Interventional Pain Therapy

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Interventional Pain Management is a medical subspecialty which treats pain with interventions. Like other pain management treatments, Interventional Pain Management can help you manage your pain. It uses techniques, such as injections and radiofrequency, to directly address the source of pain. Some conditions interventional pain management techniques commonly treat include:
  • Chronic headaches
  • Low back pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Cancer Pain
  • Knee Pain
  • Foot Pain
  • Hip Pain
  • Leg Pain
  • CRPS
  • Neuropathies such as: painful diabetic neuropathy, sensory neuropathies, radiculopathies, cancer treatment related to neuropathic pain, chemotherapy induced neuropathic pain, radiation induced neuropathic pain, spinal metastasis, peripheral nerve injuries, ulnar/radial/sciatic nerve, chronic headache, facial pain, trigeminal neuralgia, occipital neuralgia, facetogenic pain, discogenic pain

Interventional Pain Management techniques can play a part in a multi-disciplinary approach to relieve pain and other symptoms. A range of therapies are available including;

  • Nerve blocks
    Joint blocks including; facet joint blocks, medial branch nerve block, radiofrequency neurotomies(RFA), neuromodulation such as spinal cord stimulation, DRG stim, IT pump, peripheral nerve (field) stimulation, kyphoplasty, vertebroplasty
  • Ketamine and lignocaine infusions
  • Opioid management, detox
  • Ultrasound guided pain interventions