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Fast Technique

Fasciotomy and Surgical Tenotomy The innovative FAST™ Technique— Fasciotomy and Surgical Tenotomy—is a gentle method for percutaneous cutting and removal of tissue and restoration of natural tendon and soft tissue function. The FAST Technique utilizing the  TX1™ Tissue Removal System can …

Celiac Plexus Block

Abdominal pain from tumors of the pancreas, liver and stomach can often be treated by blocking the bundle of nerves that supply the upper abdomen, called the celiac plexus. To block the nerves, an anesthetic is injected on both sides …

Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection

Cervical epidural steroid injections are a frequently used treatment for neck and head chronic pain syndromes. Chronic neck pain and cervical radiculitis are the most commonly treated condition with Cervical epidural steroid injections. Headaches and cervical spinal stenosis may also …

Cervical Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection

Nerve root in the cervical spine sometimes becomes compressed, resulting in neck, arm and shoulder pain. A Cervical Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection can be a viable option to relieve pain associated with this nerve irritation. At the beginning of the …

Discography

Discography is a diagnostic tool used to determine whether certain discs of the spine are the source of a patient’s neck or back pain. Low back pain affects approximately 80% of the general population at least sometime during their lifetime. …

Facet Joint Injections

Facet injections are a minimally invasive nonsurgical treatment that is used as treatment for many different causes of neck and back pain. It works by reducing the inflammation and irritation in the facet joints of the spine that is causing you …

Intrathecal Pump Trial

Intrathecal medication are used in patients who have failed all other conservative treatments and are not a candidate for surgery. Small doses of narcotic with or without non-narcotic medication is infused into the spinal fluid surrounding the spinal cord to interrupt …

Joint Injections

The sacroiliac joint is supported by many muscle groups and ligaments that are richly innervated by free nerve endings and spinal nerve roots. When there is inflammation to the sacroiliac joint, the abundance of nerves become irritated and patients experience …

Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection

Lumbar epidural steroid injections are a common procedure performed to alleviate low back pain and shooting leg pain. It involves a needle injection into the middle of the low back. This procedure is performed on an outpatient basis in a …

Lumbar Sympathetic Nerve Block

The Lumbar Sympathetic Nerve Block is a procedure used to block or decrease pain in the lower extremities caused by injury or disease of the sympathetic nervous system. The lumbar sympathetic nerves are located on either side of the lumbar …

Lumbar Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection

A transforaminal epidural steroid injection is the injection of steroid into the opening at the side of the spine where the nerve root exits. This opening is known as the foramen. There is a small sleeve of the epidural space …

Lumbar Radiofrequency Neurotomy

Lumbar Radiofrequency Neurotomy also called radiofrequency (RF) rhizotomy, this procedure reduces or stops pain in the spinal facets. A slight electric current is used to cauterize the nerves innervating the painful facet joints. This quick, minimally invasive procedure is usually …

Medication Management

Our pain doctors have a number of tools they can use to help patients manage, and sometimes eliminate pain. These tools include a number of specialized, minimally-invasive procedures; exercise, physical therapy, and occupational therapy as well as medications. Medications used …

Medial Branch Block

Medial Branch Blocks are a minimally invasive non-surgical treatment that are used for arthritis related neck and back pain. This pain management technique works by reducing the inflammation and irritation in the facet joints of the spine that is causing your …

MILD Procedure

The mild procedure also know as Minimally Invasive Lumbar Decompression is a new, minimally invasive approach to reduce pain and improve mobility in lumbar spinal stenosis patients. Thousands of patients have been treated by mild procedure, which is enabled by an innovative new technology and can …

Nerve Destruction Procedures

A nerve destructive procedure is essentially any technique that damages a nerve so that it can no longer function. There are several different methods used to damage a nerve, including thermal(heat or cold), electrical, chemical, and surgical. To treat cancer …

Radio frequency Denervation

Radiofrequency denervation is a procedure where a needle sized probe is inserted through a puncture in the skin and positioned on the nerve supply to a facet joint. The probe has an electrode on its tip that is connected to …

Sacroiliac Joint Injection

A sacroiliac joint injection is an injection of local anesthetic and a steroid medication into the sacroiliac joint. Due to the numbing medicine used during this procedure, you may experience temporary pain relief afterwards that may last several hours. Once …

Soft Tissue Injections

Soft tissue injections are the part of everyday therapeutic protocols utilized in our clinic for pain and inflammation control. Corticosteroids combined with anesthetics / pain killers are the most common drugs used for soft tissue injections. By delivering an anti-inflammatory …

Spinal Chord Stimulator Trial

Spinal cord stimulation uses low voltage stimulation of the spinal nerves to block the feeling of pain. It helps you to better manage your pain and potentially decrease the amount of pain medication. It may be an option if you …

Stellate Ganglion Block

A stellate ganglion block is the injection of a small amount of local anesthetic and steroid near a group of nerves in the neck area. The stellate ganglion is made up of the fused portion of the seventh cervical and …

Trigger Point Injections

Trigger point injections are used where bundles of muscle fibers become tight, knotted and unable to relax. They can occur as a result of injury, spinal or skeletal abnormality or poor biomechanics. Treatment to relieve trigger points include targeted trigger …