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