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L5-S1 is THE private back medical clinic in Canada. Quick access to a consultation with one of the best back specialists in North America and innovative treatments to relieve your back pain.

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About Our Private Back Medical Clinic

Thanks to the expertise of Dr. Jean-François Roy, one of the best spine surgeons in North America, our clinic offers exclusive services and treatments. Find out what makes us leaders by visiting our About section.

Consultation

Quick access to a consultation for a diagnosic with one of the best back specialists in North America.

Do you suffer from back pain or any other spine-related issue? Do you want to get a consultation with Dr. Jean-François Roy, one of the best back specialists in North America, with minimal delay and no mandatory referral from your family doctor? A visit to our private back medical clinic will give you the opportunity to quickly receive a diagnosis and know the facts about your issue. Furthermore, you will have access to radiological exams and complementary treatments in the same building, if necessary.

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Cryodenervation

A unique treatment through cold for PERMANENT pain relief.

Cryodenervation is a treatment that uses extreme cold in order to freeze and destroy the nerves that transmit pain from the damaged facets. With this intense cold we obtain the irreversible denervation of the facet. Cryodenervation is THE best treatment currently available to treat lumbar or cervical facet syndrome. It has no side effects, is minimally invasive, effective, fast most of all PERMANENT.

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Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Treatment

Injection of platelet-rich plasma to regenerate and repair affected tissues.

This treatment consists in injecting platelet-rich plasma (PRP) into damaged joints, tendons, nerves or discs. PRP is obtained by taking a blood sample from the patient. The sample is then placed in a device that separates its different components. The platelet-rich layer is collected and used for the injection later on. The treatment enables the regeneration and repair of damaged connective tissues.

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Conditions Treated

Lumbago and Back Pain

Do you suffer from back or spinal pain? You probably suffer from lumbago, more commonly known as lower back pain. You are part of 80% of the population that experiences back pain at least once in their lives.

Facet Back Pain

Facet back pain (or lumbar facet syndrome) is the lumbar pathology that is diagnosed in more than 20% of the people who have seen a doctor for back pain. Only specialized doctors can make a precise diagnosis of the type of lower back pain you are suffering from and recommend the best treatment options, including the treatments with permanent results offered at the L5-S1 private back medical clinic.

Discogenic Low Back Pain

Almost 50% of back pain is of the discogenic type, which means that the dorsal discs are involved. Discogenic back pain is the most common cause of back pain. Only a specialized doctor can make a precise diagnosis of the type of low back pain you are suffering from and recommend the best treatment options. The L5-S1 private back medical clinic offers disc regeneration treatments that can postpone or avoid surgery completely.

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Patient Testimonials

François Berthiaume, Québec

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Monique Tremblay, Beloeil

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Alain Laviolette, Montréal

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Lucile Siméon, Trois-Rivières

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FAQ

What does L5-S1 mean?

L5-S1 is the last mobile level of the spine and is its base. It is the disc most often affected in spine or back-related problems.

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Is it mandatory to have a referral from your family doctor to see back specialist Dr Roy at the L5-S1 private back medical clinic?

No, you don’t need to have a referral from your family doctor, also known as a general practitioner, to see the back specialists, Dr. Roy, at the L5-S1 private back medical clinic.

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Blog articles

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Rhizotomy VS Cryodenervation

Lumbago and back pain affect more than 80% of people at some point in their life. For those with chronic symptoms, the treatments available are often temporary solutions to long term symptoms. This is the case with radiofrequency denervation, a procedure that’s also known as rhizotomy. What is rh...

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