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McLeod Dillon Interventional Pain Clinic

Interventional (injection) pain management may be beneficial for a number of conditions, including:

  • Radiating leg pain
  • Radiating arm pain
  • Shingles pain
  • Sacroiliac or SI Joint pain
  • Low back Arthritis pain
  • Neck Arthritis pain
  • Pain from Spinal bone fractures due to Osteoporosis
  • Point specific muscle pain
  • Other painful areas due to peripheral nerve irritation including sciatic nerve pain
  • Rib pain after lung surgery or other chest procedure
  • Headache pain
  • Pancreatic Cancer pain
  • Recurring pain after back or neck surgery

The specialized staff offers a variety of interventional (injection) options, including:

Cervical/Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection: Steroid is injected into the epidural space, which is located outside of the spinal cord area, to treat symptoms secondary to nerve root irritation or central spinal canal stenosis.

Cervical/Lumbar Facet Joint Injection: Select forms of neck and back pain may be reduced or eliminated by injections of steroid around the joints of the spine. This is a great treatment for pain resulting from arthritis of the spine.

Sacroiliac Joint or SI Joint Injections: Injection of steroid into the sacroiliac joint that targets a reduction in referred pain to the lower back, buttock and leg. The SI Joint can become inflamed and painful for some patients.

Trigger Point Injection: Injection of local anesthetic and steroid into painful areas of muscle spasm.

Occipital Nerve Blocks: Injection of steroid targeting the occipital nerves at the base of the skull offering relief to patients suffering from a multitude of different headache types and/or occipital neuralgia.

Peripheral Nerve Block: Injection of steroid at painful peripheral nerves for both diagnostic and therapeutic benefit. Injections can target intercostal (rib), ilioinguinal, iliohypogastric, lateral femoral cutaneous, femoral or sciatic nerves.

For more information, call (843) 390-8222.



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