Nerve Blocks

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What is it?

A group of nerves refers pain to a specific organ or region and can be blocked with the injection of medication into a specific area of the body. The injection of this nerve-numbing drug is called a nerve block.

What is it used for?

Different types of nerve blocks are used for different type of conditions.

  • check-mark-1Trigeminal nerve blocks are typically used for myofascial pain
  • check-mark-1Ophthalmic & Supraorbital nerve blocks are used for forehead and the area around eyelids
  • check-mark-1Sphenopalatine nerve block for nose and palate
  • check-mark-1Cervical epidural, thoracic epidural, and lumbar epidural block for back and neck
  • check-mark-1Brachial plexus block for administering anesthesia to the upper limb
  • check-mark-1Celiac plexus block for the pelvis region