Treatment Options:

Nerve Blocks

What are Nerve Blocks?

Simply put a nerve block is an injection that is designed to minimize your inflammation or to deactivate the pain signals that are carried along a specific nerve or a specific group of nerves. Live x-ray guidance is often used to help the doctor provide the injection in the right location to give you maximum pain relief.”]A nerve block serves three beneficial purposes.

  • First, they may give the damaged nerve time to heal
  • Second, they give you temporary relief from your pain
  • Third, they help your doctor identify the specific cause of your pain