Interventional Procedures We Offer

Interventional pain management utilises advanced diagnostic imaging and focused injections or procedures to treat and manage chronic pain.

Interventional pain management begins with identifying the root cause of pain through advanced diagnostic imaging and then delivering one or more therapeutic injections directly to the area of injury or pathology. It is frequently employed when conservative, medical management has failed to bring relief, or prior to pursuing surgery.

Many different types of procedures and injections are available for management of chronic pain. The correct approach will depend upon your symptoms and proper diagnosis. For many patients, interventional pain treatments are an effective alternative to surgical interventions and the means of regaining a relatively pain-free life. However, not all interventional pain treatments achieve the desired result.It is important for patients to understand that other procedures including surgery may still be necessary.

At Pain Spa we offers a comprehensive range of pain procedures and injections for patients suffering from chronic pain. We utilise advanced imaging techniques.

Abdominal Cutaneous Nerve Block

Abdominal cutaneous nerve entrapment syndrome (ACNES) is not an uncommon condition. When a patient is seen for abdominal pain without…

Achilles Tendon Injection

Achilles tendinitis exists along the spectrum of peritendinitis to tendinosis or tendinopathy. This is a painful, swollen, and tender area…

Botox For Back Pain

Chronic low back pain is a common condition with diverse etiologies. It is a major cause of functional impairment and…

Botox For Migraine

Botulinum toxin type A (Botox, Allergan) is a purified neurotoxin complex, which is derived from the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. It…

Botulinum Toxin Injection

C botulinum is a gram-positive anaerobic bacterium that produces the botulinum neurotoxin (BoNT).

Caudal Epidural Injection

The caudal approach to the epidural space is the earliest known technique for epidural steroid injection or blocks. Caudal epidural…

Cervical Facet Joint Injection

Neck pain is common in the general population and even more common in a chronic pain management practice. Studies have…

Cervical Facet Radiofrequency Denervation

Radiofrequency lesioning refers to delivery of high frequency electrical current in the RF range (500kHz) to patient tissue via an…

Cervical Medial Branch Blocks

Cervical medial branch blocks are local anesthetic injections targeting the articular nerves (the medial branches) that transmit sensory information including…

Coccyx Injection

Pain in the region of the coccyx is referred to as coccygodynia. Despite being recognised for many centuries, coccydynia remains…

Coolief: Genicular Nerve Block & RF Neurotomy of Knee Joint

Chronic osteoarthritis pain of the knee is often not effectively managed with non-pharmacological

Dorsal Root Ganglion Block

Dorsal root ganglia (DRG), which contain the cell bodies of primary afferent neurons transmitting sensory information from the periphery to…

Ganglion Impar Block

Ganglion impar block can be performed in patients with coccyx pain not responding to conservative treatment and simpler injections. It…

Genitofemoral Nerve ablation

Genitofemoral neuralgia is a cause of neuropathic pain that is often debilitating in nature. It is characterized by chronic neuropathic…

Genitofemoral Nerve Block

Genitofemoral neuralgia is one of the most common causes of lower abdominal and pelvic pain encountered in clinical practice. Genitofemoral…

Golfer’s Elbow Injection

Epicondylitis is one of the most common elbow problems in adults, occurring both laterally and medially. Medial epicondylitis of the…

Hip Joint Cooled Radiofrequency Ablation

Chronic osteoarthritis pain of the hip joint is often not effectively managed with non-pharmacological or pharmacological

IlioInguinal Nerve Ablation

Chronic inguinal neuralgia involving ilioinguinal and iliohypogastric nerves is a frequent complication of surgical procedures involving a lower abdominal incision…

Iliolumbar Ligament Injection

Iliolumbar ligament is often over looked as a source of low back pain. The iliolumbar ligament plays an important biomechanical…

Inguinal Nerve Block

Ilioinguinal, iliohypogastric, and genitofemoral nerves are collectively known as ‘border nerves’ because these nerves supply the skin between the abdomen…

Intercostal Nerve Block

The intercostal nerve supplies sensation to the thorax and abdomen. Consequently, intercostal nerve blocks and the neuromodulatory techniques may be…

