Injections for pain relief can be more effective than an oral medication because they deliver medication directly to the anatomical location that is generating pain.
Is an injection into the epidural space, which is the area that surrounds the spinal cord and the nerves exiting.
Is an injection directly into a specific, targeted nerve root of the spine to help identify the source of the pain symptoms.
Is an injection into the facet joints, which are joints that connect the vertebrae; what helps guide your spine when you move.
Is an injection of medication or viscosupplement into a shoulder, hip, knee or other joint.
Is a procedure that is designed to interrupt the pain signals being carried by the medial branch nerves.
Is a procedure used to reduce pain. An electrical current produced by a radio wave is used to heat up a small area.
Is an injection of a long lasting steroid medication into the carpal tunnel space to help reduce the inflammation.
Is an injection into the nerve that lies under the rib in the intercostal space, which is the area between the ribs.
Is an injection of a local anesthetic into a group of nerves called the ganglion impar. These nerve cells are located in front of the sacrum/coccyx joint.
Is a procedure that uses electrical current to treat chronic pain. A small pulse generator sends pulses to the spinal cord.
Is a procedure used to treat painful areas of muscle that contain trigger points, or knots of muscle that form when muscles do not relax.
Also called a sacroiliac joint block, is primarily used either to diagnose or treat low back pain or treat low back pain and/or sciatica pain.
This procedure is used to relieve the pain in the lower extremities due to reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD), which experts believe occurs as a result of dysfunction in the central or peripheral nervous systems.
Is an injection of local anesthetic in the sympathetic nerve tissue of the neck. These nerves are a part of the sympathetic nervous system. The nerves are located on either side of the voice box, in the neck.