Archive: Pain Management

Epidural – Your Choice

What is an epidural? An epidural is a method of pain relief used to relieve pain during labour. An injection of local anaesthetic is passed into your lower back close...

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Pain relief after surgery

Produced by the Pain Management Team Aims Some discomfort or pain is to be expected after surgery. This will depend on the site and nature of the operation and will...

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Chronic Pain Service

Introduction to the Pain Service You have been referred to the Chronic Pain Service. This is a multi-disciplinary service consisting of Pain Consultants in Pain Management, Health Psychologists, an Advanced...

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Pain injection treatment explained

You have been advised that your name will be on our waiting list for injection treatment. What happens next? Once there is an appointment available you will be contacted by...

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Facet injections

What are facet joints? Facet joints are lubricated joints that, together with the vertebral disc, connect the vertebra or backbone. The facets specifically guide the spine during sideways and backwards...

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Radiofrequency facet joint denervation

What is radiofrequency denervation (RFD)? Facet joints are lubricated joints that, together with the vertebral disc, connect vertebra to each other. The facets specifically guide the spine during sideways and...

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Sacroiliac Injections

What is a Sacroiliac joint? The sacroiliac joint is a large joint in the lower back joining the iliac bone to the sacrum. You have two joints, one on each...

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Sacroiliac Joint Radiofrequency Denervation (SIJ RFD)

What is radiofrequency denervation (RFD)? The sacroiliac joint is a large joint in the lower back joining the iliac bone to the sacrum. You have two joints, one on each...

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