Blog Archive

Radiofrequency Ablation Dec 2nd, 2020

Radiofrequency Neurotomy of the Lumbar Facets Radiofrequency Neurotomy of the Lumbar Facets For more information, you may visit our website: www.RichmondSpinePain.com and fill out the required form for us to see if our center could be of help to you. We are located at 14404 Sommerville Ct. Midlothian, VA 23113

Joint Injections Dec 2nd, 2020

Sacroiliac Joint Steroid Injection Sacroiliac Joint Steroid Injection Hip Joint Injection For more information, you may visit our website: www.RichmondSpinePain.com and fill out the required form for us to see if our center could be of help to you. We are located at 14404 Sommerville Ct. Midlothian, VA 23113

Facet Joint Injections Nov 26th, 2020

For more information, you may visit our website: www.RichmondSpinePain.com and fill out the required form for us to see if our center could be of help to you. We are located at 14404 Sommerville Ct. Midlothian, VA 23113

Epidural steroid injections Nov 25th, 2020

Epidural Steroid Injection (ESI) in the Cervical Spine Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection Lumbar Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection For more information, you may visit our website: www.RichmondSpinePain.com and fill out the required form for us to see if our center could be of help to you. We are located at 14404...

Happy Mother's Day! May 11th, 2020

Covid-19: CLARA Symptoms Self-Checker May 7th, 2020

As we now know, the Coronavirus is an invisible enemy and is considered to be one of the deadliest viruses out there today. There are times that we are unable to avoid going out to the public, especially when buying our supplies like food and medicine. We are already taught...

Covid-19: Cleaning & Disinfecting Decision Tool - "Reopening America" Apr 30th, 2020

This guidance is intended for all Americans, whether you own a business, run a school, or want to ensure the cleanliness and safety of your home. Reopening America requires all of us to move forward together by practicing social distancing and other daily habits to reduce our risk of exposure...

New Provider - Dr. Nicolas Maxymiv Apr 27th, 2020

Please help us welcome a new provider to our practice: Dr. Nicolas Maxymiv, D.O. Dr. Nicolas Maxymiv, D.O. is a Virginia native who grew up in Roanoke Virginia. He completed graduate school at Virginia Tech and medical school at the Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Blacksburg. He went on...

Covid-19: The Mask Apr 14th, 2020

COVID-19:Defense of the Older Adults Mar 26th, 2020

Older adults, 65 years and older, are at higher risk for severe illness. COVID-19 is a new disease and we are learning more about it every day. What you can do If you have a serious underlying medical condition: Stay home if possible. Wash your hands often. Avoid close contact...

How does COVID-19 spread? GERMS! : The Invisible Enemy & how it can be defeated... Mar 25th, 2020

Person-to-person spread The virus is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person. Between people who are in close contact with one another (within about 6 feet). Through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes. These droplets can land in the mouths or noses of people who are nearby...

Symptoms of Coronavirus Disease 2019 Mar 20th, 2020

Patients with COVID-19 have experienced mild to severe respiratory illness. Symptoms can include fever, cough and shortness of breath. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure.

COVID-19: No to FAKE NEWS! Mar 19th, 2020

Lack of knowledge may cause anxiety and fear, especially if it involves your health. Here are some facts that we got from CDC about COVID-19.

Get Ahead Of Your Chronic Pain (Spinal Cord Stimulation) Mar 17th, 2020

If you are currently experiencing chronic pain and have had little success with other therapies, Spinal Cord Stimulation may be an option for you. What is Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS)? Only a doctor or pain management specialist can determine if a patient is a candidate for SCS. Typically, a good...

Spinal Fractures and Balloon Kyphoplasty Treatment Mar 13th, 2020

Am I at risk for a compression fracture? Do you have sudden onset, sharp back pain that has lasted longer than 3 days? Are you over 50 or postmenopausal? Have you ever been diagnosed with osteoporosis or low bone mineral density? Have you noticed a difference in spinal mobility, postural...

