Back Pain

If you’re looking for Scottsdale back pain relief, you aren’t alone—and Dr. Nikesh Seth has been voted “Top Doc” in the area for four consecutive years, so you know you’re in good hands. There are many causes for back pain, and at Integrated Pain Consultants there are also many treatment options. However, the right treatment starts with the right diagnosis. Lower...

At Integrated Pain Consultants, Dr. Nikesh Seth is much more than a physician—he’s a pain specialist. However, most people outside of the medical field understandably don’t know the difference. A pain specialist is a doctor who has had additional, special, ongoing training and education relating to the diagnosis and treatment of various types of pain. “Pain” can be used to...

A lot of people aren’t quite sure what sciatica is, and this debilitating pain is regularly treated by Dr. Nikesh Seth. It’s an often-misunderstood term, and sciatica presents as a “nerve-like” pain that often starts in the back and travels down the legs. It’s most often caused by nerve compression in the spine, particularly when the nerves leave the spine....

Eighty percent of American adults will experience some type of lower back pain during their lifetime, and back pain is the leading cause of disability in the U.S.—it’s no wonder that Dr. Nikesh Seth treats back pain more than any other type of pain. Why do adults suffer from so much back pain, and what can you do about it? 5...

Dr. Nikesh Seth often sees an increase in patients complaining of back and neck pain in the summer months—there comes a time when camping isn’t the carefree activity it used to be. Sleeping on hard, uneven ground (not to mention in a wildly different environment) can certainly interfere with your sleep. However, when does “camp back” become a potentially chronic...

When most people think disc pain, they think lower back pain, but Dr. Nikesh Seth often treats bulging discs in the neck, too. The spinal column extends from your cervical (neck) spine to your lower (lumbar) spine, and any of the vertebrae along this route can develop a bulging disc. Just like anywhere else on the spine, a bulging disc...

Back pain is the leading cause of disability in the United States, which is why Dr. Nikesh Seth offers a wide variety of back pain solutions that range from conservative and non-invasive to unique alternative therapies such as kyphoplasty for fractured spines. Lumbar pain, or lower back pain, is particularly common and Integrated Pain Consultants features a number of treatment...

Dr. Nikesh Seth often hears the terms “bulging disc,” “herniated disc,” and “slipped disc” used interchangeably by patients, but there are big differences between them. Spinal discs provide a cushion between the vertebrae. They are made up of various types of cartilage, including a tougher cartilage on the outside to protect the softer cartilage in the middle. They are about...

One of the most common complaints Dr. Nikesh Seth addresses at Integrated Pain Consultants is back pain. That’s no surprise, given that the majority of adults experience some type of back pain in their life. It’s estimated that 80 percent of people will experience back pain, most often in the lower back. Some back pain is so severe that it’s...

Bulging Disc Symptoms, Causes and Treatments Options A bulging disc is a medical condition that is exactly what it sounds like. Everyone has discs between their vertebrae that provide cushioning, otherwise bone would rub directly against another bone. Think of them as the spine’s shock absorbers. Bulging discs occur when these discs “bulge” out of their usual alignment. It could be...

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