SIJ Radiofrequency Ablation

An SIJ Radiofrequency Ablation is an outpatient procedure used to relieve pain in the sacroiliac joint. The procedure uses an electric current to heat up a small area of nerves. This stops the nerves from sending pain signals to the brain. During the procedure, the patient will lie on a procedure table while an assistant cleans the area where the ...

Sympathetic Block

A sympathetic block is a pain management procedure that helps to control chronic pain. The sympathetic nervous system is a series of nerves that spreads through the body to help control several involuntary body functions like blood flow, digestion, and sweating. The procedure can also be used to diagnose pain brought on because of issues with the sympathetic nerve system. ...

Radiofrequency Ablation

A radiofrequency ablation is a pain management, outpatient procedure. It is an effective way to treat some forms of pain including chronic lower back pain, neck pain, and arthritis pain. During the procedure, the physician uses an electric current to heat up a small area of nerve tissue. This stops the nerves from sending pain signals to the brain. The ...

Provocative Discography

Provocative discography is an imaging-guided procedure that is used for diagnostic purposes on individuals whose painful symptoms cannot be explained by any other imaging modalities. A provocative discography is helpful to determine the cause and location of a patient's back pain. It is still the only imaging technique that provides both anatomical and functional information about a diseased disc. How ...

Leg Pain

Leg pain can develop because of many different reasons. The pain can be constant or intermittent, develop suddenly or gradually, and affect the entire leg or just a specific area. Leg pain can affect your day-to-day life by making it difficult for you to get around. The pain is a different experience for everyone, but there are common symptoms. Some ...

Joint Injection

A joint injection is an outpatient procedure that is used to treat inflamed joints. The injection can be used to treat conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, gout, tendinitis, bursitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, and osteoarthritis. During the procedure, the patient will lie on the procedure table while an assistant cleans that area where the injection will be. The area will ...

Facet Joint Injection

A facet joint injection is an outpatient procedure that usually takes about 30 minutes to complete. A facet joint is the space where two facets meet on each side of the vertebrae. The pain from the facet joint occurs when one or more facet joints become irritated and swollen. During the procedure, the patient will lie on the procedure table ...

Pinched Nerve

A pinched nerve occurs when a great deal of pressure is put on a nerve. The pressure can come from bones, muscles, or tendons and causes the nerve functions to become disrupted. A pinched nerve can occur anywhere in the body. The multiple symptoms include: Sharp, aching, or burning pain Tingling (pain & needles sensation) Numbness Weakness Affected body part ...

Knee Pain

Knee pain is a common issue that affects people of all ages. It can occur from an immediate injury, overuse, or a medical condition. Most types of knee pain are minor but in severe cases it can be extremely painful and require surgery. The most common signs and symptoms include: swelling, stiffness, redness, warmth, weakness, popping or crunching noises, and ...

Joint Pain

The joints in our bodies provide support and help our bodies to move. When there is damage to the joints it can not only reduce mobility, but also cause intense pain. The pain can range from mild to severe and has a variety of causes. The most common symptoms of joint pain include: pain, stiffness, swelling, crepitus, osteophytes, and fatigue. ...