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Can you explain the process of a a nerve block?

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Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
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