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TRANSVERSUS ABDOMINIS PLANE BLOCK

TRANSVERSUS ABDOMINIS PLANE BLOCK Nerve Blocks & Injections Nerves in the body called a plexus or ganglions, can cause pain. This pain can be “turned off” by using a specific type of injection that blocks the pain signals from reaching the brain and this is known as a nerve block. Nerve block injections are very common and are used to treat chronic pain when medications or other treatments prove to be ineffective or cause negative side effects. They allow for a damaged nerve proper time to heal, provide...

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TRANSFORAMINAL EPIDURAL STEROID INJECTION

TRANSFORAMINAL EPIDURAL STEROID INJECTION Epidural Injections Injection of an anesthetic substance into the epidural space of the spinal cord. The injection may consist of steroids that intercept the production of painful inflammatory substances and/or a lidocaine or saline solution to help get rid of inflammatory proteins around the affected area. This is a common nonsurgical treatment option to alleviate pain caused by lumbar disc herniation, degenerative disc disease and lumbar spinal stenosis. The...

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TOTAL JOINT REPLACEMENT

TOTAL JOINT REPLACEMENT Total Joint Replacement In this minimally-invasive surgery, damaged or worn joint surfaces are removed and replaced with artificial joint components, which are then cemented and screwed into place. Surgery only uses small incisions, so the surrounding tissues are not disturbed unless it is unavoidable. Not all patients are considered good candidates for this minimally-invasive procedure, but your surgeon will discuss all your options with you. Uses Total replacement of the hip, knee, or...

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TOTAL ANKLE REPLACEMENT

TOTAL ANKLE REPLACEMENT Total Ankle Replacement Also known as total ankle arthroplasty, this surgical procedure is used by foot and ankle orthopedic surgeons to treat ankle arthritis. Arthritic changes may be a result of normal wear and tear due to aging or from an injury such as a broken ankle or dislocation. Arthritis eventually leads to loss of cartilage, pain, and/or deformity. In this procedure, the ankle joint is removed and replaced with an artificial implant. The goal of ankle replacement is to provide...

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SYMPATHETIC INJECTIONS

SYMPATHETIC INJECTIONS Nerve Blocks & Injections Nerves in the body called a plexus or ganglions, can cause pain. This pain can be “turned off” by using a specific type of injection that blocks the pain signals from reaching the brain and this is known as a nerve block. Nerve block injections are very common and are used to treat chronic pain when medications or other treatments prove to be ineffective or cause negative side effects. They allow for a damaged nerve proper time to heal, provide temporary pain...

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