When arthritis creates pain in the sacroiliac joint, a steroid injection is administered to relieve pain and reduce inflammation at the point of the spine and hipbone. The patient will lay face forward with a cushion under the stomach to arch the back while the physician locates the sacroiliac joint using a fluoroscope x-ray. After numbing the local skin and tissue with an anesthetic, the physician will then insert a needle into the sacroiliac joint, injecting a mixture of steroids and anesthetics to the area of pain.
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A minimally invasive procedure, radiofrequency ablation can help eliminate pain caused by damaged facet joints along the spine. It involves the use of heat from a high-frequency alternating current, and is easily performed in an outpatient setting, utilizing local anesthesia.... Know more →
Advanced Pain Medical Group runs the gamut when it comes to diagnosing our patients, identifying your pain’s point of origin with pinpoint accuracy. We then treat this pain with some of the following: