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  • This pain management procedure is used to relieve low back, radiating leg pain and coccydynia. The steroids can reduce the swelling and inflammation caused by stenosis, radiculopathy, sciatica and herniated discs. During the caudal steroid injection a patient lays face down and a cushion is placed under the stomach to arch the back and for […]

  • Celiac Plexus Block is used to diagnose and relieve abdominal pain caused by cancer or pancreatitis. The injection blocks the nerves serving the abdominal. The intravenous anesthetic could be used to relax the patient Local anesthetic is used to numb the skin and tissue down to the celiac plexus. A physician uses fluoroscope and contrast […]

  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection is used to relieve pain in the neck, shoulders, and arms caused by pinched nerve as a result of herniated discs, spinal stenosis or radiculopathy. The medication injected can decrease swelling and inflammation. During the procedure the patient lies face down. The intravenous anesthetic could be used to relax the patient. […]

  • In Decompresive Discectomy a small needle and a probe are used to reduce intervertebral disk protrusion and quickly eliminate pain in most of the patients. Decompresive Discectomy may be done on an outpatient basis using relaxants and local anesthetics. After numbing the skin and underlying tissue with local anesthetics, the needle, called catheter, is inserted […]

  • Discography is a provocative diagnostic procedure which used to determine if back pain is caused by one or more disks. The procedure involves suspicious disk, one disk above, one below and one healthy disk with an injection of sterile liquid to induce pain or pressure in those disks. During the procedure the patient lies on […]

  • Facet Joint Injection is provided to confirm that the facet joints cause the pain and to relief the back or neck pain and inflammation. Each vertebra in the spine is connected by two facet joints. A local anesthetic numbs the skin and tissue down to facet joint. Physician uses fluoroscope and contrast solution to confirm […]

  • Femoral Nerve Block is used to block pain in thigh or knee after several surgeries. The femoral nerve is blocked to prevent pain signals to reach the brain. The physician places needle close to femoral nerve and injects a mixture of anesthetic medicine to block pain signals. FEMORAL NERVE BLOCK SIDE EFFECTS: Common side effects […]

  • Intradiscal Thermal Therapy is used to reduce the low back pain caused by diseased or herniated discs. Usually Intradiscal Thermal Therapy is provided on an outpatient basis. To relax the patient and reduce discomfort local anesthetic and sedative analgetics are used. When proper disc is found, the physician uses fluoroscope to place a needle into […]

  • Intrathecal Pump Implant is performed to relief chronic pain. The pump is used for patients for whom conservative methods of treatment have failed to help and surgery is not likely to help. The intrathecal pump system consists of three parts: receiver, external controller and catheter. The pump sends small portions of medicine directly to intrathecal […]

  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection is the most often used epidural steroid injection. It provides such significant effect that was called “White Magic”. This injection is used since 1950 and a wealth of experience was collected. Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection is used to relief low back and radiating leg pain. The steroid medication can reduce the […]

  • Lumbar Radiofrequency Neurotomy, which is also called radiofrequency rhizotomy, is used to reduce or eliminate pain in spinal facets. Pain signals travel through medial nerve branches. Light electrical discharge is used to cut off the nerve, which innervates painful facet joint. Lumbar Radiofrequency Neurotomy is short, minimally invasive procedure helding under local anesthesia. A tube-like […]

  • Sympathetic nerves bring to the brain pain impulses. Lumbar Sympathetic Block is carried out to eliminate leg pains, caused by complex regional pain syndrome, which can arise as a result of joint or limb damage. Generally we have to make a series of such injections to solve the problem completely. During Lumbar Sympathetic Block patient […]

  • Lumbar Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection is carried out to remove pain in the lower part of the back as well as pain radiating down the leg. Steroid medication reduces swelling and inflammation, caused by spinal channel narrowing, radiculopathy, sciatica and vertebral disk protrusion. In some cases it is necessary to repeat Lumbar Transforaminal Epidural Steroid […]

  • Disc hernia can cause a pain when nerve or spinal cord is pinched. Percutaneous Disc Nucleoplasty is performed to reduce a herniated disc pressure and provides quick relief for most patients. It uses a small needle and modern radiofrequency technology. Percutaneous Disc Nucleoplasty is performed on outpatient basis and uses relaxing medication as well as […]

  • Peripheral nerve block is an injection of a local anesthetic or a steroid medication into or near a peripheral nerve to prevent pain signals to reach the brain. This pain management procedure can help those who suffer from: neck pain ,low back pain, sciatica resulting from herniated discs, lumbar canal stenosis, complex regional pain syndrome […]

  • RACZ caudal neurolysis is carried out to eliminate pain in the lower part of the back as well as pain radiating down the legs, which are most frequently caused by scarring after prior surgeries. Medications used in RACZ caudal neurolysis reduce swelling and scar tissue, which cause nerve pinching. During RACZ caudal neurolysis the patient […]

  • Sacroiliac Joint Steroid Injection is carried out to eliminate pain, caused by sacroiliac articulation (a joint which connects spine and thigh-bone) arthritis. Steroid medication can decrease swelling and inflammation. During this procedure patient lies face down with a soft pad under the stomach for a better comfort and to help to relax the spine. A […]

  • Spinal cord stimulator is used to eliminate pain in the lower back in sciatic nerve. It uses electrical impulses which prevent pain signals from reaching the brain. Usually Spinal cord stimulator is used for patients, for whom conservative treatment was found to be ineffective and surgery also will not help. Using local anesthetics with the […]

  • This pain management procedure is used to diagnose or/and treat pain, that comes from sympathetic nerves. Stellate Ganglion Block is a treatment for Complex Regional Pan Syndromes and for shingles that can affect your head, face, neck and arms. Usually a series of such injections is needed to get long pain relief. During the procedure […]

  • Trigger point injection is used to treat extremely painful areas of muscle. Normal muscle contracts and relaxes when it is active. A trigger point is a knot or tight band of muscle that can be felt under the skin and forms when muscle fails to relax. The trigger point can irritate surrounding nerves and cause […]

  • Vertebroplasty is a minimally invasive method of treating spine fractures, caused by osteoporosis or cancer, which was developed for fast elimination of back pain and to help prevent ongoing weakening of the spine. By stabilizing the fracture, vertebroplasty removes the pain and restores quality of life. After local anesthetics is administered a small tube is […]