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The Barr Center provides many therapies for back pain relief that are innovative, non-invasive and opioid-free.

The Barr Center offers treatment for this condition. Dr. Barr has provided pain relief for over 200,000 patients during the past 30 years. Their state-of-the-art facility is conveniently located in Virginia Beach, VA.

Call today to schedule your appointment for assess your health condition and direction for treatment.

What is the Best Treatment for Arthritis in Lower Back?


Many of our patients ask, "What is the Best Treatment for Arthritis in Lower Back?"  Pain, stiffness, and soft tissue tightness are common symptoms of arthritis of the spine. Some people even feel painful soft tissue nodules over their inflamed joints. Arthritis of the neck and ...

What is the Best Treatment for Arthritis in Lower Back?2022-12-01T17:06:24-05:00

Epidural Steroid Injections and Selective Nerve Root Blocks


What are epidural steroid injections? Epidural steroid injections (ESIs) are therapeutic spinal injection procedures that are part of the first or second line treatment for herniated discs, sciatica and spinal stenosis. When oral steroids, rest and physical therapy are not effective in relieving pain due to ...

Epidural Steroid Injections and Selective Nerve Root Blocks2021-06-17T09:07:21-04:00

Facet Joint Injections and Radiofrequency Ablation


Arthritis of the neck and lower back is quite common affecting 85% of people over the age of 60. While this wear and tear takes its toll as we age, even young people experience pain from arthritis in these areas. Typically, in younger people, we see ...

Facet Joint Injections and Radiofrequency Ablation2021-06-17T09:07:53-04:00

Posture Hacks


Easy Posture Hacks to Reduce Pain Below is a diagram depicting the most common postures. Remember that posture is a habit. Poor postures are depicted on the left and in the middle. Optimal ones are displayed on the right. Posture Hacks Change your routine. Avoid doing ...

Posture Hacks2022-05-03T12:12:06-04:00

What is Spinal Cord Stimulation?


Spinal cord stimulation (SCS) is an advanced treatment for hard-to-manage chronic pain. The procedure involves implanting small electrodes on a wire near the spinal cord. This provides low-level electrical impulses to interrupt transmission of pain at the level of the spinal cord before the impulses get ...

What is Spinal Cord Stimulation?2021-06-23T14:47:32-04:00

What is the Racz Catheter Procedure?


The Racz Catheter Procedure (Epidural Neurolysis) is used to release some of the scar tissue from around entrapped nerves in the epidural space of the spine, so that medications such as cortisone can reach the affected areas. It is used to decrease the pain caused by ...

What is the Racz Catheter Procedure?2021-06-23T14:47:41-04:00

What is Post-Laminectomy Syndrome?


Post Laminectomy Syndrome (Post-Surgical Pain or Failed Back Syndrome) Recurring pain in the back or legs is a fairly common occurrence for patients who have had spinal surgery. This condition is known as Post Laminectomy Syndrome (Failed Back Syndrome). The term “Failed Back” is a misnomer, ...

What is Post-Laminectomy Syndrome?2021-06-23T14:47:49-04:00

What is Lumbar Spondylolisthesis?


Lumbar Spondylolisthesis What is arthritis of the lumbar spine (spondylolisthesis)? This is a condition in which a spine vertebral body slips forward or backward upon the vertebral body below. The word is derived from the Greek words spondylos, which means “spine” or “vertebra,” and listhesis, which means ...

What is Lumbar Spondylolisthesis?2021-06-23T14:48:06-04:00

What is Discogenic Pain or Internal Disc Disruption?


Internal disc disruption is best understood in the lumbar spine, because it is more common in occurrence and the anatomy is easier to understand. It can cause episodes of severe low back pain with muscle spasms. Discogenic pain symptoms are usually exacerbated by sitting for long ...

What is Discogenic Pain or Internal Disc Disruption?2021-06-23T14:48:13-04:00
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