Lumbar Sympathetic Block Injections
A lumbar sympathetic block is most commonly used to relieve leg pain that is caused by complex regional pain syndrome. The general idea behind this procedure is that numbing the branching nerves in the lower back can help block sensations of pain. At Pain Care, we offer this procedure to our patients as one of many treatment options. As a provider of pain management services for people in the Metro Atlanta, Georgia, area, we can help our patients with everything from examination and diagnosis to lifestyle changes and minimally invasive treatments. We understand how difficult treating a condition like complex regional pain syndrome can be, so we help our patients understand their condition and explore their options.
Pain Care may administer a lumbar sympathetic block to a patient in our Atlanta offices when physical therapy and other treatments don’t produce the desired relief from pain. This procedure is a minimally invasive, outpatient procedure that consists of the following steps: