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How can a myelogram help find the cause of pain?

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A myelogram is a test for back pain. During a myelogram, a dye is injected into your spinal canal. The test helps identify nerve compression caused by herniated disks or fractures.

SOURCES:

National Institutes of Health.

Johns Hopkins Medicine: “Sympathetic Nerve Blocks for Pain.”

PubMed Journals: “The Impact of Discography on the Surgical Decision in Patients with Chronic Low Back Pain.”

Radiologyinfo.org: “Nerve Blocks.”

Reviewed by Tyler Wheeler on May 26, 2019

SOURCES:

National Institutes of Health.

Johns Hopkins Medicine: “Sympathetic Nerve Blocks for Pain.”

PubMed Journals: “The Impact of Discography on the Surgical Decision in Patients with Chronic Low Back Pain.”

Radiologyinfo.org: “Nerve Blocks.”

Reviewed by Tyler Wheeler on May 26, 2019

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