Dr. Villanova has twenty years of experience in allopathic (Western) medicine, 15 years with acupuncture and 5 with Chinese Herbal Medicine. With a special interest in sports and pain medicine, her past position as Associate Medical Director of a sports medicine clinic provided her deep experience diagnosing and treating low back pain.
Your low back pain evaluation with Dr. Villanova begins with a very in-depth history and physical examination. If radiologic or other studies are ordered, Dr. Villanova will thoroughly explain the results to you. Together, you and Dr. Villanova will determine the most beneficial treatment plan.
Low Back Pain Treatment Options
- Chinese Herbal Medicine
- Trigger Point Therapy
- Gua Sha – gentle abrasion
- Conventional or Western Medical Treatment