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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
33 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Sympathetic block: Having back soreness after a sympathetic injection is not unusual for the first couple of days if a posterior approach is used. Should not persist af ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Zeitler
38 years experience Anesthesiology
Injection of local: It is when local anesthesia is used to numb a nerve or group of nerves (plexus). It usually entails knocking out the motor component as well as senso ... Read More
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Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
28 years experience Anesthesiology
When a : Nerve is exposed to local anesthesia, sodium channels are blocked temporarily, preventing the transmission of an electrical impulse down the nerve's a ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Pain relief: Usually steroid and local anesthetic is injected to help relieve pain.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
Not understanding: If your question is about muscle pain and trigger points, people may have allergies to foods that cause the typical allergy like symptoms. However it ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Yes,: A nerve block can be used instead of general or topical anesthesia, depending on the type of surgery and patient or purpose.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Rare: Though the esi injections are quite safe in the general parlance, yet there always remain some adverse reactions of epidural steroid injections. Tempo ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Help with pain: Epidural steroid injections (esis) are a common treatment option for many forms of back & leg pain. They are integral part of the non-surgical managem ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Maybe: A nerve block is one of many possible treatments. Have you tried oral and topical medications (lyrica, lidoderm) as well as antiviral medication (val ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Nerve block: The process involves placing local anesthetic around a nerve or group of nerves(plexus), in order to make a part of the body numb. It usually involves ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Zeidman
32 years experience Neurosurgery
Multiple times: It can be done a number of times but often it becomes less effective if done very often. Some doctors limit patients to three to six per year.

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