Treatments, Procedures, and Conditions Treated

Dr. Lad brings together a multidisciplinary team that offers each patient a customized treatment approach. The team performs a variety of safe, innovative approaches: Microvascular DecompressionDorsal Root Entry Zone (DREZ)Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS)Peripheral Nerve Stimulation (PNS) and Intrathecal Therapies (ITT).


Treatments and Procedures

All Neuromodulation procedures can be original implants or revisions.


Conditions We Treat

  • Chronic Pain
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Essential Tremor
  • Dystonia
  • Sciatica
  • Low back pain
  • Failed back surgery syndrome
  • Post-Laminectomy Pain Syndrome
  • Herniated discs
  • Complex regional pain syndrome
  • Painful nerve injuries
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Spinal cord injury spasticity and pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Neuropathic Pain
  • Post-Herpetic Neuralgia
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Atypical Facial Pain
  • Spasticity
  • Headache - All Types
  • Occipital Neuralgia
  • Cancer Pain
  • Postherpetic neualgia
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Post-mastectomy pain
  • Headaches
  • Pelvic pain
  • Post-hernia pain
  • Painful peripheral neuopathy (from diabetes or other causes)

Conservative Management

A Multidisciplinary approach to patients’ chronic pain will be undertaken to ensure that conservative modalities have been maximized first:

  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Use of treatment modalities including TENS/Ultrasound/hot packs/cold therapy
  • Behavioral Modification (psychological evaluation to include pain coping skills, biofeedback, hypnosis, relaxation techniques)
  • Manipulative Therapy (Adjustments through osteopathic, physical or chiropractic therapy)
  • Aerobic exercise, massage, stretching
  • Coadjuvant pain medications including NSAID’s, muscle relaxants, and nerve pain medications

Technology

  • Awake DBS (using MicroElectrode Recording)
  • Asleep DBS (using Clearpoint iMRI navigation)
  • MRI-compatible Neuromodulation
  • Dorsal Root Ganglion (DRG) stimulation
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