What is an Interventional Pain Management
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What services are offered for Interventional Pain Management in Windy City?
We know that living with chronic and acute pain is a great nuisance, so our experience in Interventional Pain Management allows us to treat this type of pain through various techniques to improve the quality of life of patients and reduce the intake of analgesics.
What is interventional pain management?
It is a method that uses blocking techniques that helps to reduce pain and allows the patient to easily perform their daily activities.
These methods can be: nerve block, injections, infusions, spinal cord and peripheral nerve field stimulation and radiofrequency ablation.
Pain travels through the nerves to the brain, which is why this method is used to interrupt these signals that are sent, which lessens the pain. There are temporary and permanent blockages (surgical)
These injections contain an anesthetic and steroid factor to help relieve pain. There are 3 types of injections commonly used for this method that are: steroid epidurals, facet joints and trigger joints. Depending on the pain point in the body, the specialist will indicate which one the patient should receive.
This method consists of prescription medications to relieve pain, its use becomes long term.
Spinal Cord Stimulation
In this method the pain is treated through gentle electrical currents that are placed near the spine which block the brain’s ability to feel pain.
Peripheral Nerve Field Stimulation
Similar to the previous one, soft electric currents are used but around the point of pain.
This method is mainly to relieve neck and back pain usually caused by arthritis. A radio wave is used to produce an electric current that heats the area of nerve tissue thus decreasing pain signals in the area.
Windy City Anesthesia offers several options for the treatment anesthesia services of avant-garde interventional pain for all those professionals who need to have the service in their facilities.