A 36-year-old member asked:
Can you explain the process of a a nerve block?
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Pain Management 39 years experience
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 the use of a needle and may or may not be done using x-ray or ultrasound.
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