Injection Procedures

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    Best Nonsurgical Spinal Treatment in Chennai

    Nonsurgical treatments for spinal conditions often involve injections to manage pain, inflammation, and other symptoms. Common types of injections used in nonsurgical spinal treatments include epidural injections, facet joint injections, and nerve root blocks. efore the procedure, the patient undergoes a thorough evaluation by a healthcare provider, which may include a physical examination, review of medical history, and diagnostic imaging studies such as X-rays, MRI, or CT scans. This helps determine the most appropriate type of injection and treatment plan for the patient’s specific condition.

    Dr. Phani Kiran S, specialist in Injection Procedures at Medspine in Chennai, with over 10 years of experience, ensures optimal outcomes for patients undergoing this procedure.

    Types of Injection Procedures

    Trigger point injections

    Trigger point injections involve injecting medication into trigger points, localized areas of muscle tightness or spasm, to alleviate pain and improve mobility.

    Facet joint or medial branch block injections

    Facet joint or medial branch block injections involve injecting medication into the facet joints or medial branch nerves to alleviate pain and diagnose the source of pain originating from the spine.

    Epidural injections - nerve root blocks

    Epidural injections and nerve root blocks involve injecting medication into the epidural space or near spinal nerves to relieve pain and inflammation associated with conditions like herniated discs or spinal stenosis.

    Sacroiliac joint block injections

    Sacroiliac joint block injections involve injecting medication into the sacroiliac joint to alleviate pain and inflammation, aiding in diagnosis and providing therapeutic relief.

    Endoscopic Lumbar Discectomy

    It is a surgical intervention specifically for treating disc herniations in the lower back (lumbar region). Surgeons use an endoscope to remove portions of the herniated disc that are causing pain and other symptoms by exerting pressure on nerve roots.

    Endoscopic Microdiscectomy

    It is similar in purpose to endoscopic lumbar discectomy, focuses on the treatment of herniated discs. However, it involves specialized microsurgical techniques and instruments in addition to the endoscope.

    Endoscopic Cervical Discectomy

    Endoscopic Cervical Discectomy targets disc herniations in the neck (cervical region). Surgeons remove the herniated parts of a cervical disc that are compressing the spinal cord or nerve roots.

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