Treatments we offer

Specialist Pain International Clinic offers the following percutaneous treatments. Contact us today for an appointment.

Epidural Injections (for neck and back pain)

  • Interlaminar (midline) Epidural Steroid injection
  • Transforaminal Epidural Steroid injection
  • Epidural Blood Patch (Low CSF pressure headache)

Selective Nerve Root Injections (for sciatica)

Epiduroscopy/ Spinal Endoscopy (for sciatica related to fibrosis)

Facet joint injections (for neck and back pain)

  • Medial Branch blocks
  • Intra-articular Facet Joint injection

Radiofrequency Ablation / Neurolysis / Denervation (for neck and back pain)

  • Medial Branch Nerves
  • Dorsal Root Ganglion

Pulsed Radiofrequency Interventions (for nerve pain)

Intervertebral Disc Procedures (for slipped disc)

  • Annuloplasty / Biaculoplasty (for discogenic pain)
  • Plasma Disc Decompression / Nucleoplasty
  • Targeted Disc Decompression (TDD)
  • Discography / Discogram

Sympathetic Nerve Blocks (for sympathetically-mediated pain conditions)

  • Stellate Ganglion block (for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome)
  • Celiac Plexus block
  • Lumbar Sympathetic Plexus block (for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome)
  • Superior Hypogastric Plexus block
  • Ganglion Impar block

Sympathetic Nerve Neurolysis / Ablation (for sympathetically-mediated pain conditions)

  • Stellate Ganglion Neurolysis
  • Celiac Plexus Neurolysis
  • Lumbar Plexus Neurolysis
  • Superior Hypogastric Plexus Neurolysis
  • Ganglion Impar Neurolysis

Headaches and Facial Pain

  • Trigeminal Ganglion Radiofrequency Rhizotomy (for trigeminal neuralgia)
  • Sphenopalatine ganglion PRF Injection (for cluster headaches)
  • Migraine Botox Protocol (for migraine)
  • Greater & Third Occipital Nerve Block (for occipital neuralgia)
  • Lateral C1/2 PRF treatment (for cervicogenic headache)

Neuromodulation (Severe intractable pain)

  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Peripheral Nerve Stimulation
  • Sacral Nerve Root Stimulation
  • Intrathecal Medication delivery

Vertebral Interventions for Compression Fractures

  • Vertebroplasty
  • Kyphoplasty

Peripheral Nerve blocks (for nerve pain)

  • Iliohypogastric
  • Ilioinguinal
  • Genitofemoral
  • Intercostal
  • Occipital
  • Supracapular
  • Supratrochlear
  • Supraorbital
  • Pudendal

Joint Injections (for joint pain)

  • Hip
  • Knee
  • Sacroiliac
  • Shoulder

Bursa Injections (Bursitis)

Intravenous Medication

Trigger Point Injections (for muscle pain)

Botox Injections (for muscle pain)

CT / Fluoroscopy/ Ultrasound guided

INSTRUCTIONS FOR ALL PROCEDURE:
Patients Food/Drink Restrictions:

  1. Nothing to eat or drink after midnight if your procedure is scheduled between 7am and noon.
  2. Nothing to eat or drink after 7:00 AM if your procedure is scheduled between noon and 4pm.

Medication Restrictions:

  1. At any time before the procedure, you should take your usual medications with a small sip of water unless specifically asked not to do so by the Pain Clinic staff.
  2. Please contact us two weeks before your appointment if you are diabetic or if you are taking any type of blood thinners, including (but not limited to), plavix, warfarin, ticlopidine, heparin

Arrival Time for Appointment:

Arrive at least 1 hour before your scheduled procedure time.

Driving:

You may not drive the day of the procedure. You must have an escort to drive you home.

Pain:

If you are not experiencing your usual pain on the day of your procedure, please contact us because the procedure may need to be postponed depending on the type of procedure you are having.