Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Some of the procedures offered at Tampa Bay Spine & Injury are:
- Epidural Injections
Numerous spinal conditions, including a lumbar herniated circle, can cause irritation or weight on the nerve finds driving of the spine, bringing about agony, shivering, or deadness along those nerves. A lumbar epidural steroid infusion might be utilized to diminish the irritation around the spinal nerves.
- Selective Spinal Nerve Root Blocks
Another common injection, a selective nerve root block (SNRB), is essentially used to analyze the particular wellspring of nerve root torment and, optionally, for helpful alleviation of low back pain or potentially leg torment. At the point when a nerve root winds up noticeably packed and kindled, it can deliver back and additionally leg pains.
- Lumbar Facet Joint Injections
A lumbar facet joint block requires a local anesthetic injection into the small joints located on each side of each vertebra, in the lower back. Multiple injections may be needed, if there are multiple joints involved.
- Medial Branch Block Injections
A medial branch block is a local anesthetic injection on the medial nerves that supply the facet joints. These facet joints, are part of the bony framework of the spine.
- Radiofrequency Nerve Neurotomy Procedures
A radiofrequency neurotomy is a procedure that is an injection used to treat facet joint pain or sacroiliac joint pain. Generally caused by degenerative changes like arthritis from a particular injury.
- Lumbar Discogram Procedure
Discography (also called a discogram) is an indicative methodology used to decide whether at least one disc are the reason for back discomfort. The methodology includes pressurizing circles by infusing them with a clean fluid to incite pain in the influenced discs.
- Spinal Cord Stimulator Trial Procedures
A spinal cord stimulator (SCS), is a gadget surgically set under your skin to send a small electric current to your spinal cord. A little wire conveys the electric current from a pulse generator to the nerve filaments of the spinal cord.
- Sympathetic Blocks
When a set of nerves, called a plexus or ganglion, causes pain to an organ or body area can be blocked with the injection, called a nerve block.
- Sacroiliac Joint Injections
A sacroiliac joint injection uses a local anesthetic & steroid into the sacroiliac joint. One may experience some temporary pain relief for several hours.
- Piriformis Muscle Injections
A piriformis steroid injection is an injection of a long lasting steroid into thepiriformis muscle of your buttock. This muscle attaches to the side of the sacrum, which is the side, flat bone at the base of your spine just above your tailbone.
If pain is interfering with your daily routine and cannot be managed through conservative therapies, you may seek the advice of an interventional pain management doctor to determine if you are a good candidate for these therapies.
Some common conditions that Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation can help alleviate and treat are:
- Central pain syndromes
- Complex regional pain syndrome (RSD, Causalgia)
- Diabetic/peripheral neuropathy
- Abdominal pain
- Discogenic pain
- Facet joint arthropathy
- Facial pain
- Failed back surgery syndrome
- Herniated (“ruptured”) disc
- Muscle strain
- Osteoarthritis/ autoimmune arthritis
- Pain associated with Auto-Related Injuries
- Pain associated with Work-Related Injuries
- Post herpetic neuralgia & shingles
- Spinal pain (cervical, thoracic, lumbar, sacral)
- Torticollis, Myofacial pain
- Vertebral compression fractures
We are conveniently located in Brandon, Saint Petersburg, and Sarasota, so please call us for an appointment today.