X-ray guidance is used to precisely direct the injection into the medial branch.
Medial Branch Blocks
What are Medial Branch Blocks?
The injection consists of a local anesthetic and steroid medication to reduce inflammation surrounding the injured joints.
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What are the Benefits?
Medial branch blocks may help to accurately detect the source of pain and determine if a follow-up radiofrequency ablation procedure may be beneficial.
Medial branch blocks are considered minimally-invasive treatments because they do not require incisions or extended recovery .
How do Medial Branch Blocks Work?
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What to Expect
Following your procedure you may experience some soreness and discomfort around the injection site. Some patients do experience numbness and/or weakness, but these side effects typically subside within a few hours.