Nerve pain, also known as neuropathic pain or peripheral neuropathy, may be the result of many medical conditions. If you have neuropathic pain, you know how frustrating it can be. It keeps you from doing many of the things you enjoy. It can affect your emotional well-being. But don't lose hope.
Sacroiliac joint pain, also known as Sacroilitis or sacroiliac joint dysfunction, is a common arthritis-like condition causing pain in the lower back, buttocks, groin, and legs. Your sacroiliac joints (we call them the "SI" joints) are the places where your hips meet your spine. These joints don't
Sciatica, also known as radiculopathy or radicular pain, is a common disorder causing radiating pain from the lower back to the leg. This condition is an irritation or compression of one or more nerve roots in the lumbar spine. Because these nerves travel to the hips, buttocks, legs and feet, an
For those with chronic migraines relief could come from the commonly used cosmetic drug Botox® that is used to reduce facial wrinkles. If you have the frequent, severe headache condition known as "chronic migraine," your doctor may want you to try injections of BOTOX® in your head and neck. The
A celiac plexus block may help those with recurrent abdominal pain that is not responsive to other treatments. This procedure temporarily disrupts the nerves of the celiac plexus. These nerves branch away from your spine. They connect to the organs in your abdomen. Pain signals caused by conditions
Epidurals aren’t just given to women during childbirth, in fact they can be used to relieve pain when a steroid is injected. Epidural steroids can be helpful for a number of conditions. Depending on the location of the injection this procedure can help relieve low back and radiating leg pain when
There are a number of treatment options available for joint pain. Joint injections can help relieve pain by improving the mobility of damaged joints. Commonly injected joints include: knees, shoulders, ankles and sacroiliac joints may all be injected. Learn More If you suffer from joint pain
A lumbar sympathetic block is an injection of medication that may help relieve leg pain. This procedure is an injection that numbs branches of nerves in your lower back. It helps doctors find and treat a number of problems linked to these nerves. Usually, a series of injections is needed to treat a