What are Injections for Pain Management?
Injections are used in the treatment of pain. Physicians inject steroids or local anesthetic into the muscle or joints for pain relief. The types of injections include nerve blocks, steroid injections, trigger point, and joint injections.
Types of Injections
- Lumbar Sympathetic Block
- Intercostal Nerve Block
- Medial Branch Nerve Block
- Trigeminal Nerve Block
- Brachial Plexus Block
- Suprascapular Nerve Block
- Epidural Nerve Block
- Stellate Ganglion Nerve Block
- Occipital Nerve Block
- Celiac Plexus Nerve Block
- Facet Joint Nerve Block
- Peripheral Nerve Block
- Hypogastric Plexus Nerve Block
- Illioinguinal Nerve Block
Locations Of Injections
Fibromyalgia is a condition that affects the joints and muscles with chronic, widespread pain.
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a condition that damages the myelin sheath in the central nervous system.
Rheumatoid Arthritis is a chronic disorder affecting the joints that results in painful swelling, bone erosion, and deformity.
Degenerative Disc Disease is the slow deterioration of the spinal discs as the result of aging.
Osteoarthritis is swelling as the result of degenerative arthritis due to aging that can cause tenderness and loss of motion.
Tendonitis is the inflammation of the tendons near the hip joint.
Herpes Zoster (Shingles) are painful blisters on the skin caused by the varicella-zoster virus also known as the chickenpox.
Trigeminal Neuralgia (TGN) is caused by the trigeminal nerve that sends signals from your face to your brain that causes jolts of pain and sensitivity.
Sciatica is leg pain originating in the lower back that travels down to the sciatic nerve in the back of the leg.
Spinal Stenosis is a condition where the spinal cord is compressed by a narrowing spinal column.
Endometriosis is a painful condition in which the inner layer of the uterus grows outside the uterus.
Cancer Symptoms is the presence of a benign or malignant tumor on the spine that can affect nerves causing severe or mild pain.