Facet Joint Injections


Facet Joint Injections It is not uncommon for specific joints to cause debilitating pain, either due to acute injuries or chronic arthritis. As a pain-alleviating treatment to delay eventual surgery or to augment physical therapy, injections of local anesthetic and steroid may be performed into or around specific joints. Common joints include the [...]

Epidural Steroid Injections


Epidural Steroid Injections Steroids are potent anti-inflammatory medications.  The goal of an epidural steroid injection is to place this medication near the area of injury or pathology within the spine. The steroid medication reverses the effect of pain-producing inflammatory compounds produced by the body, thereby easing pain and allowing for improved function. [...]

Sacroiliac Joint Injections


Sacroiliac Joint Injection The sacroiliac joints, or SI joints, exist on both sides of the lower back, joining the spine to the pelvis.  These joints are susceptible to injury, either by chronic stress or acute injury. This type of pain may occur with other spine problems and the diagnosis [...]