Herniated Disc

Minimally Invasive Herniated Disc Pain Treatment Provided in Smyrna, TN

Herniated disc Smyrna TNIf you’re among the millions of Americans living with herniated disc pain, relief is available at The Spine Center at Precision Pain Care in Smyrna, Tennessee. Our practice is led by Dr. Graf Hilgenhurst, a board-certified anesthesiologist and pain medicine specialist with a unique level of experience caring for patients with chronic back pain stemming from musculoskeletal and nerve conditions.

A herniated disc describes an injury to one of the spine’s cushioning intervertebral discs. These discs feature a soft, gel-like interior with a tougher outer shell. In this condition, the soft interior of the disc begins to push outward through the outer shell, prompting other components of the spine to shift. Some people with don’t have any noticeable symptoms, while others experience varying degrees of pain depending on the extent and specific location of the herniated disc.

As a Precision Pain Care patient in Smyrna, TN, you’ll benefit from our conservative approach to herniated disc treatment that focuses on avoiding extensive surgery and the heavy use of potent narcotics. Dr. Hilgenhurst uses advanced, minimally invasive interventional pain management techniques to block pain signals from reaching the brain, along with other non-operative therapies that can help patients quickly return to the active lifestyle they once enjoyed. A few examples of our innovative treatments include:

  • Nerve block procedures
  • Radiofrequency neurotomy
  • Facet joint injections
  • Epidural steroid injections
  • Transforaminal steroid injections

Another example of our leading-edge technologies, fluoroscopic guidance is used during spinal procedures to provide enhanced precision and achieve the best possible results for our patients, who we feel deserve the very best.

Contact Precision Pain Care in Smyrna, TN, today to schedule your consultation and to learn more about our minimally invasive approach to herniated disc treatment.