Facet joint injection is a procedure performed under intravenous sedation. This is a mixture of local anaesthetic and steroid used to reduce the pain and inflammation around the small joints in your back called the facet joint.
Nerve Root Injection is a small procedure that is very useful to control back and leg pain performed under local or intravenous sedation. This nerve root injection helps to reduce the pain and inflammation due to the nerve root compression.
Facet joint injection is recommended for control of your severe neck pain. Inflammation caused by the wear and tear of your spine produces chemicals around your small joints of your spine called the ‘facet joint’.
There are several research studies to show that there is a connection between low back pain and depression. Chronic back pain can cause depression and at the same time, depression can also cause low back pain.
Lumbar Radiculopathy is a medical team used to describe a condition where there is pain, numbness or weakness of your buttock and legs. Sciatica is a generally used common term when the pain travels down the back of the leg from your back.
We know that chronic low back pain can cause depression. In the same way, depression can cause low back pain. Body pain is a common symptom of depression and depression actually worsens the way we feel about the pain.
Numbness of the fingers is usually caused by injury, irritation or compression of the nerves the supply the sensation to those fingers. Causes - prolapsed disc in the neck, wear and tear (arthritis) of the neck or a ‘pinched nerve’ in the neck.
Black discs on MRI scans are seen normally as age advances. The discs are the ‘soft cushions’ between the bones of the spine to absorb the weight and load during the normal activities in life.
Two in three of us suffer from neck pain. Neck pain from sleeping is a common problem in most people as your neck can be put in a lot of different positions during your sleep
Sacroiliac joint pain is as a dull, aching pain that is felt on one side or both sides of your lower back. It spreads to your hips, buttocks, upper back or side of the thigh and groin. It is the commonest cause of low back pain.