If you’re in constant pain, interventional pain management methods can alleviate your pain and improve quality of life. Pain doctors in Phoenix at pain and Spine clinics employ cutting-edge, minimally invasive treatment options to address the root cause of their pain. Interventional pain specialists look at the patient as a whole person, rather than just their pain. This enables them to help relieve chronic pain.
Interventional Pain Management
Interventional pain management is a specialty in pain medicine that looks beyond medication to relieve pain and allows patients to normal life.
Pain doctors perform minimally-invasive procedures, such as injections and nerve blocks to reduce pain.
When someone is in pain, the pain specialist will first diagnose the problem to determine the root issue is and then treat the pain accordingly. In an interventional pain management practice, a multi-disciplinary approach is adopted to eliminate pain in the fastest and most effective and direct way possible for each individual patient.
Some common interventional pain management procedures are –
- Joint Injections
- Facet Joint Injections
- SI Joint Injection
- Epidural Steroid Injection
- Radiofrequency Ablation
- Nerve Blocks
- Spinal Cord Stimulation
- Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty
These are used in conjunction with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, physical therapy and regenerative medicine to obtain long-term pain relief in a minimally invasive manner.