Lumbar Sympathetic Blocks

Lumbar Sympathetic Blocks

A block that is performed to determine if there is damage to or alteration in the sympathetic nerve chain and if it is the source of pain. This is a diagnostic test primarily, but it may provide relief far in excess of the duration of the anesthetic. A local skin anesthetic is given in the lumbar area of the back. A needle is then inserted into the back under fluoroscopy next to the vertebral body. The block may be performed on both sides of the spine. An anesthetic medication will be injected into the area.

Appointment

Why Our Practice?

Why Our Practice?

We are Leaders in Spine, Joint & Orthopedic Care

  • Highly-Qualified, Board-Certified Physicians
  • Minimally Invasive, Integrated Treatment Approach
  • Patient-Centric, Compassionate Care
  • Cutting-Edge Technology & Treatment
  • Convenient Locations Throughout Northern California

We work together to provide comprehensive treatment and get you back to living the life you deserve!

Testimonials

For Appointments TEXT: » 408.409.0505

A PHP Error was encountered

Severity: Warning

Message: fopen(/opt/alt/php73/var/lib/php/session/ci_session243bf48974ae3e88c021c967882d0f63): failed to open stream: Disk quota exceeded

Filename: drivers/Session_files_driver.php

Line Number: 156

Backtrace:

File: /home/cpainmc/public_html/application/controllers/Conditions.php
Line: 6
Function: library

File: /home/cpainmc/public_html/index.php
Line: 293
Function: require_once

A PHP Error was encountered

Severity: Warning

Message: session_start(): Failed to read session data: user (path: /opt/alt/php73/var/lib/php/session)

Filename: Session/Session.php

Line Number: 140

Backtrace:

File: /home/cpainmc/public_html/application/controllers/Conditions.php
Line: 6
Function: library

File: /home/cpainmc/public_html/index.php
Line: 293
Function: require_once