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Procedures

  • AA and OA Injections

    By on March 2, 2014
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    PROCEDURE: AA and OA Injections NOTE: THESE PROCEDURES OR INJECTIONS SHOULD ONLY BE ADMINISTERED BY AN MD OR DO TRAINED IN INTERVENTIONAL PAIN MEDICINE The AA joints (atlanto-axial joints) and the OA (occipito-atlantus joints) are the uppermost joints in the spine lying just below the head. Either joint can develop arthritis pain due to cartilage damage, trauma, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, or […]
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection

    By on March 2, 2014
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    PROCEDURE: Sacroiliac Joint Injection NOTE: THESE PROCEDURES OR INJECTIONS SHOULD ONLY BE ADMINISTERED BY AN MD OR DO TRAINED IN INTERVENTIONAL PAIN MEDICINE What is it? A procedure involving a diagnostic and therapeutic injection into the sacroiliac or other joint. Anti-inflammatory steroid medication and local anesthetic provide short or long-term pain relief. How it’s performed? Usually using a flouroscope for guidance, a needle […]
  • Trigger Points Injection

    By on March 2, 2014
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    PROCEDURE: Trigger Points Injection NOTE: THESE PROCEDURES OR INJECTIONS SHOULD ONLY BE ADMINISTERED BY AN MD OR DO TRAINED IN INTERVENTIONAL PAIN MEDICINE   Trigger point injection (TPI) may be an option in treating pain for some patients. TPI is a procedure used to treat painful areas of muscle that contain trigger points, or knots of muscle that form when muscles […]
  • Epidural Injections

    By on March 2, 2014
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    PROCEDURE: Epidural Injections NOTE: THESE PROCEDURES OR INJECTIONS SHOULD ONLY BE ADMINISTERED BY AN MD OR DO TRAINED IN INTERVENTIONAL PAIN MEDICINE The spine has many diseases that result in painful inflammation of nerves, ligaments, and discs that may respond to epidural steroid injections. These conditions include disc herniations, spinal stenosis, and arthritis of the spine. Epidural injection provide relief from […]
  • Verterbroplasty

    By on February 26, 2014
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    PROCEDURE: Verterbroplasty NOTE: THESE PROCEDURES OR INJECTIONS SHOULD ONLY BE ADMINISTERED BY AN MD OR DO TRAINED IN INTERVENTIONAL PAIN MEDICINE Vertebral compression fractures of the spine affect more than 700,000 people in the US each year. These fractures result primarily from osteoporosis, and may occur with even minimal trauma such as stepping off a curb, leaning over forward, or picking […]
  • Stellate Ganglion

    By on February 26, 2014
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    PROCEDURE: Stellate Ganglion NOTE: THESE PROCEDURES OR INJECTIONS SHOULD ONLY BE ADMINISTERED BY AN MD OR DO TRAINED IN INTERVENTIONAL PAIN MEDICINE WHAT IS THE STELLATE GANGLION? The sympathetic nervous system is a primitive alternative nervous system that exists in our bodies and usually is outside our conscious control. It controls the amount of blood going through the arteries, the heart […]
  • Spinal Cord Permanent Implantation

    By on February 26, 2014
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    PROCEDURE: Spinal Cord Permanent Implantation NOTE: THESE PROCEDURES OR INJECTIONS SHOULD ONLY BE ADMINISTERED BY AN MD OR DO TRAINED IN INTERVENTIONAL PAIN MEDICINE When chronic pain becomes so severe that all conservative measures have failed to control it including medications, surgery, injections, physical therapy, and alternative health methods, some patients may be candidates for spinal cord stimulator (SCS) implantation. After […]
  • Spinal Cord Stimulator Trial

    By on February 26, 2014
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    PROCEDURE: Spinal Cord  Stimulator Trial NOTE: THESE PROCEDURES OR INJECTIONS SHOULD ONLY BE ADMINISTERED BY AN MD OR DO TRAINED IN INTERVENTIONAL PAIN MEDICINE When chronic pain becomes so severe that all conservative measures have failed to control it including medications, surgery, injections, physical therapy, and alternative health methods, some patients may be candidates for spinal cord stimulator (SCS) implantation. The […]
  • Radiofrequency Ablation

    By on February 26, 2014
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    PROCEDURE: Radiofrequency Ablation NOTE: THESE PROCEDURES OR INJECTIONS SHOULD ONLY BE ADMINISTERED BY AN MD OR DO TRAINED IN INTERVENTIONAL PAIN MEDICINE Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy to the Z-Joints (Facets) WHAT IS RADIOFREQUENCY NEUROTOMY OF THE Z-JOINT (FACET) MEDIAL BRANCH NERVES? The Z-joints joints are located in the back of the spine and prevent excessive twisting of the spine. If it has […]
  • Prolotherapy

    By on February 26, 2014
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    PROCEDURE: Prolotherapy NOTE: THESE PROCEDURES OR INJECTIONS SHOULD ONLY BE ADMINISTERED BY AN MD OR DO TRAINED IN INTERVENTIONAL PAIN MEDICINE We are adding content to this section, please come back soon!