This procedure temporarily disrupts the nerves of the celiac plexus. These nerves branch away from your spine. They connect to the organs in your abdomen. Pain signals caused by conditions such as pancreatitis or pancreatic cancer travel through these nerves on the way to your brain. A celiac plexus block delivered by The Physicians can help to relieve your pain.
This outpatient procedure is an injection of anesthetic to the genicular nerves. These are the sensory nerves that transmit pain signals from the knee to the brain. Anesthetizing these nerves can disrupt the pain signals caused by degeneration of the knee. A genicular nerve block can provide temporary pain relief. It may help determine if a patient is a candidate for genicular nerve ablation, which can provide long-term relief using a permanent nerve block for knee pain.
An Intercostal nerve block is an injection of medication into the chest area to relieve pain caused by a herpes zoster infection (“shingles”) or a surgical incision. A steroid medication and local anesthetic are injected into the Intercostal nerves, located under each rib, and can help reduce inflammation and alleviate pain.
This procedure is an injection that numbs branches of nerves in your lower back. It helps doctors find and treat a number of problems linked to these nerves. Most patients require a series of injections to treat a problem area, which The Physicians will administer over a period of time. Learn more about how The Physicians can help below.
This is an injection of numbing medicine that bathes the medial branch nerves. These nerves are attached to the facet joints of the spine. Disease or injury of these joints can cause pain in the medial branch nerves. This pain may travel through the neck, shoulders, upper back and head. A medial branch block can help your physician find the source of your pain. It may also provide temporary pain relief.
A stellate ganglion sympathetic nerve block is an injection that numbs branches of nerves in your neck. The expert team at The Physicians Spine & Rehabilitation Specialists frequently use stellate ganglion nerve blocks to find and treat a number of problems linked to the nerves. Treatment may require a series of injections, which can be performed over a period of time by our experienced physicians.