Treatments & Procedures

Here are some of the procedures that we perform. Most Center for Pain Management treatments can be done under local anesthesia or with IV sedation.

Cervical Procedures

  • Epidural steroid injection
  • Selective root injection, diagnostic
  • Facet/medial nerve block
  • Stellate ganglion/sympathetic blocks
  • Discography
  • C-2 ganglion block
  • Cervical medial branch radiofrequency ablation
  • Cervical epidural/transforaminal neuroplasty or lysis of adhesions
  • OA diagnostic blocks
Spine bones injury

Lumbar Procedures

  • Lumbar facet blocks
  • Selective nerve root blocks
  • Sacroiliac joint injection
  • Coccygeal nerve blocks for coccydynia
  • Discography
  • Epidural steroid injection
  • Lumbar sympathetic block
  • Percutaneous discectomy
  • Piriformis block
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Biacuplasty
  • Intradiscal electrocoagulation therapy
  • Trufuse facet fusion
  • Sacroiliac joint bipolar rhizotomy
  • Diagnostic medical branch nerve injections
  • Ventral transforaminal epidural neuroplasty or epidural lysis of adhesions
  • Cooled RF for SI joint
  • Sinuvertebral neurotomy
  • Radiofrequency rhizotomy – lumbar medial branch nerves
Man suffering from knee pain

Hip, Knee, Shoulder, Wrist, and Ankle Procedures

  • Joint injections
  • Joint aspirations
  • Intra-articular steroid injections
  • Tendon injections
  • Intra-articular Synvisc or Euflexxa injections

Facial Pain and Headaches

  • Stereotactic radiofrequency ablation of the Gasserian ganglion
  • Third occipital nerve blocks and radiofrequency treatments
  • Trigeminal nerve block
  • C-2 blocks
  • OA and AA blocks
  • Sphenopalatine ganglion blocks
  • Occipital nerve blocks
Young man suffering from headache
Woman with back pain

Thoracic Procedures

  • Facet injections
  • Epidural steroid injection
  • Intercostal nerve blocks
  • Radiofrequency rhizotomy
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Paravertebral nerve blocks
  • Paravertebral neurotomy
  • Intradiscal therapies
  • Sinuvertebral blocks
  • Diagnostic medial branch nerve injections

Abdominal and Pelvic
Procedures, Treatments for Cancer Pain

  • Celiac plexus block/splanchnic block
  • Celiac plexus neurolysis
  • Ganglion impair block
  • Hypogastric plexus block
  • Pudendal nerve block
  • Epidural port-a-caths
  • Sympathetic ganglia ablation


  • Implantation, programming, and management
  • Spinal cord stimulators trials and implantations, cervical, lumbar, and other


  • Peripheral nerve stimulators


  • Intrathecal trials of morphine, baclofen or prialt
  • Intrathecal infusion pumps or morphine pumps


  • Epidural blood patch
  • Peripheral nerve blocks: suprascapular, occipital, ilio-inguinal, intercostal, supratrochlear, supraorbital, and infraorbital nerve blocks, mental, genitofemoral, femoral, brachio plexus, lumbar plexus blocks, obturator nerve blocks, continuous nerve sheath catheters, etc.
Woman with shoulder pain