The pain management specialists at DFW Spine Institute, Specializing in Laser, are dedicated to helping patients in the Dallas – Fort Worth area find relief from pain. We offer several types of nerve block procedures that can improve mobility and alleviate pain in the back, neck, legs, shoulders, and arms.
Types of Nerve Blocks
Epidural Nerve Block
An epidural nerve block is an injection of a corticosteroid medication intended to reduce inflammation and ease pain that may be caused by sciatica, spinal stenosis, a pinched nerve, or herniated disc.
Cervical Epidural Nerve Block
An epidural nerve block delivered into the epidural space in the cervical area of the spine to relieve neck pain.
Thoracic Epidural Nerve Block
An epidural nerve block delivered into the epidural space in the thoracic area of the spine to relieve upper to mid-back pain.
Lumbar Epidural Nerve Block
An epidural nerve block delivered into the epidural space in the lumbar area of the spine to relieve lower back pain.
Selective Nerve Root Block (SNRB)
An SNRB is often used as a diagnostic tool to help your doctor find the specific cause of neuropathic pain, and may also be used to treat certain types of lower back pain.
Facet Joint Block
A nerve block administered to a facet joint, located between vertebrae, can be used to ease pain caused by spinal osteoarthritis, facet arthritis or facet joint syndrome.
Sacroiliac Joint Block Injection
A sacroiliac joint block is an injection administered to the sacroiliac, or SI, joint and is used to treat or diagnose sacroiliac joint dysfunction which can cause low back pain.
Cervical Plexus Block
A cervical plexus block may be used to alleviate certain types of neck pain.
Cervical Paravertebral Block
A paravertebral block can be administered to relieve shoulder pain.
Brachial Plexus Block
A brachial plexus block may be utilized to treat arm pain.
Lumbar Plexus Block
A lumbar plexus block is an advanced nerve block that may be used to treat leg pain.