Back to School - Backpack Safety. Jul 9th, 2019

I know, I know... it's just midsummer and it feels like the kids just started summer vacation! But kids will be back in school before you know it, which means back to school shopping. As you scan the school supply list, chances are that the kids will need a backpack....

New Provider - Kevin Dunivan, DNP May 26th, 2019

Please help us welcome a new provider to our practice: Kevin Dunivan, DNP Kevin Dunivan is a licensed Nurse Practitioner. He earned his undergraduate degree from Virginia Commonwealth University with a Bachelor’s of Science in nursing. He went on to gain both his Masters of Science in Nursing with a...

New Provider - Lisa Hall, PA-C Jan 24th, 2019

Please help us welcome a new provider to our practice: Lisa Hall, PA-C. Lisa Hall is a certified physician assistant. She earned her undergraduate degree at the University of Virginia where she majored in Biology and Spanish. She went to James Madison University to get her Master’s degree in Physician...

Important Announcement: Technical Issue with Phone System. Nov 8th, 2018

Dear Patients, We were recently made aware of a technical issue concerning our phone system. This glitch caused messages left on our medical staff voicemail to be forwarded to an unknown mailbox that we were just recently able to access. We apologize for this issue, and any breakdown in communication...

Hurricane Preparedness Sep 13th, 2018

With Hurricane Florence looming on the horizon and the uncertainty of the path it will take, it is always good to have a plan and make sure that your family is ready. Prepare for the worst and hope for the best. Here are some helpful resources and checklists that can...

Office Closed Labor Day Sep 3rd, 2018

Our office will be closed today in observance of Labor Day. We will reopen for regular business hours tomorrow. Have a safe and happy holiday and thank you for your understanding!

Office Closed Memorial Day May 25th, 2018

Please be advised that our office will be closed on Monday, May 28th in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. Our office will reopen on Tuesday, May 29th for regular business hours. If you should have any questions please call our office and our staff would be happy to assist...

It's that time of year... Flu Season. Jan 29th, 2018

Do you have fever, aches, chills, tiredness, dry cough, sore throat, and/or nasal congestion? Then you might have contracted influenza or the Flu. With an especially nasty strain of flu going around this year, we ask that if you have been diagnosed with flu or have been experiencing any of...

New Years Office Closings Dec 28th, 2017

Just a Reminder: Our office will be closed on January 1st for the New Year's Day. Thank you to all of our patients for another wonderful year! Happy New Year!

Christmas Office Closing Dec 22nd, 2017

Wishing you and yours a Happy Holiday Season! Thank you for another amazing year here at Richmond Spine Interventions and Pain Center. Just a reminder! Our office will be closed December 25th for the Christmas Holiday. Thank you for understanding! Our Providers and Staff would like to wish you a...

Thanksgiving Office Closings Nov 17th, 2017

Thank you to all our patient's, family and friends for another wonderful year here at Richmond Spine Interventions and Pain Center. We would like to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving from our Providers and Staff. Just a Reminder that our office will be closed on November 23rd for the Thanksgiving...

Patient Portal Nov 16th, 2017

There are a lot of questions regarding the patient portal and how it can help our patients. The patient portal is a tool that can help you communicate with our staff and cut out the hold time you might encounter on the phone. You can also view your medical records...

Disc Degeneration and Pain Sep 13th, 2017

You've experienced back and/or leg pain that's been bothering you now for a month or more. You go to your doctor, and after he/she exams you, they send you for an MRI of your lumbar spine. After completing this study, you return to their office and are told you that...

Spinal Stenosis: What is it? Sep 13th, 2017

You've experienced back and/or leg pain that's been bothering you now for a month or more. You go to your doctor, and after he/she exams you, they send you for an MRI of your lumbar spine. After completing this study, you return to their office and are told you that...

What is Spondylosis? Sep 13th, 2017

What is it? Definitions Merriam-Webster Dictionary Definition: Any of various degenerative diseases of the spine. thefreedictionary.com: Degeneration of the spinal column, especially a fusion and immobilization of the vertebral bones. The term is used by many medical professionals as a synonym for spinal osteoarthritis and more specifically, for spondyloarthropathy. In...