Benefits of a Sphenopalatine Ganglion Nerve Block

If you suffer from persistent and chronic facial pain or headaches, you may benefit from a sphenopalatine ganglion nerve block. This procedure is used for patients who do not respond to conventional measures. The block is a minimally invasive injection that treats a variety of pain syndromes. What conditions are treated using the sphenopalatine ganglionRead More

Basics of the Stellate Ganglion Block

Stellate Ganglion Block The stellate ganglion  is part of the sympathetic nervous system located in the neck, on each side of the larynx. The stellate ganglion block is used to relieve head, neck, upper chest, and upper arm pain. This bock also increases circulation and blood flow to the arm region. What conditions are treatedRead More

Physical Therapy for Joint Pain

Physical therapy is a safe and effective treatment for managing rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and osteoarthritis (OA), as well as other joint problems. Physical therapy involves two main types of treatment: passive treatments and active treatments. Both types of treatment can significantly reduce the pain associate with joint conditions.   What is a Physical Therapist?  Read More

Overview of Joint Injection Procedures

A joint injection is used to manage pain and stiffness in the joint that is due to inflammation. Chronic joint pain can cause mobility problems that disrupt a person’s daily routine and decrease the person’s overall quality of life. When symptoms persist after rest and medications, the orthopedic specialist will often consider a joint injection.Read More

Ultrasound Guided Injections can Relieve Chronic Joint Pain

Joint injections or Peripheral intra-articular injections have proven highly effective in the treatment of chronic joint pain. Ultrasound guided joint injections are used to relieve knee, hip, shoulder, ankle and other joint pain. Doctors use ultrasound guidance to facilitate proper needle placement and to ensure that the medication goes into the joint space. Advantages ofRead More