Ischial Bursa Injection

Bursitis is an inflammation or degeneration of the sac-like structures that protect the soft tissues from underlying bony prominences. Bursitis…

Knee PRP Therapy for Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis of the knee is the result of progressive deterioration of the articular cartilage and menisci of the joint. Platelet-rich…

Knee Viscosupplementation Injection

Viscosupplementation therapy has been used increasingly during the last decade, and helps the patients with both pain reduction and halting…

Lateral Femoral Cutaneous Nerve Block

Painful mononeuropathy of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve (LFCN) was first described by Bernhardt in 1878, the symptom complex

Lumbar Cooled Radiofrequency

Lumbar zygapophyseal or “facet” joint pain accounts for 15-30% of low back pain cases in the adult population. When facet-mediated…

Lumbar Epidural Injection

Epidural steroid injections are one of the most commonly performed procedures in pain medicine. Although they have historically been utilized…

Lumbar Facet Joint Injection

Facet joints can be a common source of chronic low back pain. Facet joints are thought to play a part…

Lumbar Facet Radiofrequency Denervation

Radiofrequency lesioning refers to delivery of high frequency electrical current in the RF range (500kHz) to patient tissue via an…

Lumbar Medial Branch Blocks

Lumbar medial branch blocks are local anesthetic injections targeting the articular nerves (the medial branches) that transmit sensory information including…

Nerve Root Block

Selective nerve root blocks are based on the assumption that delivering a small amount of medication to a specific target…

Occipital Nerve Ablation

Pulsed radiofrequency ablation of the occipital nerve is a safe and effective option for management of occipital neuralgia and refractory…

Occipital Nerve Block

Occipital neuralgia is defined as a paroxysmal shooting or stabbing pain in the distribution of the greater or lesser occipital…

Phrenic Nerve Block and Ablation

A phrenic nerve block is useful in the diagnosis and treatment of intractable hiccups. It is also occasionally useful as…

Piriformis Injection

Piriformis syndrome is an elusive clinical entity. It is likely that this condition is overlooked and overdiagnosed with equal propensity….

Plantar Fascia Injection

Plantar fasciitis, reportedly the most common cause of pain in the inferior heel, is estimated to account for 11 to…

Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injection has emerged as a treatment alternative for many musculoskeletal conditions.

Pulsed Radiofrequency Treatment

The first pulsed radiofrequency procedure on a lumbar dorsal root ganglion, took place on February 1, 1996. Since then, it…

Quadratus Lumborum Injection

Quadratus lumborum is one of the common sources of low back pain and one that is easily missed or ignored.

Rectus Sheath Block

The rectus sheath block was first introduced into clinical practice in 1899 by Schleich when it was used to achieve…

SacroIliac Joint injection

The relationship between the sacroiliac joint (SIJ) and low back pain has been a subject of much debate with some…

Stellate Ganglion Block

The sympathetic nervous system (SNS) directly controls involuntary human homeostatic activities and has a major role in neuropathic, vascular and…

Supraorbital Nerve Block

Supraorbital nerve block can be useful in the management of supraorbital neuralgia.Supraorbital neuralgia is a rare type of neuralgia characterized…

Suprascapular Nerve Ablation

Suprascapular nerve block remains a useful tool for pain control for different shoulder chronic pain syndromes as well as for…

Suprascapular Nerve Block

Shoulder pain is common in the community, affecting 15–30% of adults at any one time. Causes include degenerative disease

Tennis Elbow Injection

Lateral epicondylitis, or ‘tennis elbow’, is a common condition that usually affects patients between 35 and 55 years of age….

Thoracic Facet Joint Injection

The role of thoracic facet joints in chronic back pain has received very little attention, as compared to lumbar and…

Trigger Point Injection

Myofascial trigger point injections are frequently indicated for myofascial pain syndrome and are performed as blind procedures. Although these injections…

Trochanteric Bursa Injection

Trochanteric bursitis is a term used to describe chronic, intermittent pain accompanied by tenderness to palpation overlying the lateral aspect…

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