Are you having back pain with any of the following?

  • Severe pain, weakness or tingling in your leg(s).
  • Difficulty stopping urination or loss of control of bladder or bowels.
  • Unexplained fever, nausea or vomiting.
  • A history of cancer or unexplained weight loss.

We understand that you are experiencing one or more of the health issues that might be impacting your back pain.

We recommend that you discuss these health issues with your doctor before proceeding with this program.

Once you are cleared by your doctor to do this program, we hope it helps you find relief from your back pain.

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Jeffrey Ye, MD

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Prepare for Your Procedure - Emmi

Topic Tools
Anesthesia What to expect when getting anesthesia for pain during a surgery; covers general, spinal and epidural anesthesia; explains moderate sedation. (20 minutes) Anesthesia for an Adult (Emmi)
Breast Biopsy What to expect before, during and after this procedure to take a sample of breast tissue for testing. Covers risks and benefits, and tips on recovery. (19 minutes) Needle Breast Biopsy for Diagnosis (Emmi)
Breast Biopsy What to expect before, during and after this procedure to take a sample of breast tissue for testing. Covers risks and benefits, and tips on recovery. (23 minutes) Surgical Breast Biopsy for Diagnosis (Emmi)
Breast Cancer Describes treatment options for kidney failure. Covers the risks and benefits of treatments and things to think about. (57 minutes) Surgical Treatment Options for Ductal Carcinoma in SITU (DCIS) (Emmi)
Breast Cancer Gives general overview of treatment options for early-stage invasive breast cancer. Covers personal concerns to think about when making treatment decisions. (36 minutes) Treatment Options for Early Stage, Invasive Breast Cancer (Emmi)
Breast Surgery What to expect before, during and after surgery to augment breast size with saline implants. Covers risks and benefits, and tips on recovery. (30 minutes) Breast Augmentation, Saline-Filled Implants (Emmi)
Breast Surgery What to expect before, during and after surgery to augment breast size with gel implants. Covers risks and benefits, and tips on recovery. (30 minutes) Breast Augmentation, Silicone Gel-Filled Implants (Emmi)
Breast Surgery Overview of options for breast reconstruction after a mastectomy, including using your own tissue or implants. Covers risk and benefits of options. (20 minutes) Breast Reconstruction (Emmi)
Breast Surgery What to expect before, during and after surgery to reduce breast size. Covers risks and benefits, and tips on recovery. (30 minutes) Breast Reduction (Emmi)
Breast Surgery What to expect before, during and after surgery to treat breast cancer by removing the cancerous growth. Covers risks and benefits, and tips on recovery. (25 minutes) Lumpectomy (Emmi)
Breast Surgery What to expect before, during and after surgery to remove breast tissue. Covers risks and benefits, and tips on recovery. (25 minutes) Mastectomy (Emmi)
Cancer - Prevention What to expect before and during a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan. MRI takes pictures of the inside of your body without using radiation. (Emmi) (16 min) Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) (Emmi)
Cancer Treatment Covers the basics of getting chemotherapy to treat cancer, including life during treatment, side effects, and common concerns. (25 minutes) Chemotherapy (Emmi)
Cancer Treatment Covers the basics of getting external-beam radiation therapy, including life during treatment and side effects. (25 minutes) Radiation Therapy (Emmi)
Medications What to expect when taking Warfarin (Coumadin), a medication to prevent blood clots. How to manage and monitor your medication and what can affect your dosage level. (25 mins) Taking Warfarin (Coumadin®) (Emmi)
Parathyroid Surgery What to expect before, during and after this surgery to remove your parathyroid gland(s). Covers risks and benefits, and tips on recovery. (25 minutes) Parathyroidectomy (Emmi)
Thyroid Surgery What to expect before, during and after surgery to remove the thyroid gland. Covers risks and benefits, and tips on recovery. (20 minutes) Thyroidectomy (Emmi)
Venous Access Port What to expect before, during and after this procedure to make it easier to get medicine into your body. Covers risks and benefits, and tips on recovery. (20 minutes) Jugular Venous Access Port (Emmi)
Venous Access Port What to expect before, during and after surgery to implant a small entry point near the collarbone for putting medicine into your bloodstream. Covers risks and benefits, and tips on recovery. (20 minutes) Subclavian Venous Access Port (Emmi)
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