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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Spinal Injections 101 – Sacroiliac Joint Injections

Category: Injections | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: February 2, 2017

Your sacroiliac joints are large joints that extends from your lower back and into your buttocks region. When compression occurs, it can cause painful sensations in the lower back, hip, buttocks or leg. One way to treat an issue with the sacroiliac joint is with a pain injection. Today, we take a look at how […]

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Spinal Injection 101 – Radiofrequency Ablation

Category: Injections | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: January 25, 2017

In an effort to provide our patients and information seekers with a better idea of what they can expect from some different injections, we’re putting together a collection of blogs on specific injection types. We’ve already discussed Lumbar Sympathetic Blocks, and today, we’re diving into radiofrequency ablation. What Is Radiofrequency Ablation? Radiofrequency ablation is a […]

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Spinal Injections 101 – Lumbar Sympathetic Block

Category: Injections | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: January 18, 2017

When a person is dealing with back pain, oftentimes they imagine that there are only a couple ways to treat the pain. Some people are told that rest and physical therapy will be their best bets, while others assume only surgery will cure their pain. However, there is another type of treatment that can provide […]

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