Can You Name That Medical Term Ending in algia?

Blackboard with question about medical terminology and algia Which of these medical terms refers to muscle pain including a dull aching sensation in the muscle? Cephalgia Myalgia Neuralgia Arthralgia Answer: B. Myalgia Myalgia is tenderness or pain in the muscles; my/o means muscle; -algia means pain and suffering. …Which of these medical terms refers to muscle pain including a dull aching sensation in the muscle? Cephalgia Myalgia Neuralgia Arthralgia Answer: B. Myalgia Myalgia is tenderness or pain in the muscles; my/o means muscle; -algia means pain and...

Sacral Neuromodulation /Stimulation Procedure Coding

Knowing the correct CPT code for a neurostimulator procedure can be tricky if you don’t know the staged procedures and temporary vs. permanent placement. Follow along and I’ll explain sacral neuromodulation /stimulation coding for this scenario. sacral nerve stimulation test   Question:  A female…Knowing the correct CPT code for a neurostimulator procedure can be tricky if you don’t know the staged procedures and temporary vs. permanent placement. Follow along and I’ll explain sacral neuromodulation /stimulation coding for this scenario.   ...

Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Interstitial Cystitis (With Coding)

In this post, you will learn the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of interstitial cystitis (IC). Also included are some IC-specific ICD-10-CM, CPT, and HCPCS codes.  woman with pain due to interstitial cystitis What Is Interstitial Cystitis? Interstitial cystitis (IC), otherwise known as painful bladder syndrome (PBS),…In this post, you will learn the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of interstitial cystitis (IC). Also included are some IC-specific ICD-10-CM, CPT, and HCPCS codes.  What Is Interstitial Cystitis? Interstitial cystitis (IC), otherwise known as painful...