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Medial Branch Blocks

We understand that back pain can be excruciating and life-interrupting, but you don’t have to live with daily pain. If you’re suffering from chronic back pain, it’s important to know that surgery isn’t your only option. At Regenerative Sports, Spine & Spa we offer effective pain management solutions –  such as a medial branch block – to help you regain your mobility and live more comfortably.

 

How Does a Medial Branch Block Work?

Facet joints in the spine can become inflamed and cause pain from certain injuries or arthritic conditions. A medial branch block is an injection of strong local anesthetic to the medial branch nerves that supply the facet joints. It’s designed as a

 

What Can I Expect During and After a Procedure?

You will be numbed prior to the procedure, and won’t even feel the injection which consists of a local anesthetic either with our without steroid, which is injected into the appropriate location – the joints or medial branch. The actual procedure is over rather quickly, and you may feel back pain improvement immediately after the injection. If a steroid was used it will take a few days to take effect which peaks to full effect in about two weeks.

 

Our goal at Regenerative Sports, Spine and Spa is to get our patients back on the road to optimum health and wellness. If you are experiencing chronic pain in your lower back, please contact our office to schedule a personal and private consultation to discuss if a medial branch block could bring you relief. We look forward to developing a treatment plan that is specific to your needs.

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At Regenerative Sports, Spine & Spa, our goal and passion is to get people back to their lives, whether they are derailed by injury, they are not feeling like themselves, or if the natural aging process has slowed them down. We help our clients get back to work, sports, daily activities and beauty, so they can enjoy their lives again.

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