Optimal solution for Pain Management
Searching Nerve by stimulation mode
- Cervical spinal nerve block
- Lumber spinal nerve block
Procedure & Effect
1. confirmation that the needle tip is positioned correctly
2. an electrode is inserted into the needle
3. A small electric current is passed through the needle
4. The nerves are treated with precise controls by a physician while the needle is inserted into the body
5. The nerve surrounding the needle tip are then heated where electric current is passed using the radiofrequency machine for 60 to 120 seconds
6. The nerves will be numbed.
7. The needle is withdrawn.
Typically, a procedure such as this is preceded by nerve stimulation to confirm accurate localization of the nerves.
Lesioning most commonly occurs at the medial branch nerves of the cervical, lumbar and thoracic spine. This is a common procedure to alleviate back pain brought on by degenerative disc disease, facet arthropathy or generalized facet disease.