What Can And Can’t Spinal Injections Help Treat?

Category: Injections | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: August 20, 2020

Corticosteroid spinal injections can be a patient’s best friend, but they aren’t a perfect solution for all types of back pain. A spine specialist will need to conduct a comprehensive diagnosis and consider other relevant factors like patient demographics and family history before deciding if spinal injections may be worth pursuing. In today’s blog, we […]

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The Benefits Of Ultrasound Guided Injections

Category: Injections | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: June 11, 2020

The spine gets the most attention at our clinic, but that doesn’t mean it’s the only area of the body we treat. Our knowledge of how body systems interact with one another and how treatments affect certain soft tissues also means that we can help patients recover when they suffer injuries to other common areas […]

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The Safety of Epidural Steroid Injections

Category: Injections | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: January 23, 2020

For many individuals with lower back or sciatic nerve-related pain, they need a little assistance pushing pain to the side so they can progress with things like physical therapy or exercise that can help provide more long-term relief. Many of them find this help in the form of an epidural steroid injection. With an epidural […]

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How Do Spinal Injections Work?

Category: Injections | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: October 24, 2017

If you are dealing with spine pain caused by inflammation or an irritated nerve and conservative techniques haven’t helped to control the problem, your spine specialist may recommend spinal injections. But what is in one of these injections, and how do they work to control pain? We take a closer look at spinal injections in […]

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Are Disc Injections Effective For Back Pain?

Category: Injections | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: March 28, 2017

Injections For Back Pain Relief Injections are a treatment option that we specialize in for patients suffering from all different sorts of back pain. However, whether or not an injection will be an effective option depends on a wide variety of factors, including: The true cause of back pain Related spinal conditions The solution being […]

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Spinal Injections 101: Ultrasound Guided Spinal Injections

Category: Injections | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: February 23, 2017

When it comes to injections, it’s imperative that the surgeon releases the fluid in the correct area of your body. If they are off by a couple of centimeters, the injection will not have the intended effect, and it could negatively affect other structures. To ensure the surgeon is in the correct area, medical centers […]

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Spinal Injections 101 – Epidural Steroid Injection

Category: Injections | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: February 16, 2017

Today’s blog marks our fifth installment of the “Injections 101” series. We’ve already covered Radiofrequency Ablation, Stellate Ganglion Blocks, Sacroiliac Joint Injections, and Lumbar Sympathetic Blocks. Today we turn our attention to Epidural Steroid Injections. What Is An Epidural Steroid Injection? An epidural steroid injection, or ESI for short, is a minimally invasive injection that aims […]

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Spinal Injections 101 – Stellate Ganglion Block

Category: Injections | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: February 9, 2017

Over the last couple of weeks we’ve explained the process and the purpose of a number of different injections. We’ve already explained radiofrequency ablation and sacroiliac joint injections, but today we want to take a second to explain stellate ganglion blocks. So below, we explain why you may need a stellate ganglion block, and what […]

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