Medial Branch and Facet Blocks

peakhwBack Pain, Injections, Nerve Blocks

There are a few types of blocks available at Peak Health and Wellness, so how can you understand the differences between them? Two of the most common are¬†facet blocks and medial branch blocks. A facet block is an injection of anesthetic combined with a steroid into a spinal joint. A medial branch block is pretty similar, except the medication is … Read More

Physical Therapy Sessions are Improved with Sympathetic Blocks

peakhwChronic Pain, Injections, Joint Injections, Nerve Blocks

Many health care providers believe that a sympathetic nerve block is an effective way to¬†manage chronic pain. This therapy is designed to target your sympathetic nervous system, which is a series of nerves spreading out from the spine to the rest of your body. The nerves control a number of involuntary functions, such as sweating, blood flow, and even digestion. … Read More