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Spinal Nerve Block
Is lyrica (pregabalin) useful in treatment of crps? Was given 75mg 2x's day, but i'm not sure if it'll help. It will be weeks before i can get spinal nerve blocks
The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more
Is it possible to have an adverse reactions or bad side affects to a spinal sympathetic nerve block?
Which is most effective at treating severe chronic neuropathic pelvic pain that has no cause: spinal cord stimulator, nerve block injection or tens?
Was getting a nerve block today and dr and nurse were saying something was really small now I have spinal stenosis and was wondering what they meant?
I have a syrinx in my spinal cord that causes a lot of back pain. Is it safe to have nerve block injections?
Is genitofemoral nerve block injection given at spinal cord?Pain management doc says it will b performed under anaesthesia, afterwards it hurts lot?
Generally No : Genitofemoral nerve block is a peripheral nerve and it's innervation (where it gets it's feeling from) is at the L1 and L2 spinal nerve levels. Typically the block is done at the peripheral level in the lower abdomen/pelvic area next to the pubic bone. Sometimes when this technique provides short term benefit, another injection may be performed at the spinal nerve levels to get relief. ...Read more
see below: A spinal nerve (root) is a large nerve bundle that leaves the spine at regular intervals, right and left. Inflammation can occur anywhere in the body. Think of a bee sting, with pain, swelling and sensitivity. Inflammation of the nerve root, causes pain close to the spine, and along the route of the nerve. Epidural steroid injections are sometimes used to place anti-inflammatories into the spine. ...Read more
Weakness or paralysi: The ventral root contains the motor fibers which control our muscles. Because muscles have multiple nerve roots innervating them the result may only be weakness in a particular group of muscles or could be paralysis if the particular nerve root is the dominant root. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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