Hip, Leg & Knee Procedures


 

FLUOROSCOPIC GUIDED HIP INJECTION

OVERVIEW
This non-operative, outpatient procedure is designed to provide relief for patients with arthritis of the hip joint. The technique allows the physician to inject numbing and anti-inflammatory medications with maximum accuracy.

Fluoroscopic Guided Hip Injection

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FLUOROSCOPIC GUIDED STEROID INJECTION FOR KNEE PAIN

OVERVIEW
This non-operative, outpatient procedure is designed to provide relief for patients with arthritis of the knee. The technique allows the physician to inject an inflammation-reducing steroid with maximum accuracy.

Fluoroscopic Guided Steroid Injection for Knee Pain

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GENICULAR NERVE ABLATION (RF NEUROTOMY)

OVERVIEW
During this outpatient procedure, the physician uses a radiofrequency device to heat up and disrupt the genicular nerves. These are the sensory nerves that transmit pain signals from the knee to the brain. Disrupting these pathways can provide long term relief from knee pain.

Genicular Nerve Ablation (RF Neurotomy)

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GENICULAR NERVE BLOCK (G BLOCK)

OVERVIEW
This outpatient procedure is an injection of anesthetic to the genicular nerves. These are the sensory nerves that transmit pain signals from the knee to the brain. Anesthetizing these nerves can disrupt the pain signals caused by degeneration of the knee. A genicular nerve block can provide temporary pain relief. It may help determine if a patient is a candidate for nerve ablation, which can provide long-term pain relief.

Genicular Nerve Block (G Block)

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LUMBAR EPIDURAL STEROID INJECTION

OVERVIEW
This injection procedure is performed to relieve low back and radiating leg pain. Steroid medication can reduce the swelling and inflammation caused by spinal conditions.

Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection

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LUMBAR SYMPATHETIC BLOCK

OVERVIEW
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 problem.

Lumbar sympathetic block

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LUMBAR TRANSFORAMINAL EPIDURAL STEROID INJECTION

OVERVIEW
This outpatient procedure is an injection of a steroid-anesthetic medication. The medication can reduce swelling and inflammation of irritated spinal nerves. This procedure is performed to relieve pain in the lower back and pain that radiates from the back to the legs. The injection takes only a few minutes to complete.

Lumbar Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection

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MEDIAL BRANCH BLOCK

OVERVIEW
This diagnostic procedure is performed to identify a painful facet joint. The facet joints are the joints between the vertebrae in the spine. They allow the spine to bend, flex and twist.

Medial Branch Block

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RADIOFREQUENCY NEUROTOMY OF THE LUMBAR FACETS

OVERVIEW
During this minimally-invasive procedure, the physician uses heat from radio waves to treat painful facet joints in your lower back. This procedure is also called radiofrequency rhizotomy. It can treat pain that doesn't respond to medications or to physical therapy.

Radiofrequency Neurotomy of the Lumbar Facets

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SACROILIAC JOINT STEROID INJECTION

OVERVIEW
This injection procedure is performed to relieve pain caused by arthritis in the sacroiliac joint where the spine and hip bone meet. The steroid medication can reduce swelling and inflammation in the joint.

Sacroiliac Joint Steroid Injection

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VISCO-SUPPLEMENTATION FOR ARTHRITIS OF THE KNEE

OVERVIEW
This nonsurgical procedure is an injection of a gel-like medication into the knee joint to supplement or replace the thick synovial fluid that cushions the joint. This treatment can help reduce the pain of arthritis.

Visco-supplementation for Arthritis of the Knee

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27101 Schoenherr Road, Suite 200
Warren, MI 48088
Phone: 586-200-4698
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