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Volume 2012, Article ID 585806, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/585806
Clinical Study

The Role of Thoracic Medial Branch Blocks in Managing Chronic Mid and Upper Back Pain: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Active-Control Trial with a 2-Year Followup

1Pain Management Center of Paducah, 2831 Lone Oak Road, Paducah, KY 42003, USA
2EMP, Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
3Spine Pain Diagnostics Associates, Niagara, WI 54151, USA
4Mid Atlantic Spine and Pain Physicians of Newark, DE 19702, USA
5Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, School of Medical, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
6Psychological Services, Pain Management Center of Paducah, Paducah, KY 42003, USA

Received 12 March 2012; Accepted 27 May 2012

Academic Editor: Sukdeb Datta

Copyright © 2012 Laxmaiah Manchikanti et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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