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Medical Professionals

Are You 65 And Older Suffering With Back And/Or Leg Pain? You may have a condition called lumbar spinal stenosis with neurogenic claudication. As we age, the spinal canal narrows; this is a degenerative process that worsens over time. As the spinal canal narrows, the nerve roots coming out of the spine get pinched, causing pain in the back and legs. Typically, patients with lumbar spinal stenosis report pain in their backs that travels down one or both of their legs. Patients with lumbar spinal stenosis typically cannot stand and/or walk for any appreciable amount of time before they feel back and leg pain. Most patients cannot even walk to their mailbox or prepare a meal due to the pain they experience. Most spinal stenosis symptoms are better with lumbar flexion, such as when using a shopping cart in a grocery store, and will go away when the patient sits down or lies supine. Did you know that new minimally invasive treatment options are available to treat signs and symptoms of lumbar spinal stenosis? Typically, symptoms of lumbar stenosis are treated with physical therapy, medications, epidural shots and/or back surgery. Dr. Pryzbylkowski is the only interventional pain physician in

Atlantic and Cape May Counties trained on two new minimally invasive FDA-approved procedures to reduce patients’ back and leg pain from lumbar spinal stenosis. These procedures include the MILD (Minimally Invasive Lumbar Decompression) procedure and the Superion interspinous spacer placement. Both procedures are performed in a same-day surgical center and require no general anesthesia along with a quick and easy recovery. If your physician has diagnosed you with lumbar spinal stenosis or you experience back and leg pain that is worse with walking and/or standing for even minimal amounts of time, please call Relievus and ask for an appointment with Dr. Pryzbylkowski.

For more information, call 888-985-2727 (ASAP) or visit www.relievus.com.

Peter G. Pryzbylkowski, MD

Central Park East, • 222 New Road, Suite 102 • Linwood, NJ 08221

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Anesthesiologist Interventional Pain Specialist • Board Certified Interventional Pain Specialist • Interventional Pain Management Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania • National Board Certification, American Board of Anesthesiology • Anesthesia Residency: University of Pennsylvania • Medical Internship: Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia • Former Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at the University of Pennsylvania • Medical Degree, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

July/August 2019

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Atlantic County Woman - July/August 2019  

The County Woman ™ is part of a nationally syndicated publication and has been around for over 31 years. There are over 371 other counties t...

Atlantic County Woman - July/August 2019  

The County Woman ™ is part of a nationally syndicated publication and has been around for over 31 years. There are over 371 other counties t...