Another pain management
option offered at Center for Advanced Pain Management and Rehabilitation, LLC is selective nerve root block (SNRB). As with facet injections, these injections can be used to either diagnose a condition or provide relief for back pain, leg pain, and other pain caused by irritated spinal nerves.
How Selective Nerve Root Block Works
The difference between SNRB and a typical epidural injection is that epidurals target a relatively large area around your spinal cord, while SNRB can give more detailed information when diagnosing sources of back pain. SNRB can also reduce the area of your body affected by medication.
As with our other injections, the physician will place the needle with X-ray guidance to target compressed or irritated nerves in the following areas: neck (cervical spine), upper back (thoracic spine), or lower back (lumbar spine). An anesthetic, anti-inflammatory corticosteroid or a mixture of these medications will be injected into the space surrounding the injection site.
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