Successful Treatment of Chronic Pain Conditions with
Minimally Invasive Treatment Options

If you are suffering from debilitating chronic pain caused by a back injury, a spinal condition, nerve damage, disc damage, or some other underlying cause, look to M.I.S.S. (Midwest Interventional Spine Specialists) for essential help. Our team of board-certified specialists uses a wide range of minimally invasive treatment options to relieve chronic back pain and other pain throughout the body.

If you have been told that you need spinal surgery, we encourage you to learn about the less-invasive options that may provide the pain relief you need.

The M.I.S.S. advantage is our full range of minimally invasive treatment options to reduce chronic pain. Our goal is to help you experience pain relief so that you can reclaim your life and be able to do the things you enjoyed before the pain began to hold you back.

Conditions we commonly treat include:

  • Cervical Radiculopathy – Click here to see an educational video about Cervical Radiculopathy.

  • Cervicogenic (secondary) headaches caused by an underlying condition or injury.

  • Coccydynia (Tailbone Pain)

  • Compression Fractures

  • CRPS/ RSD Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

  • Discogenic pain – Pain arising from the discs themselves

  • Facet joint syndrome – Pain from arthritis or injury of the joints that hold the spine in alignment
  • FBSS – Post-surgical failed back surgery syndrome – When severe pain continues long after the body has healed from surgery

  • Lumber, thoracic & cervical pain with sciatic pain down one or both legs
  • Neck Pain

  • Myofascial Pain Syndrome

  • Nerve Pain – Neuralgia

  • Occipital Neuralgia

  • Pinched, irritated or injured nerve roots

  • Sacroiliac Joint Pain

  • Sciatica – Lumbar Radicular Pain

  • Spinal stenosis – Pain from compression of the nerves of the spine – Click here to watch an educational video about Spinal Stenosis.

  • Spondylolisthesis –  When the vertebra slips forward and presses on nerves below
  • Spondylosis – Osteoarthritis of the spine

  • Sports-Related Injuries

  • Work Injury Pain

Advanced Techniques for the Treatment and Management of Pain include:

  • Caudal Injection

  • Discography (Lumbar)

  • Epidural Steroid Injection

  • Intradiscal Procedures

  • Medial Branch Blocks

  • Medication Management (Complex)

  • Myobloc Injections

  • Nerve Root Blocks

  • Non-Surgical Spine Care

  • Percutaneous Disc Decompression (LASE, Dekompressor, Nucleoplasty)

  • Peripheral Nerve Stimulation

  • Prolotherapy

  • PRP – Platelet-Rich Plasma

  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation

  • Regenerative Medicine

  • Sacroiliac Joint Injections

  • Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS) – Click here to watch a video that explains how an SCS blocks pain and what a spinal cord stimulator trial involves. This resource page also features an interview with one of our SCS patients.

  • Transforaminal Injection

  • Trigger Point Injections

  • Vertebroplasty