Interventional Pain Management
Treatment Modalities Offered
Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injections
These injections are a common treatment option for many forms of low back pain and leg pain. Epidural injections (in all areas of the spine): the use of anesthetic and steroid medications injected into the epidural space with the guidance of xray to relieve pain or diagnose a specific condition.
Cervical Epidural Steroid Injections
Common indications for CESI include neck pain, headaches, herniated discs, degenerate disc disease, radiculopathy or radiculitis, and spinal stenosis. Local anesthetic and steroid medications are injected into the epidural space with the guidance of xray to relieve pain or diagnose a specific condition.
Nerve, Root, and Medial Branch Blocks
Injections done to determine if a specific spinal nerve root is the source of pain. This procedure is a diagnostic block in which local anesthetic is utilized with steroids. This block is often used to reduce inflammation and pain.
Facet Joint Injections
An injection used to determine if the facet joints are the source of pain. These injections can also provide pain relief.
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