Injection therapy can be a helpful tool for diagnosing and treating recurring cases in which the patient experiences great pain. Injections can be especially helpful in relieving pain caused by nerve injuries. There are various forms of injection therapy – evaluation by an injectionist is a crucial step in determining whether injection therapy is right for you.
What is Injection Therapy?
Injection therapy is a form of pain management in which a qualified pain physician utilizes corticosteroids and other injections to help relieve pain in a patient.
Sometimes injection therapy can be a cure in and of itself, other times it can be used as a diagnostic tool to understand what surgery needs to be performed. Injections can help relieve pain from the following injuries and conditions:
- Bulging spinal disc
- Herniated spinal disc
- Fractured vertebrae
Depending on the specifics of your injury, injection therapy may help manage your pain. In order to fully treat your injury, a pain management or injection therapy specialist must diagnose your injury or condition and determine the correct course of treatment.
A Comprehensive Approach to Treatment
If your injury or condition necessitates it, our injection specialists can explain to you the best options for treatment and walk you through the process step by step. Injection therapy can be an effective alternative to surgery for those who wish to avoid surgical procedures. It can also be an effective supplement to surgery. Regardless, our team of medical professionals will coordinate the best treatment plan for your specific situation.