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Epidural injections for relief of chronic back and neck pain have been performed by physicians for generations. It has evolved, the way so many procedures have, to become more specific and diagnostic as well as continuing to serve its therapeutic value to the patient. Current practice of epidural injections is performed using fluoroscopic guidance to ensure correct needle placement during the procedure. Continue Reading
Facet blocks for relief of chronic back and neck pain has been performed by physicians for many years.It has evolved the way so many procedures have to become more specific and diagnostic as well as still serving its therapeutic value to the patient.Current thinking dictates that facet blockss should be performed using fluoroscopic guidance to ensure correct needle placement during the procedure. Continue Reading
Radiofrequency technology has been around for approximately 30 years. The science involves the transmission of electric energy applied to nerves that are transmitting painful signals towards the brain and spinal cord where they are perceived. The result is a disruption in the nerve’s ability to transmit painful stimuli. Continue Reading
Nerve block is a generic term for when a procedure is done that reduces or halts the transmission of impulses along a particular nerve. It can encompass individual nerve or extend to involve entire groups of nerve, such as the brachial plexus the controls function to the entire upper extremity. Continue Reading