Injection Procedures

 

We offer the following office based injection procedures:

  • Epidural Seroid Injections: Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbar
  • Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet joint injections
  • Facet Medial Branch Nerve Blocks
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injections
  • Radiofrequency Ablation Procedures
  • Peripheral Nerve Blocks
  • Ultrasound Guided Joint Injections (Knee, Shoulder, Hip, Ankle and others)
  • Tendon and Bursal Injections
  • Sympathetic Ganglion Blocks (Stellate, Sphenopalatine, Celiac Plexus, Lumbar Sympathetic, Superior Hypogastric, Ganglion Impar, etc)
  • Atlanto-Axial Joint Injections for intractable Headaches
  • IV Ketamine Infusions for severe fibromyalgia and status migrainicus
  • Celiac Plexus Block

    This procedure is performed to diagnose and reduce abdominal pain caused by conditions such as cancer or pancreatitis. An injection is used to block the nerves serving the abdomen. An intravenous (IV) line may be used to administer medication to relax the patient."

    Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection

    his injection relieves pain in the neck, shoulders, and arms caused by a pinched nerve (or nerves) in the cervical spine. Conditions such as herniated discs, spinal stenosis, or radiculopathy can compress nerves, causing inflammation and pain.

    Cervical Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection

    This injection procedure is performed to relieve neck, shoulder and arm pain related to compression of a nerve root in the cervical spine.

    Stellate Ganglion Block

    This injection can both diagnose and treat pain coming from the sympathetic nerves. It is a common treatment for shingles and complex regional pain syndromes affecting the head, face, neck, or arms.

    Facet Joint Injections

    The facet joints, found on both sides of the back of the spine, can become painfully irritated or inflamed. A facet joint injection may help diagnose the source of a patient's pain.

    Lumbar Sympathetic Block

    This procedure is performed to relieve leg pain caused by complex regional pain syndromes, which may develop after an injury to a joint or limb.

    Lumbar Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection

    This outpatient procedure is an injection of a steroid-anesthetic medication. The medication can reduce swelling and inflammation of irritated spinal nerves.

    Thoracic Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection

    This injection procedure relieves pain in the upper back, ribs, and abdomen caused by a pinched nerve (or nerves) in the thoracic spine.

    Sacroiliac Joint Steroid Injection

    This injection procedure is performed to relieve pain caused by arthritis in the sacroiliac joint where the spine and hip bone meet. The steroid medication can reduce swelling and inflammation in the joint.

    Injection Procedures

     

    Some of the Injection Procedures we offer:

    Celiac Plexus Block

    This procedure is performed to diagnose and reduce abdominal pain caused by conditions such as cancer or pancreatitis. An injection is used to block the nerves serving the abdomen. An intravenous (IV) line may be used to administer medication to relax the patient."