4 doctors weighed in:
How often is it safe to have a nerve block with fluoroscopy ?
4 doctors weighed in

Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees
In brief: 3 per 6 months
I try to limit the steroid exposure to 3 injections per 6 months.
Not all blocks require steroid and 3 per 6 months is not an absolute.

In brief: 3 per 6 months
I try to limit the steroid exposure to 3 injections per 6 months.
Not all blocks require steroid and 3 per 6 months is not an absolute.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Dr. David Rosenfeld
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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Wrong question!
Fluoroscopic guidance helps quide the needle for accurate placement and injection.
I do not agree with the "apin treatment" priciple that you need as course of three. If no benefit is achieved with the first injection, subsequent ones will not deliver. Keep in mind, old-time anesthiologists did nerve blocks without fluoroscopic guidance!

In brief: Wrong question!
Fluoroscopic guidance helps quide the needle for accurate placement and injection.
I do not agree with the "apin treatment" priciple that you need as course of three. If no benefit is achieved with the first injection, subsequent ones will not deliver. Keep in mind, old-time anesthiologists did nerve blocks without fluoroscopic guidance!
Dr. Thomas Namey
Dr. Thomas Namey
Thank
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